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9:05 PM ET, June 1, 2008

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Fred / A VC:
My Vision For Social Media  —  I don't have a particularly well thought out road map for investing in social media.  I just use the stuff as much as I can and I get urges to do things I can't do.  The rest of our team does the same thing.  Then we look for people addressing those urges.
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Don Dodge / Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing:
Social Networks 1% rule or The Community Pyramid  —  What is the social network 1% rule?  Generally in a group of 100 people online, one will create content, 10 will “interact” with it (commenting or adding to it) and the other 89 will just view it.  But, everyone benefits from the activities of the whole group.
Lora Pabst / Minneapolis Star Tribune:
North Oaks tells Google Maps: Keep out - we mean it  —  The St. Paul suburb with private roads may be the first U.S. city to ask that street images be removed.  —  You can look at almost anything on Google.  Just don't try to sneak a peek of the homes in the private community of North Oaks.
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Steven Musil / CNET News.com:
Minnesota town tells Google Maps to get lost  —  A small town in Minnesota has told Google that its Street View feature can hit the road.  —  The community of North Oaks, a private community of 4,500 north of St. Paul, isn't too keen on outsiders traipsing through its privately owned streets—even if is only on the Internet.
Discussion: Gizmodo and WebGuild
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Technorati Founder Dave Sifry Takes On Travel Guide Industry  —  Technorati founder Dave Sifry, who left the company a little over a year ago, is launching a new company called Offbeat Guides this morning into private beta.  Sifry's blog post on the launch is here.
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Rafe Needleman / Webware.com:
Offbeat Guides: Build your own travel books
Discussion: WebMetricsGuru
BIZ / Twitter Blog:
It's Not Rocket Science, But It's Our Work  —  The general public is fascinated with every bug that pops up on board the Mars Phoenix Lander because no matter how small, they always seem mission critical.  It's exciting stuff and we hang on every bit of news.
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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Like.com's Creepy, But Effective, Facebook Ads  —  Is a picture worth a thousand clicks?  You've heard of contextual ads triggered by keywords on a Web page.  Now, get ready for contextual ads triggered by images on the page.  Visual-shopping search engine Like.com is running ads on Facebook …
Discussion: STARTUP CHATTER and Digg
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
Syncing vs. saving, and the case for a home storage cloud  —  This article was inspired by a post from Steve Foskett on Dell's The Future of Storage site.  In his post, Foskett tries to make the case for the “Home SAN.”  While I'm not convinced that the answer to all my home storage problems is a …
John Markoff / Bits:
A Tribute to Jim Gray: Sometimes Nice Guys Do Finish First  —  For a half-decade, the San Francisco bureau of the New York Times had a remarkable resource.  Just five floors above us were the offices of Microsoft's Bay Area Research Center and more specifically, Gordon Bell and Jim Gray …
Arn / MacRumors:
Apple Bought Me.com? .  Mac's New Name?  —  Earlier today, John Gruber of DaringFireball.net suggested that Me.com might be the name for Apple's .Mac rebranding.  There was no real evidence, however, except that Me.com was registered under MarkMonitor's domain service.
J. Phil / scribkin:
RSS Feed Mayhem  —  Tonight, I was chatting with Corvida, and the topic of RSS feed overflow came up.  We were both frustrated because there was so much new (potentially great) content being produced every day, that we couldn't keep up!  —  A radical new plan was hatched that we both agreed to abide by, starting today.
Craig Raymond / Mobility@Intel:
Centrino 2 live in the wild.....WiMAX gods smile down with envy and delight  —  I've never said that being a demo guy doesn't have its perks.  And today I've got my privileged hands on a brand spanking new Asus Centrino 2 ("Montevina" for us nerds) system, as I blog away under the sexy glow of my new mobile powerhouse.
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