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By Thomas Baekdal - December 2010

What You Need To Know Today (Dec/20)

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David Armano wrote an excellent article about why social initiatives span business silos http://bit.ly/dVP5sC

Google's Books Ngram viewer provides a fascinating look into the waves of media. Did you know that newspapers started declining in 1940? http://bit.ly/etLhX4 - Looks very similar to my media influence graph from 2009 - "Where is Everyone?": http://bit.ly/f0rpY0

New study looks into the most reliable (and unreliable) blogging services on the Web: http://bit.ly/gLrRgP - Tumblr is an disaster, while Blogger has 100% uptime (!!!)

Ny Times points illustrate our transparent world in "So Much for Reinventing Ourselves Online": http://nyti.ms/fX6wyK - But it happens in the offline world too.

Lots of talk about Yahoo dropping Delicious, and people's reactions to it. "We can save Delicious, but probably not in the way you think": http://bit.ly/hxL1RC - and interesting conversation about why Yahoo failed Delicious, Flickr, Upcoming etc.: http://b.qr.ae/hdWtam

Is Nokia throwing in the towel? ...and betting on the underdog? Nokia Rumored to make Windows Phone 7 phones: http://bit.ly/hZS3ys

Razerfish's Garrick Schmitt write about the "Next-Generation Payments Systems Set to Drive Future Commerce": http://bit.ly/icE9aO

Blip.tv Readies HTML5 as its Standard Player, Replacing Flash: http://bit.ly/gCMh66

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