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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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Belief in Brands vs. Belief in Language

Much like retard media, social media are mass media. They do not target a specific social group or individual interest groups… they seek to influence the masses. Let’s first take a small step back to remind ourselves how the era … 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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Relativity + Relativism vs. Social Order

I quite often doubt myself. People who know me well may be surprised to hear this – unless they know me very well. Here’s the reason why: I also quite often make bold statements – unabashedly so, even. Unless you … 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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Literacy = Social Usability

Many people may think that literacy is an issue of yesteryear… — No! It is one of the greatest challenges many industrial societies face. Consider, for example, the situation of traumatized refugees. They have fled war-torn countries only to arrive … Continue reading

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Private Individuals, Social Groups, Publishing Publics, Publicity + Society

A friend of mine published an article about “Social Business”. I disagreed with the basic idea, but there was also one distinction he made which I consider worthwhile (see “How to Define a Social Enterprise” for more details). The point … 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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