Monthly Archive: September 2008

Google and Social Networking

Until now, Google has been trying to identify efficient advertising solutions for social media. And rightfully so. Social media has become the premier medium for communication and media, and over the past few years, Google has arguably become the face of the internet. So Google figuring out the social networking issue is a logical and expected event. The only question is, what would such a …

Free Market Economy

Not in one anymore. Consider this: This is the first time in my lifetime, as well as the lifetimes of everyone in my generation, that we are experiencing something very, very BIG (financially)…or as Warren Buffet put it… “We are facing financial Pearl Harbor” The real effects or magnitude of this situation are still incomprehensible to me. Once this bailout officially goes through, which it …

Something Called Validation

Two years ago I co-founded a website specifically designed for college students. The site: (Check out my site before continuing to read the rest of the post…or look below. You will understand why)   Today, I see the following article in : 2008 Finalists: America’s Best Young Entrepreneurs   CampusLIVE Jeff Cassidy, 23; Boris Revsin, 22; Jared Stenquist, 23 www.campuslive.com Amherst, Mass. Will college students …

Generativity of Social Networking Sites and Their Accountability

Jonathan Zittrain defines Generativity in the following manner: “Generativity is a system’s capacity to produce unanticipated change through unfiltered contributions from broad and varied audiences” Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It In reality, this description somewhat defines the nature of a social networking sites. If you look at social networking sites today, users are able to participate in 3 …