All posts tagged "The Net"

  • Thmas Piketty
    Cory Doctorow On Thomas Picketty

    French economist Thomas Piketty wrote one of the most important books of the beginning of the 21st Century and published it in April of 2014. Capital in the 21st Century re-writes the economics on which so much...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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  • rsa
    RSA Animate – Re-Imagining Work

    From RSA Blogs. How can we get people more engaged, more productive, and happier at work? Is technology part of the problem – and could it also be part of the solution? Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • news reporter
    News Is Bad For You

    In an article by Rolf Dobelli of The Guardian, fascinating research is discussed which reveals a darker side to news that Stephen Harper’s attack ads or constant reporting of crime despite dramatic reductions in crime. Describing news...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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  • jeffjarvis
    Inside An Entrepreneur’s Sausage Factory

    Jeff Jarvis is the author of Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live (Simon & Schuster, 2011), What Would Google Do? (HarperCollins 2009), and the Kindle Single Gutenberg the...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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  • angular_momentum
    XKCD

    Mitt Martin told us about XKCD and we haven’t let a week pass without checking out the site. The comics are mind blowing. Remember to let your mouse hover over the comic for additional insights. xkcd.com Randall...

    • Posted October 19, 2014
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  • Katt Stearns
    The 4 E’s For Creating Kick-Ass Social Media Content

    By Katt Stearns. The type of social media content you post can make or break your success. Yet, far too often, too many businesses post content that only focuses on “buy my stuff”. No one likes feeling...

    • Posted October 11, 2014
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  • social justice
    Social Justice Warriors – The New Culture War

    Laurie Penny, author of Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution explains “Social Justice Warriors” and why they’re winning. From Boingboing.net - There’s a culture war happening right now. It’s happening in games, in film, in journalism, in television,...

    • Posted October 11, 2014
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  • Bob Dechert
    Voluntary Warrantless Disclosures

    By Michael Geist. In the aftermath of the Supreme Court of Canada’s Spencer decision, I argued that the decision upholding the reasonable expectation of privacy in subscriber information contradicted the government’s claims supporting Bills C-13 and S-4,...

    • Posted October 5, 2014
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  • mother-jones
    Great Time To Be A Journalist

    Steve Katz, publisher of Mother Jones, made an insightful comment on journalism in the modern era in an interview with The Vancouver Observer last year. We thought it was worth repeating. “It’s a great time to be...

    • Posted October 5, 2014
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  • Katt Stearns
    How To Use Twitter Without Ever Sending A Tweet!

    By Katt Stearns. Twitter is the platform that I get the most questions about and that many people and businesses still don’t understand. One of the biggest challenges people have is learning what to tweet. Or should...

    • Posted September 1, 2014
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