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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.

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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GlobalVoices on Saudi women

David Weinberger

Global Voices curates tweets from Saudi Arabia about the announcement of some small advances in rights promised by the government. Since the King has promised full rights to women “eventually,” I wonder what the monarchy thinks is going to change in the 2-4 years before these reforms kick in to make women — and men — ready for the slightly increased presence of women in the public sphere. Here’s a post from 1.5 years ago about my very brief trip to Saudi Arabia

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