Diaspora: Personally Controlled, Do-It-All, Distributed Open-Source Social Network... an alternative to Facebook. After over 3 years of work, the Diaspora SNS has finally left Beta stage and launched a reference implementation of its own open source SNS code.
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Bar Refaeli announces her new Kickstarter campaign to watch and possibly even be in her sex tape, that is if she can get enough backers who might be interested in that sort of thing.
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In just seven years, Mark Zuckerberg has gone from his Harvard college dorm to running a business with 800 million users, and a possible value of $100 billion. His idea to 'make the world more open and connected' has sparked a revolution in communication, and now looks set to have a huge impact on business too.
Emily Maitlis reports on life inside Facebook. Featuring a rare interview with Zuckerberg himself, the film tells the story of Facebook's creation, looks at the accuracy of The Social Network movie, and examines Facebook's plans to use the personal information it has collected to power a new kind of online advertising.
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The marshmallow experiment is a famous test of this concept conducted by Walter Mischel at Stanford University and discussed by Daniel Goleman in his popular work. In the 1960s, a group of four-year olds were given a marshmallow and promised another, only if they could wait 20 minutes before eating the first one. Some children could wait and others could not. The researchers then followed the progress of each child into adolescence, and demonstrated that those with the ability to wait were better adjusted and more dependable (determined via surveys of their parents and teachers), and scored an average of 210 points higher on the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
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Lisa Gansky is the author of The Mesh: Why the Future of Business Is Sharing, and the “instigator” behind the Mesh Directory. She often speaks on the topic of technology, social currency and business platforms and models.
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This is how they used to Social Network in the good ol' days, before we had to stare at screens.
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Part of the world's most watched Social Media video series; "Social Media Revolution" by Erik Qualman. Based on #1 International Best Selling Book Socialnomics by Erik Qualman. This is a shorter version that includes new social media statistics for 2011.
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Comical look at the tragedy that is excessive self-publication via Facebook.
Courtesy of The Onion: CIA's 'Facebook' Program Dramatically Cut Agency's Costs
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Wow, this is just really nice. All you street gangs out there take note, that's right Bloods and Crips I'm talking to you, maybe you guys should try a little less drive-by violence and a little more drive-by niceness.
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Ivan Tihienko has created a very impressive concept for how we can use the computer, without having to sit in front of it. He is envisioning a holographic projection system that place the projected image in front of us as we go about our business.
This is augmented reality taken to the extremes.
Take a look at how it works in the video below; including the ability to share the experience with other people, managing your email, GPS directions directly on the street, listening to music etc...
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I.O.U.S.A. will play in the following cities starting August 22, 2008 (check your local listings):
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