Jon Yang Gives A nice Little Review of : DOIMK →
In his review of Down And Out In The Magic Kindom he says this about whuffie: “Looking around at most of the social networking sites, this constant measuring of personal reputation is exactly what is happening. Amazon, eBay, Xanga, MySpace, all of these things are promoting getting rep from your friends and fans and then using your rep as currency. Actually, that’s pretty much how...
Dubai's "Palm" Utopia not so much..? →
Fantasy Island must have a love of all people to be a true destination. Slave labor and quality living for only the elite becomes a beautiful walled prison. A lesson on why democracy and social equality work perhaps?
Disneyland is home to feral cats - nobody knows how many - that come out at...– 50 Things You Didn’t Know About Disneyland I am invisioning a lolcat thriller.
Fast company tells us about Givewell a non-profit watchdog for the non-profits. While it seems a little overblown to me, the article does bring up the topic of social capital. Suggesting a metric for credibility for non-profits. more
FAKE JOHN CONNOR IS FOLLOWING ME →
un: (via nu) Me too. Yep.
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.– Orwell (via claytoncubitt)
A quote from some fiction I have been working on:
“Good Cred was the most important currency…centralized government had slowly failed…the distributed people of the world rallied their collective resources and created the “cred” system-a sort of stock exchange calculated by the potential value of each person. Initial results were staggering both to the government and intellectual communities; even the most...
I am mucking over the confluence of the $0 business model and the now standard of social rep software. Essentailly it appears as if “Whuffie” could be a reality. I don’t know if it would ever be cashless. But it could be. Who would have ever thought 40 years ago during the depression America’s biggest health issue would be obesity?