Last year I wrote about the difficulty of social networking for a purpose – vis-a-vis politics and governance. I believe I have a solution to the problem… Read more “Object-Centered Networks To The Rescue”
itsasickness was an obsession project honoring sicknesses; the objects of our obsession. It was a co-branding marketer’s dream. That thing you geek out about, that you could… Read more “itsasickness – the obsession network”
They are smart.
In Marx’s critique of political economy Das Kapital, commodity fetishism denotes the (quasi-religious) mystification of human relations that are said to arise out of the growth of… Read more “A Marxist Approach to IAS”
How can you get people to come to your thing? Are you a politician who wants to have a full house at a fundraiser? Are you launching… Read more “The “Come To My Event” Problem”
Many internet theorists speak of social networks online as a ‘map of the relationships between individuals.’ Politech thinkers and online organizers like myself, have taken these principles… Read more “What LinkedIn’s Reorganization and OFA 2.0 Means for Politech Online”
Advomatic got a great press hit today that we’re happy to share with you. VoIP News, a niche news and information publication dedicated to covering all aspects… Read more “Click-to-Call VoIP As a Political Tool”
I’ve had difficulty explaining my networking concepts without resorting to some exasperated cliche like, “that’s just how I think about it.” Well, turns out that scientists at… Read more “How Social Networks Think”
China’s internet users number 130 million – and are growing 30% every year. Second only to the U.S., China is installing broadband everywhere, and internet cafes are… Read more “Societal Culture and the Internet’s Clusters”
Ray Oldenburg is an urban sociologist who writes about the importance of informal public gathering places. In his book The Great Good Place, Oldenburg demonstrates why these… Read more “The Internet as Third Place”
—AZ-Sen: Jon Kyl—AZ-01: Rick Renzi—AZ-05: J.D. Hayworth—CA-04: John Doolittle—CA-11: Richard Pombo—CA-50: Brian Bilbray—CO-04: Marilyn Musgrave—CO-05: Doug Lamborn—CO-07: Rick O’Donnell—CT-04: Christopher Shays—FL-13: Vernon Buchanan—FL-16: Joe Negron—FL-22: Clay Shaw—ID-01:… Read more “Bombs Away”
The forecast is chance of brainstorms: 100%.