Category Archives: Facebook

The Killer Application

Back in the late eighties and into the nineties we were waiting for the next killer application – and we were the propeller-heads deep into systems. We were programming, crudely, but making all sort of information jump through hoops and … Continue reading

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Facebook in the Age of Social Holocaust

The people of Egypt may have used Facebook to start a revolution – which may or may not actually topple the government. There has been much written about that – see Newsweek with Inside Egypt’s Facebook Revolt for example. But … Continue reading

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Just a Face in a Book

It started with an email from a friend of a friend in Paris. No, that’s not right – the two of them had only a mixture of contempt and indifference for each other. Call it light mutual scorn. But they … Continue reading

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