Posts tagged economy

Language Learning

Here’s Why Online Learning Could Be Much More Than Meets The Eye

YouTube has become the most popular way to say “streaming web video.” Every child knows that “to google” means searching for stuff. Where do you go for that quick fix of facts? Wikipedia. From a brand-perspective, this is the ultimate…

June 2, 2011, by

Online Business

Will BitCoin Ruin Us or Make Us Rich?

There are days when you realize that the future, once distant and glorious, pregnant with potentials has arrived a long time ago – and is here to stay, cramming its utter weirdness right down the throat of our present on…

May 31, 2011, by

Online Business

Why the ‘Market’ Metaphor has Failed Us

One of the weird aspects of living in our times is this: The future is proving to us day by day that it has already arrived. While the past hasn’t completely left the stage, yet. So, who’s the star? No matter…

April 17, 2011, by


All Rivers Eventually Lead Home

Many people today scream about “Social Media Marketing”, yet, the hype far exceeds the actual novelties observed. The reason for the hype: there is a growing intuition that Social Media and the Net is changing the way we do and…

November 8, 2010, by

Online Business

“Money Can’t Buy Me Love”: (Social) Media in Change

In the “old world” of television and newspapers, quantity was king. Example: The 30 sec ad slot during the 09 Superbowl cost 3 million dollars. You can calculate for yourself how expensive a second is. Roughly 100 million people could…

September 15, 2010, by

Indie Publishing

The Barter of Trust: Economy 3.0 and Non-Material Forms of Payment

Asher Idan, Manager of Future Studies of Social Media in The Department of Management in Tel Aviv University posted a status yesterday saying that “A new mean of payment has appeared, the “barter of trust” : today I am helping…

September 1, 2010, by