• San Francisco is on the cusp of getting some free Google-provided Wi-Fi. (CT)
  • Second Life is going open-source. (CT)
  • Unsurprisingly, MySpace is the most popular of the social networking sites out there amongst teenaged users. (CT)
  • Oh how I’d love to see DRM go the way of the dodo, something that Wired predicts might at least begin to happen in 2007. [via](CT)
  • Steve Safran has accepted the position of Sr. Vice President of Media 2.0 at AR&D. Congrats to Steve.(CT)
  • Ben McConnell says one big indicator of the impending demise of Disney’s new social-networking effort is the sheer size and volume of the marketing for it. No other network that’s gone on to become popular has made this much noise upon launch. (CT)
  • We’re not in a bubble because the money isn’t quite as out of control according to Michael Arrington. What he’s saying makes a lot of sense if you ask me. (CT)
  • You can watch the entire “History of the iPod” show from the Discovery Channel online. (CT)
  • Meetup.com enables like-minded people to come together regardless of interest area. We all know this but it’s nice to see the mainstream media pick up on it too. (CT)
  • If you’re tempted to make predictions for what’s going to happen in 2007 you might want to take a look at the predictions that were made about the ‘net back in 1994. (CT)
  • I think the adoption of new styles and online tools by Time and the WSJ might just signal the death of the “social media” designation. Then again I might just be saying that to start a conversation I don’t intend on participating in further.

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