Monthly Archives: August 2010

Attention: This Revolution will NOT be Televised

by Adrian Chan and Andreas Weigend This post has been translated into German (GDI Impuls 2/2010), Spanish, and Chinese (simplified). The social data revolution We live in an age in which social data has become the air we live and breathe. … Continue reading

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I just killed a social game mechanic

Techcrunch this week posted a copy of a social gaming playdeck used by SCVNGR. Social gaming is indeed hot these days. But there’s some confusion around game mechanics and social gaming dynamics. I don’t see any social in the playdeck … Continue reading

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Are social media valuable to society?

Many have noted the decline and fall of print and professional journalism. Some point their fingers at social media, or at the internet in general. There’s truth to this, although there are economic and business reasons, too (for which the … Continue reading

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