Here's today's roundup of things to read, watch and play with, for your considerable delight... 

Digg appears to be in the process of unkilling itself. The new website has some great networking features and at first glance looks like a winner. The social media space is homogenising somewhat, though there’s a lot to be said for the standardisation of features. Check out Brent Csutoras’ review of the Digg 4.0 alpha.

Malcolm Coles lists a bunch of well-known web brands that DO NOT ALLOW YOU TO LINK TO THEM! And in an act of sheer insanity the crazy bastard has actually linked to them. 

TripAdvisor is still a big fish but online travel agents now account for 74% of all consumer travel reviews.  

Smartphones are the future, says Google CEO Eric Schmidt. No kidding…

Econsultancy is looking for a bright internet fiend to join our world class research team as an analyst. It’s a really great opportunity for somebody.

The Archivist monitors tweets and provides visualisations for search queries. File under 'Another Twitter Tool'. When oh when will Twitter launch 'Pro'? 

Chinwag announces ‘£5m metadata competition’. We’re thinking of entering a project… 

Hipster fashion cycle infographic. Yes, it’s important that you are aware of this, just to be on the safe side. And this too, since we're going off topic. Brace yourself.

And now for some relaxing folk music...

Chris Lake

Published 29 June, 2010 by Chris Lake

Chris Lake is CEO at EmpiricalProof, and former Director of Content at Econsultancy. Follow him on Twitter, Google+ or connect via Linkedin.

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Comments (3)


George - Planet Anarky

Good God...I've not heard Sonne since Uni!

about 8 years ago



Whatever happened to relevance?!

about 8 years ago



Still dont know whats exactly the definition of Link-love, can anyone explain it.

over 7 years ago

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