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Social Networking

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Can a Society Be Too Smart for Its Own Good?

A twine showed up in my in-box this morning that shows Iran’s secret nuclear plant near Qum on Google Earth.  Twine is a pretty cool social news site that allows you to build a news reader network that uses both social and topical relevance to present news.  I like the concept, because that is closer […]

Social Media Marketing

There is so much practical advice in Tamar Weinberg’s new book that I found myself immediately putting her concepts into practice as I read it.  “The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web” provides an overview of the different types of online social media that are available.   It provides practical guidance on how to […]

Opening Networks Up

I was delighted to see that Kevin Werbach has been picked to co-lead the FCC Review for the Obama transition project.  I cannot think of a better person for the job.  I met Kevin sometime back in 2001 when he first came to Philadelphia.  Kevin had been editing Release 1.0 and had taken a faculty […]

Putting a Value on Trust

I’m working on a couple of different projects that use social networking technology to help create value. The idea behind social networking can be as simple as ‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. What has changed in the last couple of years is that technology and computing processing power is catching up […]

Birds of a Feather

We had a great kickoff meeting tonight for the Birds of a Feather project that we are working on at Enterprise Systems Center at Lehigh University. It was a solid evening, we had a great mix of the business and academic communities. We had people from Air Products, Northrop-Grumman, PeopleForce, and dozens of other businesses. […]