Nicholas Christakis: The hidden influence of social networks

Nicholas Christakis talks about social networks (in the good old traditional sense) and how in his medical research he found that these influcence people.

Highly recommended – viewing. If nothing else he talks about social networks off line which we tend to forget with all the on-line activity nowadays that are still extremely important.

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Gaming can make a better world

Watch the lovely Jane McGonigal discussing how gamers learn things, how they cooperate and why they can make the world better.

After this I am once more convinced that I love my PhD subject.

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Social Media Revolution

I know a lot of people have published/ blogged/ tweeted/ shared about this video already.

I was just thinking that next time I present an Intro to Social Media I might use this before Brian Solis’ <a href="http:/

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A video and some views on IP and Creative Commons

This was one of the very good debates at the conference that I went.

What is happening with [tag]IP[/tag] and Creative Commons. [tag]DRM[/tag] of course fits into the debate nicely so I thought I should repeat this video of Mr. Jussim from [tag]Sony[/tag] Pictures talking about the economics of film making and DRM (he also . . . →

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The Machine and Me

I think this is an I – found – a – great – video day (courtesy of my Google Reader listings)

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It's All Because (The Gays Are Getting Married)

Kinda needless to say that this is satire

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