Kevin: Interesting numbers from the iPad pre-orders. For the first day, Apple was processing 25,000 orders an hour. The dropped to 1,000 per hour over the weekend. More details, 70% of the orders were the WiFi model.
Kevin: Great summary from Liz Gannes at GigaOm about comments from Clay Shirky about 'public sharing'.
* “How much value can we get out of civic sharing?”
That last point was Shirky’s main thrust — how can people use sharing information to effect change? Civic sharing, as Shirky described it, is “taking what the whole group knows tacitly and turning it into a public document.”
Kevin: Adam Astrow at Mashable writes about changes coming up at Digg. He says: "The site is shifting towards a personalization model, where the homepage will be based on characters like a user’s interests, location, who they follow not only on Digg but services like Twitter (Twitter) and Facebook (Facebook), and other “signals” from around the web like retweets, Facebook shares, and more."