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Bi-Directional Collaboration

Written by: Bill Sherman on Saturday, 13 March 2010, 4:28 PM

This week,  Gabe Newell, Founder and Managing Director the wildly successful of Valve Software received the Pioneer Award at Game Developer’s Conference 10. The work within Valve Software has produced pioneering titles such as the Half-Life series, CounterStrike, Portal, Team Fortress, and the Left 4 Dead franchise. From a business perspective, Newell understands how to […]

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Political Discourse in the Digital Age: Part II

Written by: Bill Sherman on Wednesday, 17 June 2009, 7:35 AM

We’ve also seen social media be used for violent (and likely criminal) activity both within Iran and outside. For example, there’s a thread on Twitter which calls for people to participate in denial-of-service attacks on Iranian government websites. In many ways, DOS attacks stands somewhere between hooliganism and an act of war. Think about it. Individuals can launch coordinated […]

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Expanding Your Ability to Find Answers through LinkedIn

Written by: Bill Sherman on Tuesday, 16 June 2009, 8:37 PM

Tony Karrer makes a very interesting post about finding expert answers within the extended social network of LinkedIn. If you use LinkedIn, it’s a worthwhile read, and it may change how you use LinkedIn. As my father (a reference librarian) used to say, “You don’t need to know the answer yourself. You just need to […]

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Political Discourse in a Digital Age: Part I

Written by: Bill Sherman on Tuesday, 16 June 2009, 7:40 AM

Typically, I write about social capital on the individual level (micro) or the community level (meso). However, today’s news focuses heavily on social capital on the macro level. Political discourse has changed through digital social media tools, and it’s not just happening in today’s democracies. Every government and nation must accept the fact that they […]

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