Monday Signal: Welcome to Summer, Now Get to Work

Do things slow down as summer waxes? Not really. But we’ve sifted through hundreds of stories, just to bring you these:

Facebook and Twitter users spend 1.5x more online than the average Internet user (Solis) Good news for those of us who think this stuff is important.

Google’s mismanagement of the Android Market ( I need to get an Android phone to truly appreciate this, but all I hear is how bad the app store is for Android. It needs FOCUS.

Unilever CMO Weed: We’ll Double Digital Budgets This Year (Clickz) And that makes many a heart sing.

Is Apple’s iWorld “The Web”? (Searchblog) Musings on my favorite recent topic.

Smarter Than You Think: Computers Learn to Listen, and Some Talk Back (NYT) Advances in how we interact with The Technium.

Kauffman Economic Outlook, Q2: ‘Tepidly Optimistic’ (Open Forum) That pretty much sums it up, don’t it?

Gamesmanship And Collective Reputation (Rajiv Sethi) I’ve always wondered why futbol players flop so much, and why Italy is the worst of the bunch…

Does Surveillance Make Us Morally Better? (Philosophy Now) Do you feel better, now that you’re being watched?

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