Links of the day

apophenia » Big Data: Opportunities for Computational and Social Sciences – the real question is whether people like Facebook would let you at the data, but that’s a discussion for another time. Expect media companies to utilise the collateral data they gather up in their layer 7 scanning to become the new AC Neilsen

The Dogs of War: Apple vs. Google vs. Microsoft |

Youngsters Really Do Care About Online Privacy, Study Says – the kids, they’re alright

Monocolumn – Outwardly mobile – Japan makes an international call [Monocle] – Japan is trying to get itself back on the technology centre-stage. Keitai for everyone?

AP Stylebook changes ‘Web site’ to ‘website’ – online is the new normal, surprised that has taken them so long.

Key Palm exec leaves amid reports of pending sale | Relevant Results – CNET News – so the man who heads up what has been argued by some as the most saleable part of Palm has left the business. Interesting. Palm: Consulting Firm Finds Security Issues In WebOS Software – – this security breach may sink any residual value in Palm as an acquisition target

Marketing owns social media management. Now what?

Google: the killer social media monitoring platform

Music Industry Warns That It May Sue UK File-Sharers | TorrentFreak – because the UK Government couldn’t get off their arse and implement the Digital Economy Act now, music industry threatens additional legal stomping. Its all the fault of their bought-and-paid for politicians apparently. All a bit Bond villain to be honest with you

Google Public Policy Blog: Opt-ins, opt-outs, and everything in between – thoughtful take by Google on consumer online privacy and permission-based marketing

Shrimp shells may be used to repair spinal injuries, glass can help rebuild bone

Linux Graybeards? Yes, But Also A Wisdom Circle — Linux open source — InformationWeek – complexity and an established team has meant that the project isn’t seeing that much new blood coming through