January 11, 2010

2010 predictions & recommendations for Web 2.0 and social networks

by Christopher Rollyson

The 21st century is proving to be volatile and disruptive in every way, and 2010 will continue the trend. Three disruptive forces are converging: the Industrial Economy, globalization, and the emerging Knowledge Economy. Continue reading

December 29, 2009

My most popular (and favorite) posts of 2009

by David Spark

After a trip down memory lane, here is a collection — by category — of the most popular and my favorite posts of 2009. Continue reading

December 6, 2009

The Traveling Geeks land at Le Web

by David Spark

Go to dinner with the geeks and you’ll get lots of photos taken Let me set the scene for you. More than a dozen geeks have traveled to Paris for a weeklong tech odyssey culminating with coverage from France’s premier Web 2.0 conference, Le Web. I’m having a hard time trying to determine what the difference is between “Le Web” … Continue reading

August 26, 2009

Aren’t we all a little narcissistic and Internet addicted?

by David Spark

New study doesn’t distinguish between flaws and healthy behavior I‘ve long believed that the Internet exists solely because of our ego. Everything we do publicly online is an effort to be acknowledged. This week, two stories pointed out the frighteningly obvious: That students who use social networks are narcissistic and that a center for Internet addiction has opened up in … Continue reading

August 19, 2009

Anonymous social networks open the gates for digital therapy

by David Spark

Feeling alone during a moment of crisis can compound the gravity of a situation. If you don’t want to turn to your friends for fear of judgment or embarrassment, many turn to anonymous social networks like Experience Project to find the connection and support they need. Continue reading

August 1, 2009

Is the Internet making us more ethical?

by JD Lasica

Ethics of cultural collaboration from JD Lasica on Vimeo. Rita J. King, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Council and CEO of Dancing Ink Productions, talks about the ethics of cultural collaboration in this 10-minute video interview immediately after her appearance at the 140 Character Conference on Twitter in New York on June 17. Our conversation was generally at a … Continue reading