It’s Not What You Know…

It’s not what you know, but who you know. It is something of a cliché, but in a world where the social context of knowledge is becoming increasingly important. Think Reddit, Twitter,Facebook, Mendeley etc. The data, the information, seems only relevant if we have some kind of peer review, the “+1″, “like”, or … Continue reading

The Privacy Illusion

Everyone who wanted to got to see Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg‘s private photos on the online social networking site thanks to a bug in the site’s software. But, bugs, glitches and hacks aside, the privacy settings on Facebook, and indeed other socoal networks are so complicated, obfuscated and downright frustrating for the majority of … Continue reading