Mon.Feb 13, 2012

For personal data, use value beats sale value

Doc Searls

Should you manage your personal data just so you can sell it to marketers? And just because somebody’s already buying it anyway, why not?) Those are the barely-challenged assumptions in Start-Ups Seek to Help Users Put a Price on Their Personal Data , by Joshua Brustein in The New York Times. He writes, People have been willing to give away their data while the companies make money.

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I Unfriended You On Facebook. Are We Still Friends?

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Facebook. Love it, loathe it, like it, lambaste it … whatever your fancy, almost one billion of us are attached to it one way or another.

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A mans errors are the portals of discovery

Dave Snowden

As part of the preparation for CalmAlpha this week I've been reviewing some of the general principles of complexity in human systems. I few days ago I expressed some concerns about adoption of language without really thinking about the implications, and picked up one "ouch" today as a result.

[2b2k] BibSoup is in beta

David Weinberger

Congratulations to the Open Knowledge Foundation on the launch of BibSoup , a site where anyone can upload and share a bibliography. It’s a great idea, and an awesome addition to the developing knowledge ecosystem


Social media in 1940

Harold Jarche

Tweet. Image via US Library of Congress. SocialLearning Technology

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How After Action Reviews Can Improve Your Social Media Strategy

Beth Kanter

Source: via Beth on Pinterest.

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Bob Sutton


NineShift Passes 200,000 Page Views

Nine Shift

Thanks to everyone for making the NineShift blog a big success. Now with: * Over 200,000 page views * More than 1,000 posts * Over 1,600 comments