Links of the day

NHK’s ‘Domo-kun’ to be aired in 101 countries › Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion – Way cool Domo-kun is a bit of an icon, looking forward to seeing his TV debut in UK

Facebook | Lexicon – Facebook’s answer to Google Zeitgeist

Europe Lags on Internet Penetration, Moves Ahead on Broadband Take-Up – interesting take on the mobile web here by Edelman thats a bit at odds to what I have heard from developers (rather than marketers) in terms of its viability

Faster – Why Constant Stress is Part of Our Future

EastSouthWestNorth: Why Is CNN Patriotic? – interesting piece on the western media from a Chinese perspective

Russia warming up to open source

Is Keyword Search About To Hit Its Breaking Point?

When China learned to say no – interesting interview with Chinese authors about ‘China can say no’ and the Chinese national identity

Chief Yahoo Jerry Yang: Valley Internet icon now in a tough spot – SiliconValley.com

Social Tools for the Office Worker: How to Subvert I.T. and Play at Work

Wired News – GPS market challenges – GPS devices heading towards market saturation

Apple: Salesforce to become an all-Mac shop