social networks

An Ode To a Math Teacher: Benevolent Dictators And Urban Tribes

by: danah boyd

The social network structure of friendship is rarely a bounded group. Even if we are friends, the imagined community of my friends is different than your imagined community.

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MyHealthspace: Forget dating, we're dying here!

by: John Sviokla

Many years ago, there were a few influential academic articles that predicted that the coming web of information technology would cause more activities to be performed in a market, not within the walls of the firm. 

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Ten Questions with David Sifry

by: Guy Kawasaki

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Microsoft Portable Music Player

by: David Polinchock

I've been reading about Microsoft's venture into the world of the iPod for a few days, but this piece from Engadget had something that really blew me away! MS will scan your iTunes account and pay for you to add those songs to their new player. Ingenious, I say!

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Visualizing The Tipping Point

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Social Networking Essays

by: Guy Kawasaki

Here are three interesting essays about how social networks work. Highly relevant reading for anyone in a social networking company—or investing in one.

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NSA Spying On Digital Publics

by: danah boyd

Over 40 people sent me a link to the New Scientist article: Pentagon sets its sights on social networking websites. First, thank you. Second, ::sigh:: I wish that i could say that i'm shocked, but i'm not. Still, i want to address it.

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Attack of the Branded Social Network

by: David Armano

Let the articles about branding on the social network commence.  Actually, hype aside—there are a lot of opportunities to message/provide experiences where the people go.  It's that simple.  I'll use my own life as an example—I watch almost no television anymore except for a few favorite shows which I Tivo (My Name Is Earl is a must).

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Blog's Eye View

by: David Armano

Here’s a sneak preview from a presentation I’m working on titlled “Blog’s Eye View: looking at the social network from a bloggers perspective”.

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Visualizing the Social Network

by: David Armano

This has probably been done a number of ways before—but here is my version of the Social Network Visualized Download viz_net_copy.pdf.

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