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Two posts I really relate to: the first defines 10 books to know all about culture, the other is about the new ‘Net!

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I found both posts via Twitter, which sort of  proves Nova Spivak’s point that Twitter is all about notifications. The first is about all you need to know about Western Culture and the other is about a suggested evolution of Twitter in relation to Facebook and Google Plus.

I will get back to this post with more comments in the next few days.

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2011/07/20 at 16:15

State of the Internet Now!

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Regional Internet Registries world map.

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This blog is one of 152 million on the ‘Net.

Wow! I guess I can’t be surprised that I get so few daily independent views.

Click here for the infographic that tells the whole Internet numbers story!

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2011/07/16 at 04:54

How a “tweet” led me to an valuable article source

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Since this all worked so neatly for me, I thought is was worthwhile leaving a record of my own www experience.

I “follow” Winsom Tang on Twitter. He posted, from Digg, a link in Digg to an article by Matthew Ingram a respected Social Network pundit about “Linkedin vs. Facebook: Professional vs. Personal in the Identity Wars. This is a subject I have been curious about because of many posts I have seen in Linkedin lately about service upgrades.

Digg is a useful www aggregator since it tends to crawl sites like GigaOM, the source of the Ingram post. Digg provides a convenient icon link for a direct posting on Twitter. In this case Digg is an intermediary, Twitter the alerting gadget and GigaOM the article source.

Browsing a  bit around Digg I found this sweet YouTube with good music, good scenery and some entertaining trick bike riding!

I also found a link to this map of Facebook friendship connections! Guess what there are no Facebook friendship connections in China, or Central Africa!

Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2011/04/07 at 14:38