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Communication Internet Legal & Politics Social Media & Social Networking

Social Networks: your data, on-demand

There was a time when we created discrete, often well-formed by largely isolated island states of data. Then the Web went all two-point-oh, and oh how things changed… In the first installment, I looked at the problem of Social Media Fatigue and a possible cure. The cure being an open, secure and portable means of […]

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Social Networks: immersive 3D worlds

There’s something inherent in the trust we bestow on someone when after a time of anonymity, we finally get to see their face. Think of the number of people you know on the ‘Net and you know neither their real name, nor what they look like. Yet we often trust these people implicitly. But if […]

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Blogging Business Communication Social Media & Social Networking Society & Culture

Hi, BTW: the Net as our virtual office

You chat via something like Microsoft Messenger, or Skype. You talk about stuff, then you go. You don’t say goodbye. You come back on-line, you see a friend and you ask a question, followed with: “Hi, BTW!” This happened for the umpteenth time on Thursday while IM’ing with David Bradley over at Significant Figures, and […]

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Blogging Business Communication Personal Branding & Brand Management Social Media & Social Networking Society & Culture

Social Networks: mobile micro-blogging

Social Networks aren’t these rigid edifices, tethered to servers, themselves ensconced in air-conditioned rooms somewhere in the world. No, technology is best served as an enabler to life, love and business. And what do we know about life, love and business? They’re often on the move… In the first installment, I looked at the problem […]

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Blogging Business Communication Internet Security & Privacy Social Media & Social Networking Web Design & Development

Social Networks: open, secure personal IDs

In a way, I’ve been building towards this, by way of smaller discussions, comments and even my own articles. As topics go, Social Networking is vast, and because of its size, I’m going to be pulling you in different directions. Some directions in the present, some in a future of possibilities that hinge upon suppositions […]