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Why Should We Care About Rising Inequality?

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I’ve been asked this question by a few people recently, none of them hardhearted let-them-eat-cakers. Economic Reasons. Societal Reasons.

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The Pathetic Pundit Playbook

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Based on this impressive track record the New York Times hosted his fivethirtyeight blog this year. At that time, he gave Obama a 63.7% Romney.

Free and Cheaper: The World’s Best News

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This applies not only to code, by also to many kinds of information, from Wikipedia articles to Twitter updates to blog posts like this one.

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Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context

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Narrating your work via blogs or microblogs so that others can find you and access your expertise is a great standalone use case, as is narrating your ignorance —   asking questions to the enterprise as a whole without guessing in advance who will know the answer. Lack of cultural change is not social business’s biggest failure. We E2.0

When Regulators Attack: Cambridge and Uber

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As Uber summarized on its blog: these regulations would: Set a $50 minimum price for any non-taxi car ride, regardless of time or distance.

An Irish Wake for the PC

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Many sharp observers realized at the time that this was a big deal. It was a great run. So the PC has had a rich, full, accomplished life.

Will Capitalism and Democracy Soon Be Passé?

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But the SU students were engaged throughout, asked probing questions, and hung around to talk even more over lunch. Well, we tried that last century.

Real Insights about Artificial Intelligence

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So shouldn’t these two groups come together, get acquainted, and start swapping ideas? We did so over lunch last Thursday at CSAIL. Apologies.).

Current Business Forecast: Cloudy

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post in today’s New York Times Dealbook blog reinforces the idea that something big is going on in the world of corporate computing. I have an article coming out in the November issue of Harvard Business Review telling non-IT executives (HBR’s core readers) what they need to know and do about cloud computing.

‘Social Business’ is Past Retirement Age

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which has been conveyed in articles, my book, and this blog. When I was a first year doctoral student at Harvard Business School in 1994-5, we took a fascinating yearlong course called “Basic Readings in Administrative Theory&# (OK, it was probably only fascinating if you were a geek). The Institute was founded in 1946. In the 2.0

The Race, the Cloud, the Blog

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I’ve not been blogging here as heavily lately. All of which has taken me away from contributing to this blog as frequently.

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I Co-Wrote a Book. You’ll be Hearing About It…

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Norton is bringing it out in late January of 2014. are becoming everyday reality. certainly hope you won’t, but I understand if you do.

HubSpot and RentJuice: When New Technologies Meet Old Ways of Working

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’ This world is marked by blogs and microblogs, video and audio, professional and personal social networks, lead generation and tracking, and non-sleazy SEO. One of the themes I keep harping on here, over at HBR.org , and elsewhere is that digitization is pervasive —  it’s affecting every part of the business world.

Here’s the Difference Between Repeating Slogans and Understanding a Concept

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If you want to understand the situation a bit more deeply and don’t have the time to read our short ebook (or the willingness to plunk down $3.99 for it), just check out this March 17 post by Richard Posner over at the Becker-Posner blog. Behold  Steve Kroft , longtime CBS newsman. The short answer is, “No.” He calls us “Messrs.

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Race Against the Machine: The Book and the Blurbs

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We’ve started up a website for the book, which has its own blog. I’ll outsource the summarizing to some of the people who read an advance copy:  ”We’re entering unknown territory in the quest to reduce labor costs. The AI revolution is doing to white collar jobs what robotics did to blue collar jobs. Hope to see you there

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I Know It When I See It

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Saqib Ali January 27, 2009 at 4:30 pm Excellent blog post Prof.

Is craigslist or eHarmony the Right Model for Enterprise 2.0?

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Is craigslist or eHarmony the Right Model for Enterprise 2.0? Luc Gendron February 24, 2009 at 7:07 am Refering to your blog's title, what if the best result would come up from a combined approach? –  are close to CL.

The Art of Community Building: Two Views

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Art of Community Building: Two Views by Andrew McAfee on April 10, 2009 Intellipedia mavens Sean Dennehy and Don Burke were guests in my MBA course yesterday, and once again wowed my students. Can you see what’s coming next?

“17 Things we Used to Do”

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My personal suggestion of another one to add to your list is that Twitter is a mechanism to mini-blog. blog every few weeks when I have a meaty topic, but I enjoy using Twitter to share quick bursts of opinions. wschampheleer April 27, 2009 at 4:27 am I refer to your interesting post and related it to Twibe groups in my blog [link].

How Beautiful it is, and How Easily it can be Broken : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

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Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search How Beautiful it is, and How Easily it can be Broken June 29 2009 Comments to this post The Enterprise 2.0 It’s a little bit highfalutin for a blog post about software adoption, but I don’t care. deployment. Shawn and Chris did an amazing job.

It’s Like This… : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

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Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home About RSS It’s Like This… January 8 2009 Comments to this post A little while back interviewer extraordinaire Charlie Rose invited me and SAP co-CEO Leo Apotheker to talk with him about IT, particularly enterprise software, and its impact on business and competition.

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

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Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 In an Apr 9, 2009 blog post ( [link] ) Andrew Gent did a great job responding to the question: ". work is different from Enterprise 1.0 And I thought that in best 2.0 comparisons into two groups. vision. patterns.

Migration

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Migration by Andrew McAfee on January 20, 2009 I’m moving this blog over to andrewmcafee.org/blog. This will still be a blog about the impact of IT on organizations, industries, competition, and the economy. Badass!

Please, Hamel, Don't Hurt 'Em

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Please, Hamel, Don’t Hurt ‘Em by Andrew McAfee on March 31, 2009 On March 24, Gary Hamel posted to his Wall Street Journal Management 2.0 For an example of this in action, see this blog post. And my work on Enterprise 2.0

Ideabox for #andyasks

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Ideabox for #andyasks by Andrew McAfee on February 12, 2009 Late in 2008 I started asking a question every day on Twitter. designate it with the hashtag #andyasks and suggest that all those responding do the same. Well, now there is.

I'm Over Here Now…

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My blogging career to date has consisted almost entirely of typing posts into a text box then hitting ‘Publish,’ and I’m eager to become more proficient. I don’t want to excessively pimp my blog, but I would like to have decent capabilities, analytics, etc. This should work with hosted blogs like yours too.

Have Things Really Been THAT Bad?

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Have Things Really Been THAT Bad? by Andrew McAfee on January 21, 2009 A recent tweet by @rossdawson alerted me to a new post by Oliver Young at his Strategic Heading blog titled “Web 2.0 End of story.&# Web 2.0 Web 2.0

Taking to the Airwaves

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Leave a Comment blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Are Our Technologies at War with Each Other? Tune in if you get a chance — streaming audio is available here — or listen to a transcript afterward and let us know what you think of the discussion. Update: a podcast of the interview is available here. " Blown away.

Chapter 1 of Enterprise 2

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Leave a Comment { 1 trackback } Enterprise 2.0 by Andrew McAfee | Compliance Building blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 hope it whets your appetite and leads to massive volumes of preorders. More seriously, I hope it piques your interest in the book’s ideas and contents.

The Fellowship of the Net

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Leave a Comment blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: What’s Coming Out of the Wall? This is a real honor, and I’m very grateful. The Berkman Center, which started at the Law School, is a legendary gathering place for sharp people who are interested in the the Internet’s impact. Interesting to say the least.

What's Coming Out of the Wall?

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet What’s Coming Out of the Wall? eriklue May 21, 2009 at 9:59 pm Mr. McAfee, I thoroughly enjoy reading your blog. I'm 24 years old, planning on going to business school in a couple of years, and work at salesforce.com. link].

Hello world!

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT There’s nothing here. If there were posts in the database, you’d be seeing them. Try creating a post , and see if that solves your problem. " GOOG translate app "Where are the snows of yesteryear?" " Blown away.

Judging by the Cover…

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The book covers and expands on many topics discussed in this blog. OswaldjdlkElla October 9, 2009 at 12:56 am Woo this is a nice blog, i would love to read more. For now you can read a bit about it on the Amazon pre-order page. Looks like an explosion when the idea for 2.0 is tying everything together. So when is the book tour?

On Walking out of the Classroom

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet On Walking out of the Classroom by Andrew McAfee on April 24, 2009 My MBA class finished today, and the end of the semester is, as always, marked by a sense of relief. Looking forward to your insights from MIT via the blog and Twitter.

Three Mantras

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Three Mantras by Andrew McAfee on April 29, 2009 Imagine an employee, consultant, or management guru making a presentation five years ago to Verizon’s senior executives on how that company should improve its customer service. link].

Time to Settle Up: 100 Tweets Tomorrow

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Time to Settle Up: 100 Tweets Tomorrow by Andrew McAfee on March 7, 2009 As I wrote earlier , because Amy Senger was able to stay off Twitter for a week, I lost a bet and now have to be a highly active contributor for a day. Thx. ????

The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds by Andrew McAfee on March 21, 2009 This past week I rolled out a couple Enterprise 2.0 -ish experiments in my MBA Class Managing in the Information Age. will now read you blog more often. link].

The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds by Andrew McAfee on March 21, 2009 This past week I rolled out a couple Enterprise 2.0 -ish experiments in my MBA Class Managing in the Information Age. will now read you blog more often. link].

First, Stop Doing Harm

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Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet First, Stop Doing Harm by Andrew McAfee on March 16, 2009 On March 5 the New York Times carried an extraordinary opinion piece by Dr. Anne Armstrong-Coben , an assistant professor of pediatrics at Columbia. Do you agree?  Great post, Andy.

100 Tweets Later…

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He wrote a blog post keying off my list; look how much better his is: 1.Silence is not bad — so long as it signifies that people are thinking about what you are saying. The primary purpose of my blog post was not to add value for anyone else, but to capture some thoughts that I had as the tweets came through for my own benefit.