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How the World Is Spending Its Time Online [STATS]

from Mashable! by Brenna Ehrlich

John Robb interview: Open Source Warfare & Resilience

from Boing Boing by Chris Arkenberg

 Tdaxp Upload Brave New War Md John Robb is a globally-recognized author, technologist, and entrepreneur specializing in the complex systems of insurgency and asymmetrical warfare. His book, Brave New War, is an Amazon best-seller and established his expertise as a researcher & military consultant. He has been featured in the New York Times, The Economist, and the Wall Street Journal. His daily thoughts are collected on his blog, Global Guerrillas.

White Berbarian (not what you’re thinking) ready to put movie execs in Butthurt Locker

from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin

For $250, the Arizona law firm White Berberian will represent people accused of illegal file sharing by “U.S. Copyright Group” (aka Dunlap Grubb & Weaver), the firm filing lawsuits on behalf of The Hurt Locker filmmakers and others who claim their movies have been widely pirated by P2P downloaders.

Tips on Wikipedia

from Digging Digitally by Francis Deblauwe

As a follow-up to the previous post about the British Museum?s collaboration with Wikipedia, I?d like to publish a text that was distributed originally on the private agade mailing list. It is written by A.J. Cave.

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At 3:14 UTC on June 8th, 2010, English Wikipedia had 3, 317,225 articles and 12,495,212 registered users.  At 4:29 on June 8th there were 3,317,230 articles and 12,495,394 registered users.  In one hour and 15 minutes, Wikipedia had added 5 new articles and 82 new registered users (that is 1.1 registered user per minute!).

Inside Gatorade?s Social Media Command Center

from Mashable! by Adam Ostrow

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GoogleNews runs experiment with human editors

from Editors Weblog – all postings by Carole Wurzelbacher

Google news.gifGoogleNews, which functions primarily through algorithms, recently ran a test where it used live human editors to collect news stories, reports PaidContent. This marks a big step for GoogleNews, which at its launch in 2002 bragged “this page was generated entirely by computer algorithms without human editors.” Google maintains that the test was merely an experiment and that the company does not at the moment plan to make human editors a permanent part of the company. Moreover, “editors picks” comes amidst re-design rumors concerning Google. Yet, PaidContent notes, it is important to remember that 3 years ago Google made another move away from automatic aggregation, which was pulled last summer.

Google News and Why Human Editors Still Matter

from Mashable! by Vadim Lavrusik

Google TV Explained in Less Than Three Minutes [VIDEO]

from Mashable! by Brenna Ehrlich

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