Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Link roundup

1. Lifehacker recommends this site for easily downloading and converting youtube videos.

2. I think this is mostly just confirming what was believed at the time, but, "Pakistan's powerful intelligence services were heavily involved in preparations for the Mumbai terrorist attacks of November 2008, according to classified Indian government documents obtained by the Guardian." Via.

3. Nissan's North American head of marketing on Nissan's new electric car:

"I'm not advertising the Leaf to sell Leafs. We're sold out. I'm doing it to build the brand," Mr. Carolin said. "We are not regarded as a strong brand. Our mission in life is to improve that brand opinion."
Relatedly, Nissan marketing people, please stop posing as regular readers and sending me excited emails about the "cool" new Nissan "viral" videos.