Links for the week ending 17-01-2011 Motivational Commencement Address by Marc S. Lewis How you define & measure success changes over time and this is told very nicely through a bunch of 3 stories. tags: speech graduation commencement motivation success Bill Watterson – Kenyon College commencement speech 1990 A pretty motivating speech that inspires you to find your identity & ideals. tags: speech graduation calvinhobbes motivation Best Commencement Speeches Quotes and Inspirational Advice : Graduation Wisdom Pretty useful reference site. Contains a variety of speeches ranging from well known ones like Steve Jobs Stanford address to Bill Watterson’s. Also has a top quotes section. tags: speech graduation reference Lacking Knowledge Essentials – The Daily WTF This is what happens when the purchasing department of a company turns out to be even more inept than the vendor’s sales team. tags: business development marketing thedailywtf Don’t Worry, We’ll Fix It! – The Daily WTF A real classic… Who knew purging data could be so dangerous, that too when you are cross-checking the latest transaction date. tags: design business interesting archiving backup List of common misconceptions – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Quite a list for sure, and one that is bound to expand. Think of it as a historical snopes.com. Found it all thanks to xkcd – http://xkcd.com/843/ tags: wikipedia misconceptions history trivia science list interesting reference Myth of the Flat Earth – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia People were not that slow to warm up to the idea of a spherical earth after all. In fact most of the educated people in the middle ages agreed that the earth was round. tags: myth earth wikipedia Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.