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The Samsung Doth Advertise Too Much, Methinks

techcrunch.com
At CES, the AOL booth where we worked, did interviews, and ate lunch was just a few short feet from Samsung’s huge Galaxy Note booth, where they were giving out free shirts printed with your caricature, drawn, of course, on a Galaxy Note. There was a line around this thing...
The Samsung Doth Advertise Too Much, Methinks

Windows Phone 8 to provide an escape from carrier update tyranny

arstechnica.com
The availability of updates for Windows Phone 7 hasn't been everything we'd wanted it to be. Carriers have consistently blocked the roll-out of both bug-fixes and feature updates, forcing users to suffer out-of-date software. With Windows Phone 8, Microsoft plans to offer a solution. The carriers will still be involved...
Windows Phone 8 to provide an escape from carrier update tyranny

Study: For Display Ads Clicks Have “Nearly Zero” Correlation With Conversion

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For many years many publishers and researchers have been fighting a battle against the “tyranny of the click.” They’ve been trying to argue that clicks are a poor metric to rely upon in assessing digital ad campaign performance. Digital measurement firm comScore has been a vocal... Please visit Marketing Land...
Study: For Display Ads Clicks Have “Nearly Zero” Correlation With Conversion
Glimpse shows you the fashions of Facebook (hands-on)
Digital news pioneer Michael Bloomberg reads 8 newspapers a day

DocSync brings your docs to the iPad, no matter where they’re stored

venturebeat.com
Last year at the DEMO conference, R. Paul Singh was forced to return home to find a simple document on his computer that he couldn’t access via his iPad. He couldn’t access the file over e-mail, remote desktop was too slow, and he forgot to upload it to his Dropbox...
DocSync brings your docs to the iPad, no matter where they’re stored

Seven Gmail Add-ons That Make Email Suck Less

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: Sidian M.S. Jones is the founder of OpenSourceReligion.net and does graphic design for BookLamp.org. He has a forthcoming book called The Voice of Rolling Thunder. Follow him on Twitter @SidianMSJones. I think it says a lot about the current state of email that we have so many startups...
Seven Gmail Add-ons That Make Email Suck Less

GO Launcher comes to Android tabs, frees you from fixed grid tyranny

www.engadget.com
Got an Android tab and don't like its government manufacturer-issue UI? Then why not join the ranks of the launcher rebel alliance. GO Launcher EX for phones has been around for a while, but now it's been upscaled for Honeycomb 3.0+ slates under the GO HD moniker. It's only...
GO Launcher comes to Android tabs, frees you from fixed grid tyranny

Raspberry Pi for secure activism

www.bbc.co.uk
Using the tiny device to fight tyranny across the globe...
Raspberry Pi for secure activism

Push Level Agreement

techcrunch.com
So now we’re in for an apparently unlimited amount of blaming Facebook for just about anything that needs a scapegoat. Take the story that crossed whatever we call the wires these days about how social readers are being destroyed by some tweaking of the Facebook engine. I followed all the...
Push Level Agreement

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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Kicking off this week's most insightful list was a comment from Chris Rhodes which was a quote from CS Lewis that apparently resonated with many of you: "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Kid Icarus: Uprising – review

www.guardian.co.uk
3DS; £29.99; cert 12+; NintendoWhen Kid Icarus: Uprising was teased at the 3DS's launch, it was met with a certain amount of head-scratching. The second sequel to a rather weird 1986 NES platform game (and the first Kid Icarus game since 1991), it hardly resembled a standard-bearer for Nintendo's stereoscopic...
Kid Icarus: Uprising – review

How to Free Your Company From Organizational-chart Tyranny

www.pcworld.com
A myth lies at the heart of most corporate organizational charts that the boss is surrounded by a group of senior leaders who form the company's decision-making......
How to Free Your Company From Organizational-chart Tyranny

The sham that is Google’s stance with China.

www.inquisitr.com
Should we go or should we stay? That more than anything is probably the current motto that Google is using as it plays corporate games using the US Congress to try and inflict damage of any kind against its competitors but primarily Microsoft. Of course the current PR is going strongly...
The sham that is Google’s stance with China.

Links for 2010-06-08 [del.icio.us]

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Understanding the Psychology of Twitter | Psychology Today More on the Psychology of Twitter | Psychology Today Wrapping It Up: The Psychology of Twitter | Psychology Today The Psychology of Twitter | World of Psychology elearnspace. Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age Lars is Learning: Welcome aboard!...
Links for 2010-06-08 [del.icio.us]

Exclusive Interview: Tyranny & Politics of Fear, Loyalty to Israel vs. US

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Exclusive Interview: Tyranny & Politics of Fear, Loyalty to Israel vs. US

The Hirsch Conjecture, Disproved

www.readwriteweb.com
Professor Francisco Santos of the University of Santander in Spain announced that he had disproved what is known in mathematics circles as the Hirsch Conjecture. Professor Santos will be presenting his proof in July at the 100 Years in Seattle Conference, dedicated to the mathematics of Klee and Grunbaum. We...
The Hirsch Conjecture, Disproved

RT @tweetmeme Confirmed, Facebook Automatically Bans Users: This Week in Online Tyranny http://bit.ly/9TEvmA

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RT @tweetmeme Confirmed, Facebook Automatically Bans Users: This Week in Online Tyranny http://bit.ly/9TEvmA

Subpoena for Anonymous Twitterers Dropped: This Week in Online Tyranny http://bit.ly/dh6nVO

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Subpoena for Anonymous Twitterers Dropped: This Week in Online Tyranny http://bit.ly/dh6nVO

Inside the Biz with Jill Dyche: The Tyranny of Consensus http://bit.ly/bCcuMa

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Inside the Biz with Jill Dyche: The Tyranny of Consensus http://bit.ly/bCcuMa

The Tyranny of Consensus

www.jilldyche.com
The Tyranny of Consensus

Microsoft Tarred as Tyranny Abettor as Google Asks Feds to Promote Net Freedom

www.wired.com
Google is urging the U.S. government to make net censorship a part of its trade and diplomatic negotiations, even as it holds out hope that China does not start blocking its uncensored Hong Kong servers, where Google.cn users have been diverted since Monday. Not unexpectedly, Google came in for heavy...
Microsoft Tarred as Tyranny Abettor as Google Asks Feds to Promote Net Freedom

Google China: Congressional Praise; Microsoft Supports Tyranny & Google Eats Shit Cartoon

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The reactions to Google’s partial withdrawal from China continue. Yesterday, there were hearings in the US Congress where representatives showered praise on Google while competitor Microsoft was said to be supporting tyranny. Meanwhile, there is a nice round-ups of reactions from China folks on the web, including a great cartoon...
Google China: Congressional Praise; Microsoft Supports Tyranny & Google Eats Shit Cartoon

Confirmed, Facebook Automatically Bans Users: This Week in Online Tyranny

www.readwriteweb.com
As we wrote a couple of weeks ago, Facebook has a "crowd-sourced" way of handling complaints. If a certain number of users register complaints against another user, that user is automatically banned and his or her profile is locked down. We were told by a public relations representative, Simon Axten,...
Confirmed, Facebook Automatically Bans Users: This Week in Online Tyranny

U.N. Passes Religious Defamation Resolution: This Week in Online Tyranny

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The United Nations does a lot of good in this world, as far as I'm concerned. If nothing else, it gets representatives of enemy nations in the same building, sometimes in the same room. However, the organization is sometimes troubled by a desire to be so "fair" that it elects...
U.N. Passes Religious Defamation Resolution: This Week in Online Tyranny

Tyranny of Topdown

www.optimice.com.au
Tyranny of Topdown

This Week in Online Tyranny

www.readwriteweb.com
Eventually I'll test my thesis that says, "The bigger the product launch, the more social media users get banged in the tanty." (Pardon my French.) In the meantime, let's see how much ill was done by whom to people like you. Facebook account removals criticized. Jillian York wrote an extensive...
This Week in Online Tyranny

This Week in Online Tyranny

www.readwriteweb.com
When the level of evil plummets my skeptical nature always asserts itself. I wonder, for instance, if Tinhorns the world over aren't taking the week off to apply neat's foot oil to their collection of rubber hoses. We can hope not. But time will tell. And in the meantime, I...
This Week in Online Tyranny
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