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The ad that changed my life

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This is ad for Delphi Internet’s X-Files Online changed my life. When I was 13, I was completely enthralled with the X-Files. Since this was still pre-internet time for most of us, the only way to get information about the show was through magazines. So, on the way home from school, I’d stop at the […]

is social technology really social?

rhiannon sawyer, a fellow graduate student in sydney, is writing her thesis on friending on myspace. she tells me she has just started conducting interviews with myspace users, and is finding “that everyone has their own definition of friendship on MySpace and that often they don’t actually call it that… Businesses and individuals seem to […]