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The Great Bungee Jump
Well, the great Bungee Jump has come. Martin Plaehn, CEO of Bungee Labs has shared the news of the company the letting go of 15 regular employees and contractors . Unfortunately, I am among this set of affected Bungee Labs employees. A Voyage of Discovery...
I Am a Strange Loop
About 10 years ago a friend gave to me a book as gift . We were sitting on the deck of a canal boat on a Friday late afternoon set for a weekend of lazy meandering with friends and family along the Thames, when he handed me his own copy of Godel, Escher...
Chris Anderson: Charlie Rose interview discussing FREE
I spent some time this morning watching the Charlie Rose interview with Wired's editor, Chris Anderson , discussing FREE . The interview covers the economics and ideas driving the Internet's current (and future) state: the Gift Economy ; the Attention...
The Efficiency of (the) American English Language
As I've come to learn while living in the US, the American English language is more efficient than its British English cousin. The difference between the two languages is more than just fonetic phonetic simplification - the general rule seems to be about...
Posted: Apr 29 2008, 09:27 AM by alexbarnett | with 9 comment(s)
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Thinking with a hyperlinked-content processor
Alex Pang's post Thinking with a word processor led me to ask myself... This question: How does my trawling / tagging / blogging / processing of hyperlinked content affect my thinking? Answer: Immeasurably, I suspect.
The Lightnet Revisited
At the end of 2005 I wrote a post messing around with some ideas on the future of the net. One of the ideas was the counter concept to the Darknet, using the term 'Lightnet'. I didn't define 'Lightnet', Lucas Gonze did that (and soon...
The Abundance of Memes
The Long Tail meme took quite a while for it to propagate through memespace. I don't know how long it took for the first spark of the idea to emerge in Chris Anderson's mind, to it being a popular modern economic idea, but it's safe to say...
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