17 September 2010

Green Skeptic Friday LinkFest - 09/17/10

Pizza of the week: Kosher salami w/2 cheeses.
It's Friday again. (And it's Howard Lindzon's birthday - Happy Birthday, Howard!)

Here are this week's links:

Fast Company features the "8 Most Exciting Solar Projects in the U.S.," begging the question, why not 10? Solar

GreenTech Media talks with Guido Bartels about the smart grid industry ahead of next week’s inaugural GridWise Global Forum: The GridWise Alliance.
My pal Gregor Macdonald pointed to this disturbing insight that basically throws US climate change politics under the bus: World Bank invests record sums in coal.
The DOE opened their shelves for perusing by entrepreneurs and investors looking for leading-edge technologies available for licensing: Technology Commercialization Portal.

Thomas Friedman's sobering observation that we basically traded silicon chips for poker chips, and how we're stuck being second best. We're No. 1(1)!
Speaking of poker, Mark Suster of GRP Partners has a great series of posts on Angel Investing up on his Both Sides of the Table blog. Here is the first, on Dealflow – Are You Sitting at The Right Poker Table? I encourage you to read them all.

And finally, Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures starts a conversation (as only he can!) on the two worlds of Venture Capital: Two VCs.

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