How mass collaboration is transforming company and culture [author]As chronicled in the just-published Decade in Review 2000-2009, 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 relative value of the Industrial Economy continues to fall as overproduction reigns. Globalization … [Read more...] about 2010 predictions & recommendations for Web 2.0 and social networks
[author]If you're a blogger, one great way to reflect on the year's happenings is to just go through all the posts you wrote for that year. After a trip down memory lane, I put together a collection by category of the most popular and my favorite posts (across all the sites I write for) of 2009. Personal experiences Hey PR, bloggers are not tools to be used - There's a gentle … [Read more...] about My most popular (and favorite) posts of 2009
Go to dinner with the geeks and you'll get lots of photos taken [author]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" and "The Web," but as far as I can tell, … [Read more...] about The Traveling Geeks land at Le Web
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 … [Read more...] about Aren’t we all a little narcissistic and Internet addicted?
Experience Project treats its members as individuals, not conditions Feeling alone during a moment of crisis can compound the gravity of a situation. While it may not be possible for people to be physically by your side, social networks allow people to find you and communicate with you, making you feel less alone. Sometimes you don’t want your friends to help you because … [Read more...] about Anonymous social networks open the gates for digital therapy