As usual the Economist doesn't just regurgitate the usual boilerplate wisdom of ageing but comes up with something new.The key argument is explained in this video.
Guest Post by: Charlie Osmond
What joy. This week, The Economist, every Capitalist’s favourite magazine, has published a special report on on social networking.
by: Dominic Basulto
I reckon The Economist is fantastic value for money.
Each week, in one publication, you get a distilled summary and interpretation of the important things that are happening in the world – all for the princely sum of £100/year.
OK, advert over.
by: John Caddell
The Economist, in its “Technology Quarterly” section this week, discusses the value of user comments, and makes some interesting points, this one in particular:
by: Karl Long
by: Matt Rhodes
by: Gary Hayes
A fabulous upsum range of articles from the Economist on our beloved media industry (mostly in the user, participatory domain) and the evolution, revolution and chaos it is going through. “Among the Audience” - Get it here.
by: danah boyd
In writing Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship, Nicole Ellison and I wrote many iterations of the definition of the term "social network sites" and why we chose to use this instead of "social networking sites."
The Economist is doing an "Oxford-style debate" on the following proposition:
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