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Open Source Software is a Social Disinfectant

I’ve created a blog devoted to WordPress and “open source” software projects — see IMPost.org Today I also posted something relevant to social business — see: Why the Scientific Method and Open Source are Some of the Best Things Since … Continue reading Continue reading

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Personas on Paper

Personas have existed for many millennia, and so has paper – but there is a somewhat more new and less improved special case that seems to have existed for only a couple hundred years: Personas on paper. That’s not precisely … Continue reading Continue reading

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Rational Media as Alternative Currency

Perhaps it’s just me, but I feel as though there was a great deal of revolutionary enthusiasm for the notion of alternative currencies a decade ago (even before the financial crisis), but that there is now not even a murmur … Continue reading Continue reading

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Some Reflections on the Revolution in Literacy

Literacy and rationality are closely related — you need to be able to use language to communicate ideas effectively… to wit: “The Rise of Rational Media“

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Network Effect vs. Community Engagement

I have been doing some reading on the so-called network effect, in particular the relatively recently fashionable topic of „two-sided markets“. I have also spoken with some of my friends who have more experience than I do in markets and … Continue reading

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Opportunity makers with + for others — doing something smarter together for the greater good

I have two allies, named Andersen and Anderson. I met Andersen after I met Anderson, and so I told Andersen about Anderson… and now I want to tell you, too. As it turns out, Andersen told me about Anderson’s TED … Continue reading

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Making + Breaking Connections + Relationships

Experts in online marketing are fond of saying that „you need to fish where the fish are“ – in other words: you need to communicate your messages on so-called „online platforms“ that (the most) people are also using. This lines … Continue reading

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Small Group Behavior + Social Media Networking

When I chat with people about their marketing strategies, they will often tell me something like “I rely on word of mouth.” It bugs me to hear that — I feel there is something insincere about it. The purpose of … Continue reading

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Media Concentration, Mind Share, Free Markets and Market Sharing

That’s a lot of ground to cover – so let me cut to the chase. I want to begin by picking up one topic from last week’s “Start Here” post: The bit about how Robert Reich called many Internet media … Continue reading

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