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A wicked problem

Harold Jarche

There is no normal anymore. What we thought was normal is going away.  It is really different this time. Work is getting automated and outsourced.

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Should companies drive their traffic to Facebook?

Dion Hinchcliffe

Social networks like Facebook seemingly have a vast, ready-made audience for businesses to do just about whatever they need. Or are they just honey traps that make it easy for businesses to set up shop and lose control over their relationships and data? explore the issues and strategies for making the most of external social networks

The absent market for personal data

Doc Searls

I was interviewed for story recently. (It’s still in the mill.) In the correspondence that followed, the reporter asked me to clarify a statement: “that the idea of selling your data is nuts.” It’s like stripping, only less sexy. And for a lot less money. And added a pointer to For personal data, use value beats sale value.

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Good Curation VS Bad Curation

Beth Kanter

Robin’s point in curating this resource: Here’s a great visualization of how different can be the traits of content re-use. Content

On bubbles within bubbles

Doc Searls

In When bubbles burst… , Dave writes, When any hamster-based startup can raise $50 million on a $1 billion market cap, there’s not much market for new ideas. Why bother, when the same-old-stuff can make you rich. But when the  bubble fades , it’s time to get creative. Because tech will  reboot. “No one knows yet how much.

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Stop Overlooking Father's Day

Nine Shift

G en X, the generation that reinvented family, has also done the most to bring fathers more into the family picture. 


HTLGI2012: on the edge

Dave Snowden

The phrase I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it, attributed to Voltaire, has entered the lexicon of liberal thinking. Of course very few countries have ever sustained such as position, legislation or social pressure acts as a constraint. Its a phrase I have always found ambitious. Reflections

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Hard drivings

Doc Searls

The hard drive is crapping out on my main laptop. I’m backed up, so that much is cool. Installing Installing a Seagate  Momentus XT 750 GB drive later today. We’ll see how it goes. Gear Personal problems