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The Bubble Project

May 7, 2009 by

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  Originally uploaded by Bubble Project Stopped by Visueltdagene today – a conference organized by the association of graphic designers in Norway, Grafill. Heard an amazing talk by Google Creative Labs’ Ji Lee who talked about breaking loose from “the Matrix” and finding the self (youyou-time) through personal projects. But – my oh my – […]

Virtual Goods Banned From eBay; Second Life Gets An Exemption

February 1, 2007 by

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This has been buzzing around since Friday, when Slashdot amplified it: eBay has made a decision to ban auctions—real money trade, in industry parlance—for the characters, currency, weapons, attire and accounts of online games such as World of Warcraft, City of Heroes and others, effectively cutting off an already big and fast growing underground economy, […]

Teens use social networking sites to reinforce friendships

January 8, 2007 by

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Teens are more likely to reinforce existing friendships than seek new friends through social networking, according to a survey by Pew Internet and American Life Project (the organisation that produces reports on how the internet impacts on families, communities, civic and political life). The survey of 935 US teens found that 55% use social networking […]

Crowd-storming! Not brain-storming.

December 8, 2006 by

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In 2004 a guy called James Surowiecki published a book called “The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations” about the aggregation of information in groups, resulting in decisions that, he argues, are often better than could have been made by […]

Quarter of UK users visit online social networks every month

November 30, 2006 by

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A quarter of UK internet users go on social networking sites, according to a report by the European Interactive Advertising Association. The survey of 7,000 people across Europe revealed teenagers and young adults spend the most time on social networks, with 32% visiting one at least once a month, compared to the European average of […]

MySpace Launches Two Live Music Programs Spotlighting Video Webcasts and Instant Messaging

November 16, 2006 by

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The Largest Online Global Community Launches New Music Programs “MySpace LIVE!” with Paul Oakenfold and “Hey, Play This…” with Ben Folds From press release: Los Angeles (November 15, 2006) – MySpace.com, the leading global lifestyle portal, announced today the official launch of two new programs, “MySpace LIVE!” and “Hey, Play This…” incorporating live video web […]

Scientists create social network

November 10, 2006 by

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Social networking is not just about promotoing rock bands to the kids on MySpace. Now, the science journal Nature has set up an online social networking community for scientists called Nature Network Boston. It is a meeting place for Boston scientists to gather, talk and find out about the latest local scientific news and events. Why […]