Daily Digest for 2009-01-26

twitter (feed #3) 1:15pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@dberlind and here I thought you’d played Tubbs all along
twitter (feed #3) 1:19pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @themediaisdying: FACEBOOK almost double the size of MYSPACE : http://bit.ly/N88D || but not same shape; is not a joke. Apples v oranges
twitter (feed #3) 4:39pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Gates Foundation publishes goals. Cut rotavirus in half, 3x poor household incomes by 2025, U.S. high school grad to 80%. http://bit.ly/rSTA
twitter (feed #3) 4:41pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

surprising reversal: Will Obama election make mixed-race kids more acceptable in Africa.
twitter (feed #3) 4:42pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

surprising reversal: Will Obama election make mixed-race kids more acceptable in Africa. a BBC dialog: http://bit.ly/8E2j
twitter (feed #3) 4:46pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Interesting responses to Cory Doctorow’s http://bit.ly/aLVI are here http://bit.ly/2KiXxk here http://bit.ly/dXpH + here http://bit.ly/G6A
twitter (feed #3) 4:48pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@skap5 yep, beyond the management issues (Gates has great people), these are admirable goals, esp. if Windows isn’t his answer to schools
twitter (feed #3) 4:55pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Ads by Google in the RSS feed on ReadWriteWeb IE 8 story: "Download Google Chrome" http://bit.ly/22qUMO
twitter (feed #3) 5:07pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

MLB Front Office Manager: Turning officework into gaming. The logical (dream on) end is gamers run the MLB as a crowd. http://bit.ly/3UI7OD
twitter (feed #3) 5:08pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

As Beijing’s popluation hits 17M, 1 in 4 is a migrant worker. Think of the social upheaval to come. http://bit.ly/xsIc
twitter (feed #3) 5:10pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

It feels to me, based on reading, that Bird Flu is different, more virile, this year. Fifth dead in China this month:
twitter (feed #3) 5:11pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

It feels to me, based on reading, that Bird Flu is different, more virile, this year. Fifth dead in China this month: http://bit.ly/KVtV
twitter (feed #3) 5:12pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

internet censorship in China is a complex system in constant evolution… technologically and … the content censored http://bit.ly/G71y
twitter (feed #3) 5:18pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

GateHouse v. NYTimes settled hours before trial, a more closed Web (feeds removed, etc.). @dgillmor their mistake to make http://bit.ly/oPna
twitter (feed #3) 5:20pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Good news for online. TheAtlantic.com adding more "channels" and traffic. http://bit.ly/14bqX
twitter (feed #3) 5:22pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

"Mon cher, here is an antique to celebrate your 18th birthday. Do not forget words can be printed on paper, as well" http://bit.ly/4ujOpD
twitter (feed #3) 5:26pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

I wouldn’t want to meet a trillion nano-crabs in a dark alley…. cool video about grabbing one cell at a time http://bit.ly/25d0YX
twitter (feed #3) 5:30pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Can a Google algorithm identify the best scientific research? http://bit.ly/16irZ Very dubious research, only one mod to PageRank alg. Silly
twitter (feed #3) 5:32pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

The problem with ranking scientific papers by inbound links is it undercounts ideas not widely accepted. Reinforces prejudicial ideas.
twitter (feed #3) 5:33pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

U.S. shipping down 18%, far more than previous recessions. http://bit.ly/yScu " a complete collapse in foreign demand" says ING analyst
twitter (feed #3) 5:48pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

I’m just saying this headline needs some work: "A Big Boat With Some Big Cranes Arrive (sic) in Tacoma" http://bit.ly/kwSi
twitter (feed #3) 5:51pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Have we arrived at the end of grading in universities? very active debate: http://bit.ly/18hI8 via: http://bit.ly/21RqPg
twitter (feed #3) 5:58pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

The short life of digital records threaten a new dark age — British Library warns.
twitter (feed #3) 5:58pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

The short life of digital records threaten a new dark age — British Library warns. This is a very serious problem: http://bit.ly/2sZrR7
twitter (feed #3) 6:08pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

How Do You ‘Follow’ 2,500 People on Twitter? The secret is that you don’t actually follow them, just say you do. http://bit.ly/NYzp
twitter (feed #3) 6:41pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@valdiskrebs it describes counting what PageRank counts as a link, so very sloppy.
twitter (feed #3) 6:43pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

From Consumers to Commons — agree with the idea, but definition of the commons is a war zone with the neocons. http://bit.ly/ifZx
twitter (feed #3) 6:47pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Speaking of what we have in common with the world. U.S. has a Special Envoy for Climate Change. This is good. http://bit.ly/1LKKMP
twitter (feed #3) 6:51pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Fascinating — the time of day when chemotherapy is administered is a major factor in its effectiveness. http://bit.ly/NVFP
twitter (feed #3) 6:56pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Karl Rove subpoenaed over involvement in US Attorney firings. http://bit.ly/aQUg
twitter (feed #3) 8:03pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @marciamarcia: A beautiful vision for how social media can create an education portal for the future. http://sn.im/slmw #lrn

Author: Mitch Ratcliffe

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