Filtering the web so you don’t have to for July 29th 2010 through July 31st 2010:

  • 100 Million Facebook Profile Pages Leaked to Torrent Site – A 2.8GB torrent is floating around out there containing data from 100 million Facebook profiles. But don't freak out: all the data was already available publicly.
    Don't freak out, you let everyone see the information, this just grabs it and puts it all together for offline use.
  • RIM Tablet to Take on iPad Soon – Sources are saying today that RIM's rumored iPad competitor is coming in November of this year, just in time for the holiday tablet buying season.
  • Twitter Blog: Discovering Who To Follow
    With more than a hundred million users on Twitter, there are sure to be at least dozens of accounts out there that will reflect your interests. The trouble is finding all of them. Today we're beginning to roll out a simple, but powerful new feature to help address that — "Suggestions for You". The algorithms in this feature, built by our user relevance team, suggest people you don’t currently follow that you may find interesting. The suggestions are based on several factors, i..   show all text
    laughingsquid: – @twitter just rolled out a new feature that helps you discover people to follow 
  • Building your brand (and keeping your job) – Jul. 30, 2010
    shelisrael: Josh Hyatt trashes @scottmonty today in Fortune in a shoddy piece that seems to be a shoddy, unfair, personal attack. 
  • Win backstage passes to Jimmy Cliff & Matisyahu! | Cool As Ever :: Tech
    Win backstage passes to Jimmy Cliff & Matisyahu! Cool As Ever Tech is shaping up to be the hottest party of the summer, and it just got better. Besides getting a look at the latest in tech gear and apps, attendees can partake in Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s Reggae & Beer Fest, with reggae music playing all day and craft beer tastings happening on the infield. Immediately following Cool As Ever Tech, reggae legend Jimmy Cliff takes the infield stage, followed by “The L..   show all text
    jbruin: RT @coolasever: Announcing 1st giveaway: Win backstage passes to Jimmy Cliff & Matisyahu! Details: #coolasever #DMTC 

Filtering the web so you don’t have to for July 27th 2010 through July 29th 2010:

Filtering the web so you don’t have to for July 26th 2010 through July 27th 2010:

  • Ignite San Diego 2 – Eventbrite
    nicmcc: RT @IgniteSanDiego: just opened registration for Ignite San Diego 2. only 200 spots! | awesome event! (via @declan) 
  • From Twitter – via @STRATFOR Geopolitical Weekly #Wikileaks documents shocked only those that weren't already paying attention
  • From Twitter – via @sophiebr 2 years to go, and the new BBC Olympics website is now live- with all the info you need/ news/ venues/ tickets etc
  • Twitter to Show Photos and Videos in the Stream [UPDATED]
    A new Twitter setting called “Tweet Media” has rolled out to some of Twitter’s users, strongly suggesting that the company will soon embed videos and photos in the stream.
    Tweet Media, which the Mashable team and others have been able to access under Twitter’s account settings, asks you whether or not you want to show photos and videos from everyone. It also comes with the following description of the setting:
    “By default, you’ll only see images an..   show all text
    DowntownRob: Cool. I love FB inline media. RT @mashable: Twitter confirms that it is testing inline photos and videos in the stream – 
  • From Twitter – via @steverubel RT @mike_elgan 'Most people's purchases influenced by social networks'

Filtering the web so you don’t have to for July 24th 2010 through July 26th 2010:

  • From Twitter – RT @xirclebox 10 Free Online Books for Web Designers
  • From Twitter – RT @lajollamom Love this – Top 5 songs to clean your house by @JunkMD Good choices!
  • OBEY x San Diego x MCA SD – Obey Giant
    The crew and I went down to San Diego last week to do some murals and attend the “Viva La Revolucion” show at SD MoCA. With the help of Nic, Dan, and Spencer, I did my largest all painted mural of the Burmese Monk at 30 feet high. We also did a huge mural on 5th in Hillcrest, and a couple stenciled large icons around. It was a nice way to return to San Diego after having to deal with a good bit of police harassment when I lived there from 96-01. I was on probation there until recen..   show all text
    danwho: Thanks! RT @bmljenny: @danwho there I googled it for you. 
  • Schmaps & Schnaps – Get a $240 PRO account for FREE
    ShellyKramer: Just got a FREE schmaps & schnaps PRO account (share places, events, photos on Twitter $240 value) < Offer still valid! 
  • From Twitter – RT @BrkingWorldNews British royals expand online presence with Flickr (AP) via

Pro Photo Tools provides a set of tools photographers can use to perform various tasks with their images—including RAW captures. With Pro Photo Tools, you can quickly geotag your digital photos and determine location name automatically. You can also view your images on a map, edit and view metadata, and much more using the power of Windows and Microsoft Live Local.

Some nice free tools to add to your photography software toolkit.

Filtering the web so you don’t have to for July 22nd 2010 through July 23rd 2010:

Filtering the web so you don’t have to for July 21st 2010

  • Less Than 1 Year Until The Internet Runs Out of Addresses
    The Internet will run out of Internet addresses in about 1 year’s time, we were told today by John Curran, President and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). The same thing was also stated recently by Vint Cerf, Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist.
    The main reason for the concern? There’s an explosion of data about to happen to the Web – thanks largely to sensor data, smart grids, RFID and other Internet of Things data. Other reasons include the increase in mobile devices ..   show all text
    susanbeebe: Less Than 1 Year Until The Internet Runs Out of Addresses – /by @rww /via @kristy <<< oh nooes! #internetpocolypse!

  • 10 Terrific New Tumblr Themes
    This series is supported by Rackspace, the better way to do hosting. Learn more about Rackspace’s hosting solutions here. We’re big fans of the micro-blogging service Tumblr. Like other blogging platforms including, Posterous and Blogger, Tumblr is free to use and doesn’t require users to install or manage any software on their own servers.
    What really makes Tumblr — and Posterous for that matter — stand apart from the pack is that these pl..   show all text
    Scobleizer: RT @mashable: 10 Terrific New Tumblr Themes –

  • Fred Wilson: Apple is “Evil” and Facebook is “a Photo-sharing Site”
    Union Square Ventures managing partner Fred Wilson’s had plenty of blunt opinions on the tech industry today at the Geo-Loco conference in San Francisco. But he also had some compelling justifications for his insults, even if they were mainly targeted at competitors of his portfolio companies. Wilson was especially dismissive of Facebook, calling it “a photo-sharing site.” He said Facebook’s supposed monopoly on the “social graph” is overblown. Every big w..   show all text
    Scobleizer: RT @Gartenberg: Fred Wilson says "Apple is evil" #really?

  • It’s Official: Facebook Passes 500 Million Users
    As widely expected, Facebook has announced that it has passed the 500 million member mark.
    In a blog post, CEO Mark Zuckerberg writes that, “I could have never imagined all of the ways people would use Facebook when we were getting started 6 years ago. I want to thank you for being part of making Facebook what it is today and for spreading it around the world.”
    Zuckerberg has also announced the launch of Facebook Stories, showcasing interesting ways that people have used th..   show all text
    thatdrew: RT @adamostrow: It’s Official: Facebook Passes 500 Million Users –

  • A VC: Foursquare Google Maps Mashup
    I’m doing a keynote presentation today at the Geo Loco Conference in San Francisco. In putting together the visuals for my talk, I wanted to show my Foursquare checkins from my recent trip to europe on google maps.
    So a little googling around led me to this post which explains how to do it: Visit your foursquare feeds page. Right click the KML link and copy it to your clipboard (don’t download it).
    Visit Google Maps and paste the link you copied into the search box. Hit enter. It is so..   show all text
    Scobleizer: RT @vicchi: Mashup Google Maps and Foursquare and visualise your check-in history – – #geoloco2010