Quote:: The Blog: RIP Privacy and Identity Synthesis on the Web::Ben Casnocha

Bottom Line: Young people continue not to care about privacy out the gate. More and more older people view the loss of privacy in a cost-benefit framework and support increased transparency. And “identity synthesis” will drive internet users to require fewer formal online profiles and broader general consistency in how they are portraying themselves on […]

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rePost:: How to split up the US::

The map alone is worth the visit. I wonder what the Philippines would look like if analyzed the same way? How to split up the US As I’ve been digging deeper into the data I’ve gathered on 210 million public Facebook profiles, I’ve been fascinated by some of the patterns that have emerged. My latest […]

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Better Political System Please::How to Get Our Democracy Back

Written for USA but still a nice read.  My sanrky side wants to say that: We already have a citizen funded election in the Philippines,  politicians use citizen’s fund in the form of taxes. hehehehe What would the reform the Congress needs be? At its core, a change that restores institutional integrity. A change that […]

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rePost:Surest Way To Raising Prosperity:New Rules for the New Economy

In both country and network, the surest route to raising one’s own prosperity is raising the system’s prosperity. The one clear effect of the industrial age is that the prosperity individuals achieve is more closely related to their nation’s prosperity than to their own efforts. Lester Thurow, an MIT economist, has pointed out that enabling […]

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rePost:: Against awards::Stumbling and Mumbling

No sooner have I ignored the Orwell awards than I am invited to nominate myself for a Wincott award. Which invokes the same response – I’m not interested. For one thing, the criteria for both awards is absurd. The Orwell asks for a sample of 10 pieces, the Wincott for five. For any active blogger, […]

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