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Why Google+ So Far Is Almost Entirely Male – Technology – The Atlantic Wire

Men are into Google+; ladies, not so much. Google confirmed yesterday that over 10 million people have signed up for the new social networking site, but they didnt mention that men make up three quarters of those early adopters. Instead, Mashables Jolie ODell did some digging using sites that compile these sorts of stats, and found that men dominate the Google+ scene. –via Why Google+ So Far Is Almost Entirely…

Is Google Ruining Your Memory? | Wired Science | Wired.com

Predictably, Wired celebrates the freedom that comes from depending on computers instead if your own memory. (The story includes a link to Nicholas Carr’s opposing view.) By sharing and comparing our memories, we can ensure that we still have some facts in common, that we all haven’t disappeared down the private rabbit hole of our own reconsolidations. In this sense, instinctually wanting to Google information – to not entrust trivia…

BBC – Editorial Guidelines – Guidance – Social Networking, Microblogs and other Third Party Websites: Personal Use – Summary

The personal use of the internet by BBC staff must be tempered by an awareness of the potential conflicts that may arise. There should be a clear division between “BBC” pages and “personal” pages. On Social Networking sites, you should be mindful that the information you disclose does not bring the BBC into disrepute. For example, editorial staff should not indicate their political allegiance. Non-editorial staff should make their role…