Links of the day

BBC NEWS – From Our Own Correspondent | The mechanics of tipping US-style

I, Cringely » The Neokast Mystery

Adidas ‘House Party’ » DIGITCOOL – despite having David Beckham in it, this video is quite nice, love the rollin’ break b-boy style and the Italian piano house line. Reminded me a bit of early Jori Hulkkonen

New push for plain cigarette packaging – Brand Republic – this will either commoditise the market making it easier to sell brand fakes or encourage a demand in smuggled packaged brands amongst the most brand loyal smokers. It won’t however prevent smoking

Digital Evangelist: Economist view on MWC09 – its all about the ARPU

WriteOnIt – Fake covers – I love the magazine cover generator

AaronRutledge.com » Banner Blindness as found by Jakob Nielsen

Fanta use EZcode

Razorfish digital marketing study goes beyond the hype | Blog | Econsultancy

apophenia: “Social Media is Here to Stay… Now What?”

Content Distribution is Changing Again « SiliconAngle

BBC host John Humphrys in Unilever row – Brand Republic – its round about now when you start asking for the release forms that went with the video shoot

Will China Buy The World? The Beijing Debate – Deal Journal

Guardian Announces The Future Of News Brands » pr-media-blog.co.uk

AlertThingy Adds Filters, Groups, Deeper Search

The ten publishing principles for BBC online – great advice here

Lord Carter confirms his plans for a digital rights agency