Links of the day

Popular Social Networking Websites Around The World – thanks to Steve Rubel

‘Buzz’ finds favour in the UK – Coca Cola and Kelloggs leap on buzz marketing

Featured Mac Download: Add Keyword Search to Safari with Keywurl  – key word tool built into Safari

apophenia: Where HCI comes from (and where it might go)

SyncWizard – SyncWizard takes your contacts, appointments, music and documents and zaps them onto the Net. You get a MyStuff page. Using this web site all your personal information is in one password protected place available from any net aware device.

Two takes on essentially the same data set about Google’s clicks Google’s Paid Click Business Slipping – ComScore – Seeking Alpha

BIL Conference – Minds Set Free. – TED meets barcamp

What Consumer Technology Companies Can Learn From Apple Product Launches | Joshua Weinberg | Voices | AllThingsD

Tim Berners-Lee Says the Time for the Semantic Web is Now – The interesting thing about Berners-Lee’s interview is that he thinks that the semantic web will be closer to Google’s vision through database manipulation rather than folksonomy

The Global Race Among Social Networks Heats Up. Keep an Eye on Hi5, Friendster, and Imeem

MUJI Book 2007 – ‘This Exclusive and Unique Publication Looks at The Extraordinary Success Story of MUJI Includes MUJIs Story. Its Introduction, History and Founder. MUJIs Philosophy Products and Exhibitions. Interviews With International Designers Such as Ikko Tanaka.’

KUNG FU PANDA – Po the kung fu panda comes from the same school of hard knocks as gangster olypmic mascot JingJing, though he prefers hand-to-hand combat to JingJing’s use of firearms

Open Tech 2008 – 5th July in London. – I went along to OpenTech2005 which was inspirational and there was great discounts on O’Reilly books

Chinese Websites Sign Internet Video Agreement – ChinaTechNews.com – The Technology Source for the Latest Chinese News, Information, and Commentary on Internet, Computers, Digital, Science, Electronics, Law, Security, Software, Telecom, and Wireless Indus

Estimates Put Internet Advertising at $21 Billion in U.S., $45 Billion Globally

The Chart: Google clicks filling more shopping carts – interesting stats on Google’s click-through rates

RTÉ Business: German consumer confidence stable – Gfk

TweetVolume : Home – nice really simple zeitgest measurement tool on twitter