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More thoughts on open social networks

Following my post on social capital and open social networks, Anshu Sharma responded with an insightful analysis of how openness could transpire. It may not strictly be a user provoked uprising that spurs Facebook and others to make a transportable social graph, but a new player, or perhaps Google, that doesn't lock-in the data.

August 6, 2007 by Dan Farber


Facebook, social capitalists and open networks

As the stock market roller coaster continues, the concept of social capital accrued via social networks is starting to become an important commodity. People are flocking to Facebook and other social networks, partly to experience the latest online trend and for those who latch on to a particular network, to build up their social capital via making connections.

August 6, 2007 by Dan Farber


Lenovo to preload Linux

Lenovo said Monday that it will preload Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 on ThinkPads. In the announcement Lenovo said that the desktop flavor of SUSE will be loaded on the ThinkPad T Series, which targets business customers.

August 6, 2007 by


Surfing your clickstream

AttenTV has come up with a novel use for the clickstream--that log of the pages you visit as you surf the Web. They are transmitted to other AttenTV participants who are (in effect) looking at your screen as you navigate the Web. This purports to be entertaining.

August 4, 2007 by Ed Gottsman


Enterprise 2.0 in a nutshell

Having trouble grokking Enterprise 2.0? Scott Gavin put together a slideshow that makes it easy to understand the basics of applying so called Web 2.

August 3, 2007 by Dan Farber

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