Record Labels Blame Google For Piracy, Hint At Censorship | TorrentFreak – this is on dangerous ground for the search business. If they start censoring at the request of businesses it changes the legal position of search for defamation, reputation etc. On the other hand if Google gives the record companies what they want, why not censor all artists with BPI affiliated as search terms and see write off legitimate sites as collateral damage (^_^)
Larry Flynt: Why I Am Donating $50,000 to WikiLeaks’ Defense Fund – interesting stance by Larry Flynt
Millennials Are Advocates, Influencers and Most of All, Big Shoppers – AdAgeChina – Viewpoint – not just little emperors. But then how does this take account of the ‘ant’ phenomena?
1R7 – Simple, Effective Bookmarking – astonishingly fast put together social bookmarking tool
Yahoo Just Killed… Consumer Confidence In Them – true but only about early adopter customers who are leaving anyway. Some interesting comments below about prepping the Yahoo! business for sale. The big problem is the overseas assets which the company has failed to address
Shinsuke Takizawa: The Inspirations of a NEIGHBORHOOD | Hypebeast – awesome interview with Takizawa-san
The cultural genome: Google Books reveals traces of fame, censorship and changing languages | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine – really interesting study on how language changes over time
Great Tools For Your Mac By Andreas Hegenberg » BetterTouchTool & SecondBar – secondbar is great for working across monitors
Teach Parents Tech – really nicely executed
Here’s Why Apple Stock Is Going To $1,000 – interesting presentation. Some of the market research methodology is something I would question such as a total sample size of 65 consumers. Interesting that BlackBerry was skewing old, yet BBM is popular amongst young people.
Bulkr – Download Flickr photos in batches (Mac, Windows & Linux) – trust but verify, back-up your flickr pictures before Carol Bartz welds her magic knife again
delicious blog » What’s Next for Delicious? – yeah right
50 Cent’s New Vitamin Water: 3-D Sunglasses | Fast Company – buying into Gunnar Optics
TECHNOLOGY REPORT » Computer Consciousness – let the games begin! – interesting developments in AI
Transvestites get fashionable with niche shopping site – niche market exploitation is something that is done really well in Japan.
SCMP.com – Foster rejects criticisms of arts hub plan – its quite funny how this appears like a bitch fight