Brad Fitzpatrick / bradfitz.com:
Thoughts on the Social Graph — I've been thinking a lot about the social graph for awhile now: aggregating the graph, decentralization, social network portability, etc. — If you've seen me at any conference recently, I probably talked your ear off about it.
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0: The Problem With "Friends" On The Social Graph
Ethan Kaplan / blackrimglasses.com: Ethan's Thoughts on the Social Graph as prompted by Brad's Thoughts
Ross Mayfield / Ross Mayfield's Weblog: Social Graph and Privacy
Adam Green / Feedonomics: "Social Graph" has tipped
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: LiveJournal Founder Leads Open Social Network Charge
Brian Oberkirch / Like It Matters: brad fitz on opening the social graph
Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life:
Google Working on Social Network Aggregator — Brad Fitzpatrick, the founder of LiveJournal, who recently left Six Apart for Google has published notes on what he's going to be working on moving forward. It is an interesting read entitled Brad's Thoughts on the Social Graph which contains the following excerpts
Discussion: Insider Chatter, Labnotes and digg
Donna Bogatin / Insider Chatter: Google vs. Facebook, the Next Big Battle
Katie Hafner / New York Times:
Seeing Corporate Fingerprints in Wikipedia Edits — Last year a Wikipedia visitor edited the entry for the SeaWorld theme parks to change all mentions of "orcas" to "killer whales," insisting that this was a more accurate name for the species. — There was another, unexplained edit …
Discussion: Lauren Weinstein's Blog
Lauren Weinstein / Lauren Weinstein's Blog: More Wikipedia "Gotcha" Silliness
Villu Arak / Skype Blogs:
The words we've all been waiting for — Skype. Take a deep breath — Blog about the latest Skype news, written from the perspective of the people who work at Skype. — The words we've all been waiting for — By Villu Arak on August 18, 2007 in News, Events, Milestones. — Hello friends,
Discussion: GigaOM, Skype Journal, Mashable!, Download Squad and O'Reilly Radar
Om Malik / GigaOM: Skype Crisis: Where were the eBay Management?
Phil Wolff / Skype Journal: Normalcy breaks out! 6 million Skypers online!
Sean P. Aune / Mashable!: Skype Comes Back, Do You Still Trust It?
Brad Linder / Download Squad: Skype: we're back to normal — After about two days of problems, Skype is back to normal.
Jesse Robbins / O'Reilly Radar: Disaster Telecom after the earthquake in Peru
Jim Louderback / PC Magazine:
Passing the Torch — Our fearless leader is handing over the reigns of PC Mag. — After five years at Ziff Davis Media and nearly 16 years in editorial content—the last two at the helm of this terrific magazine—I've decided to try something new. I've jumped over to become CEO of Revision3 …
Discussion: Channel 9, The Mac Observer, MacNN, Slashdot and Macsimum News
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: 'PC Mag' editor moving on—but he won't miss Vista
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Just kidding? — Far be it from me to defend LA Times editorialists, but I think some critics are missing the attempted irony in their excoriated opinion piece about Google and newspapers — specifically, the new GoogleNews program that enables the subjects of news stories to respond.
Discussion: Journalistopia, blackrimglasses.com, mydigimedia, Scripting News and Los Angeles Times
Danny Sanchez / Journalistopia: L.A. Times editorial board decries Google News comments
Ethan Kaplan / blackrimglasses.com: Newspapers are Committing Recursive Suicide
Dave Winer / Scripting News: Journalism is the new Catholic Church
Robert Niles / Online Journalism Review:
The L.A. Times tells its readers: 'Shut up'
The L.A. Times tells its readers: 'Shut up'
Brad Linder / Brad Linder's digital home: LA Times: Google News isn't journalism
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV: Could Topix "Kill Off American Newspapers?"
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org: Weekend Reading II: Experimental Google News Comments Feature …
Donna Bogatin / Insider Chatter: Google News is a Joke: LA Times is NOT Laughing
Dave Winer / Scripting News: Google running circles around the journos
David A. Utter / WebProNews: LA Times Loses It Over Google
Enigmax / TorrentFreak:
Police Target 'Pirate Cinema' Fuelled by Downloaded Movies — A recent post on the organizers website declares: "The best films are free! Pirate Cinema is an autonomous cinema with P2P-downloaded films. Why should you give your money to big corporations? We are showing the newest movies for free!
Kim Hart / Washington Post:
Cellphone Contracts: Hard to Get off the Hook — Fed up with dropped calls and a string of defective cellphones, Corey Taylor said he became irate when he learned he'd have to pay $175 to get out of his long-term contract with Verizon Wireless. So he resorted to a rather extreme measure.
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Episode #4: Chat with Real Networks CEO, Rob Glaser — Things are heating up this week, as Om and Joyce tear through another round of Hitlines without mercy. We also sit down with RealNetworks founder Rob Glaser, a true veteran in the tech world. All that plus analysis, predictions, and even an insult or two... on The GigaOM Show!
comScore Media Metrix Releases Top 50 Web Ranking for July The Simpsons Movie Promotion Sparks Growth to Burger King Site making it the Top Gaining Property for July — Summer Vacation Season Continues to Spur Traffic to — Travel Sites for the Third Consecutive Month
Discussion: Tech~Surf~Blog, 901am and BloggingStocks
GraemeThickins / Tech~Surf~Blog: How the Top Ad Networks Rank
Leo Blanco / 901am: Burger King site leads top 50 Web rankings for July
Douglas Soltys / BlackBerry Cool:
EXCLUSIVE: AT&T neuters the BlackBerry 8820 in favor of the iPhone — Wow. I must say, this is probably the biggest piece of news we've ever broken here at BlackBerry Cool — and possibly the one that's made us the angriest. We've just received word from one of our friends inside AT&T …
Discussion: The Boy Genius Report, iLounge, Engadget Mobile, Slashdot and The Raw Feed
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Mix: Amazon, BlackBerry, Multiply, GizMac
Chris Ziegler / Engadget Mobile: AT&T crippling BlackBerry 8820's GPS, too?
ScuttleMonkey / Slashdot: AT&T Crippling BlackBerry for iPhone?
Earthlink's Wi-Fi delays put project in question — Months after the City Council approved a contract to allow EarthLink Inc. to blanket Houston with a wireless network, the build-out still has not begun. — The delay is prompting concern that the company, which publicly has said it is rethinking …
Discussion: Wi-Fi Networking News
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News: Future of Houston's EarthLink Network Unclear
Long Tran / Yanko Design:
Yogis Are Now Hi-Tech — Imagine a yoga mat you unfurl from a metal tube that's actually a stereo. It can take in memory cards or play content off an MP3 player. The real tech candy here is the mat which is made of an electronic paper screen. The idea is you can attend yoga classes …
Discussion: Engadget and The Raw Feed
Darren Murph / Engadget: Conceptual Yoga mat triples as stereo, display