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Verbophobia When I started using computers as a little kid, it was all-inclusive; if you were interested, you were in the club. Eventually, communities were built around things like Bulletin Board Systems (BBS) that were places for getting email, downloading files, chatting with other people, and playing games. The BBS operators wrote code and spent time designing a culture for their systems or communities. In the Northern California Foothills, we had what we called an MUPT meeting once a month. At our Modem User Pizza Thingy, we shared ideas, talked about communication, and generally were stupid, geeky nerds; and we loved it! The BBS culture carried into the Internet and, wow, that’s where things got interesting. Now, nearly 15 years have gone by and I have watched these groups of people that I deeply respect get older. It’s funny, as I was writing this post, I stumbled upon the Patton Oswalt article in Wired “Wake Up Geek Culture, Time to Die.”

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Earth2Tech Future Blogger November 19 2009 / by VenessaMiemisCategory: Information Year: 2009 Rating: 2 cross-posted from I've seen a bunch of posts bubble up over the past few days that are really sparking my curiousity about what is really going on with Twitter, so I need to do a little brain dump. Bear with me. Insight #1 An article by Rosabeth Moss Kanter was just published today on the Harvard Business Review website, titled On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors. In the World According to Twitter, giving away access to information rewards the giver by building followers. (just keep those points in mind, I'm going to come back to it) Continue Reading November 10 2009 / by VenessaMiemisCategory: Business & Work Year: General Rating: 6 Hot How can the power and scope of social networks, combined with human capital metrics, be used to facilitate shared creation and innovation? Continue Reading October 07 2009 / by Jeff HilfordCategory: Technology Year: 2009 Rating: 3