“The middle is everywhere.”

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Great thinkers do anticipate the future. They "feel" it. Better said, they "see" more clearly how things really are. Consider for example what the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche wrote in his book "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" : "The middle is everywhere." And now, try to find the "middle" in the Internet.... … [Read more...]

What is the “intention” of Facebook?

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I asked myself the question, what is the real "intention" of Facebook? In their research work, The Benefits of Facebook "Friends", Nicole B. Ellison and Charles Steinfield (*) described Facebook as  a "rich site for researchers interested in the affordances of social networks due to its heavy usage patterns and technological capacities that bridge online and offline connections. We believe that Facebook represents an understudied offline to online trend in that it originally primarily served a geographically-bound community (the campus). " … [Read more...]