Google+ circles, hard and soft →
I haven’t used Google+ yet, so these thoughts are uninformed by any product use or testing. But they’re conceptual, anyway, so no matter. It’s a given that one of the…
Google+ Circles: groups, filters, and stream... →
The asymmetry of intentionality
“Thus, as Adam Smith argued in his Theory of the Moral Sentiments, the individual must phrase his own concerns and feelings and interests in such a way as to make these maximally usable by the others as a source of appropriate involvement; and this major obligation of the individual qua interactant is balanced by his right to expect that other present will make some effort to stir up their...
Jean Baudrillard on the automated object
“Because the automated object ‘works by itself,’ its resemblance to the autonomous human being is unmistakable, and the fascination thus created carries the day. We are in the presence of a new anthropomorphism. Formerly the image of man was clearly imprinted in the morphology and the manner of use of tools, of furniture, or of the house itself. In the perfected technical object this...
A conversation with @shelholtz about the future of...
briansolis: Shel Holtz is somone whom I admire. I recently had the opportunity to chat with him about many topics ranging from my work at The Altimeter Group, what’s new in Engage 2, and we also peered nto the crystal ball to share our views of what the future of social media beholds. Click below to listen to the interview… Or: Download the MP3 file (10.9Mb, 27:20) Get the show on iTunes ...
Stowe Boyd: Work Media Going Mainstream: Work... →
stoweboyd: Work Media is becoming mainstream enough to be covered in the NY Times, although Kopytoff starts with Facebook, and then provides only a piece dominated by security issues and spotty usage, but his intro is not bad. Verne Kopytoff, Companies Erect In-House Social Networks As social networks…
Inventing The Future Is Everyone’s Job →
stoweboyd: The world is too complex to plan business direction from ‘a blank sheet of paper and sheer brilliance’, says Polly LaBarre, so inventing the future is everyone’s job [via the Podio blog, part of the Future Of Work series]
Which company is the next... →
Adrian Chan, Social interaction designer, social media strat… I’d put my money on turntable.fm, tho it’s immersive and time consuming. Also Branchout, because Facebook…