Links of the day

Snow Peak Official Website – cool Japanese over-engineered camping stuff, love their Baja table out of solid aluminium and titanium cooking ware.

4,000,000,000 « Flickr Blog – flickr breaks the 4 billion barrier

Milly’s Bookmarklets – great bookmarklets for searching on the fly based on the site you are currently visiting

Consumer Psychologist: The Obsession With ‘Emotional Advertising’ is Missing the Point – I think some of the adverts to provoke annoyance and revulsion like Courts Carpets and Cillitbang work for brand recall but not brand preference

AppleInsider | Exclusive: Pink Danger leaks from Microsoft’s Windows Phone

YouTube – Greenpeace Leader Admits Arctic Ice Exaggeration – Greenpeace caught out lying yet again. I am not so sure that global warming doesn’t exist but BBC NEWS – What happened to global warming? reminds me of the coming ice age predicted in the 1970s

100 years of Big Content fearing technology—in its own words – Ars Technica

We Are Not a “Lost Generation” – Authenticities – Edelman Digital – this is isn’t all that new, I remember the furore when UB40’s 1-in-10 came out but things got better. Its about perspective

johnmac’s rants: T-Mobile’s Sidekick Outage — and Barbara McMullen’s experience II – poor experience with Microsoft cloud services. Social graph and calendar data vanishes

Fake Steve Jobs: Why IBM Is Getting Heat From the Antitrust Police – Dan Lyons gets his facts wrong in this piece on the mainframe market and gets spanked in the comments. Sloppy journalism doesn’t get tolerated any more

“By-Standing…” Kelly Tsai (3X HBO Def Poet) – really like the way that this protest video was shot, it looks deceptively simple and uses the rhythm of the poetry to edit the shots

OneSixthBruce – plastic toys from Hong Kong

Companies should enforce digital dress code, says Gartner | Pinsent Masons LLP

10 Reasons Social Media isn’t Replacing Email | WebProNews