London 2012 & The Socialympics: Some Social Media Facts & Where You Can Follow The Games

With less that a day before the opening ceremony, it’s safe to say that the 2012 Olympics in London are here and thanks to social media, the event now has an added layer of interactivity from it’s fans.

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[San Francisco] Don’t Miss The SF MusicTech Summit Monday February 13

On Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco, more than 1,000 influential thought-leaders will gather at the 10th SF MusicTech Summit, an incredible gathering of internet, technology and music leaders.

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Online Filter Bubbles: Your Search Results Are Being Determined For You

Algorithms are increasingly editing the information we receive on the web. Did you know that two people entering the same keywords for a search in google will get different results? In this TED video Eli Pariser explains.

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Julian Assange: ‘Facebook Is The Most Appalling Spy Machine That Has Ever Been Invented’

In this candid interview, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange talks about Facebook being ‘The Most Appalling Spy Machine That Has Ever Been Invented’ and points out that the social network along with other services like google and yahoo are building comprehensive databases that contain your personal info. All your details such as names, addresses locations and conversations with friends and family are being kept on record and can be freely used by U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies without a complicated subpoena process.

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