Links of the day

This country is fucked… Lets kick off! | Facebook – Facebook group that allows the disaffected to vent

Tweetdoc: Document your twitter event – handy for keeping a record of a project

GroupM Search and comScore Release Study on the Interplay Between Search Marketing and Social Media – comScore, Inc

Three reasons why Steve Ballmer will resign from Microsoft (in 2010)

South Korea tops the 2009 Broadband Leadership | Korean Insight – and the UK comes nowhere

Reuters Columns » Blog Archive » Necessity is mother of invention at Microsoft | – completely shafts Microsoft’s desire to be seen as an innovator and admits that Microsoft is now a value play rather than a growth play

Economist.com Builds Its Pay Wall Higher, But All The New Stuff Stays Free | paidContent

Apple and Windows Computers Living Together Under One Roof, According to New NPD Report

Slashdot Mobile Story | Netgear WNR3500L Open Source Router Announced

a sobering view on the future of consumption – things are screwed

Experts evaluate Evening Standard’s shift to a free-circulation paper – Brand Republic News – Brand Republic

Tesco Clubcard signs up one million customers since relaunch – Brand Republic News – Brand Republic

87 cool things – for using Google’s services

But seriously, Bishop: would Jesus have shopped at Aldi and Lidl while avoiding M&S

US court says software is owned, not licensed | Pinsent Masons LLP

Shoppers’ Shifting Priorities – Interactive Graphic – NYTimes.com

Don’t Waste My Time

Steven N. S. Cheung – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – interesting China-based economist

UltraVPN – A Free VPN

Life in Tokyo : Part One – acid house pioneer Luke Solomon’s recommendations for a trip to Tokyo

Michael Wolff on Rupert Murdoch | vanityfair.com – Rupert declares war on the internet

Manage a Team – Wired How-To Wiki

Lisa Earle McLeod: Good Morning Moms: Who’s Going To Replace Diane on GMA?

10 Things to Know About Wireless Power

Why Tech Mergers May End Up Hurting the Web – the anti-trust implications from many of the recent web moves