The total information digitally stored in the world in 2010 was 1 zettabyte. The human brain can store 2.5 petabytes. This means 400,000 people can carry in their brains the entire digital data stored in the world in 2010. When the information stored will reach 7.5 billions (assuming population will reach this level in the... Continue Reading →
The "social network" is the buzzword of the day. Omnipresent in the social media, on TV and printed magazines, it is the darling of researchers around the world. Collaborative participation makes the social network, probably the biggest innovation since Internet, a positive phenomenon. Bringing people together to collaborate on solving problems releases a huge amount... Continue Reading →
Why did Mark Twain say: I have never let school interfere with my education UnCollege is trying to offer an answer.
In a recent report published in Australia reveals how the Living Lab and Interrupting Spaces methodologies have been used to do research into how young people use social networking services. The argument is that the use of quantitative methods that use surveys and focus groups the research could be tainted by an initial bias based... Continue Reading →
I know I am walking a fine line here. The social capitalism is a term coined probably by Kees van Kersbergen in his published work, “Social Capitalism: A Study of Christian Democracy and the Welfare State”. Kevin Rudd also made references to this model in his speeches during his Prime Ministership which came about the... Continue Reading →