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Trying to get back up to speed with links, have a helping typist hand, not up to date yet but this is the first of more links of the day posts to follow:

US Military Scientists Solve the Fundamental Problem of Viral Marketing | MIT Technology Review

Seth’s Blog: Is Google jumping the shark? – interesting that Godin thinks this is isolated to Google

Physicist recalls witnessing Higgs particle’s discovery at CERN | South China Morning Post – awesome article on science (paywall)

Datagraphic: What Does it Mean to be Middle Class Around the World? – Analyst Insight from Euromonitor International

Using Artificial Intelligence, Japan Just Launched A Rocket On The Cheap | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Chinese firms stumble in overseas operations| – stumbles is a strong word, interesting read though

More features ( in WeChat – Step by step with Screenshots

•Organize activities;
•Initiate votes;
•Collect signature;
•Post articles;
•Send greeting cards.

Art, Copy & Code

Facebook Removing Option To Be Unsearchable By Name, Highlighting Lack Of Universal Privacy Controls | TechCrunch

Hakuhodo develops Asia version of X-Advance measurement tool – Campaign Asia

A Chat with the Makers of Don’t Snoop Me Bro, a New Fool-Proof Encryption Tool

44% Of Consumers Showroom Frequently

The Emerging Middle Classes Beyond BRIC – Analyst Insight from Euromonitor International

Panasonic Kisses Plasma Goodbye | EE Times – rather sad as plasma screens do provide an image with superior contrast to LCD screens

The Secrets of Bezos: How Amazon Became the Everything Store – Businessweek – A peek Inside Amazon: “Frugality breeds resourcefulness, self-sufficiency, and invention.”

The footnote in Twitter’s IPO filing that tells a tale of civil war among its founders – Quartz

3 Ways to Boost Your Facebook Login Conversion Rate Above 70%- Facebook Developers

anonymity is hard – Hacker OPSEC

U.S. Army Research Office Backing 4D Printing with $855,000 Grant

Welcome to Sulia – interesting knowledge / social search service

Five Key Trends in Global Luxury Goods – Analyst Insight from Euromonitor International

Study: Are Digital Trends Driving a PR Industry ‘Identity Crisis’? – In2

Data Discrimination Means the Poor May Experience a Different Internet | MIT Technology Review

HP: We’ve Been a Little Late to the Game, Admits Whitman; MSFT, INTC ‘Outright Competitors’ – Tech Trader Daily –

Apparently a lot of that TAT (The Astonishing Tribe) talent left BlackBerry Sweden to start a new company called TOPP… | – not good

All Is Fair in Love and Twitter – – the monomyth is a myth

Forget organizing the world’s information, this company wants to make sense of it – Quartz

Beijing Neighborhood Preservation: Is Design the Solution? | New Republic

Boeing’s Dreamliner nightmare continues as Japan Airlines defects to Airbus – Quartz

Hackers Target AT&T to Vodacom in SIM-Card Scam – Bloomberg

NTT Docomo Finally Gets The iPhone, But Subscribers Still Flee Due To Low Stock | TechCrunch

Microsoft offers differing takes on use of Kinect data for marketing | Ars Technica

Oculus Rift Brings Virtual Reality to Verge of the Mainstream | MIT Technology Review

Patent Troll Intellectual Ventures Running Out Of Cash; Looking For $3 Billion From Investors | Techdirt

Maybe news is just more efficient — BuzzMachine

Pew surveys of audience habits suggest perilous future for news | Poynter.

Keyboard Shortcuts and Typing Tips for iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch

Why Kickstarter projects are always delayed

Chinese immigrants find Australian small talk too awkward | South China Morning Post

And Then Steve Said, ‘Let There Be an iPhone’ – – reads rather similar to Steven Levy’s original Mac story Insanely Great

How efficient is Twitter’s Business Model? – not terribly

Special mix from the Secret Garden People

Apple’s iPhone 5s tops sales charts at big 4 US carriers, iPhone 5c close behind

Ad groups prepare for “cookieless” future, develop opt-out tool for alternative tracking | The Technology Chronicles | an blog

What does the rise of Selfie Culture mean for marketers? — mobileYouth®

Samsung execs shown confidential Apple-Nokia patent license terms, allegedly misused information

MediaPost Publications Men, Women, And Media: United by Media, Divided By Content 10/02/2013