Mon.Sep 26, 2011

Profile Photo

David Weinberger

Just for fun: Profile Photo. JonJGman has updated his profile photo. JonJGman thinks his profile photo makes him look boring. JonJGman has put a yellow background in his profile photo. JonJGman thinks the yellow background makes his skin look waxy, almost cadaverous. JonJGman has superimposed “Madame Toussault’s” on his background photo so maybe you’ll think he looks waxy because they’ve made a statue of him.

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Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

Beth Kanter

Flickr Photo by Lululemon.

Trending Sources

Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks

Ross Dawson

A few days ago Arie Goldshlager pointed me to the fantastic video below of Giam Swiegers, CEO of Deloitte Australia, talking about the company’s use of micro-blogging.

Six Ways the Rich Are Waging a Class War Against the Poor

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The article is wordy and a a bit too specific, in a misleading way. But it ultimately gets at six of the ways the rich are waging a class war against the poor. Here's my clearer, more pointed (and more international) list: 1. Attacking the Vote It's not just about depicting voter registration as "unAmerican".

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Game not over

Mind Hacks

The Guardian covers a new study on how video games can persist in our perception as fleeting hallucinations in an effect labelled ‘game transfer phenomena’ Unfortunately, the study has been published in an obscure journal which means I’ve not been able to read it in full, although the write-up quotes the lead researcher, Mark Griffiths : “The academic literature goes back to 1993,” says Griffiths.

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