Open Source Essay of the Week: Cooking Pot Markets: An Economic Model for the Trade in Free Goods and Services on the Internet
by Rishab Aiyer Ghosh What is value, or: Is the Internet really an economy? This is perhaps the wrong question – akin to asking whether direct-sales, or academic research is an economy. There is much of value to be found on the Internet, much production and consumption of goods and services. This is hardly […]
You’ve got 65 emails to read, 47 notifications from Facebook and flooding mentions on Twitter. In a wipe and a swipe, you can either read all your messages, or delete them. During lunch break, you fight off the Pork Side in Angry Birds Star Wars, flipping the tiny winged creatures into the sky with revenge. […]
Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes.
Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes. Founded on shared ideas and values, tribes give ordinary people the power to lead and make big change. He urges us to do so.