Posts Tagged ‘book’

“Remaining innovative requires us to understand both the shifts and the new strategy agenda that follows. We must collaborate or perish—across borders, cultures, disciplines, and firms, and increasingly with masses of people at one time.” (Wikinomics)

Renowned computer scientist, composer, and author Jaron Lanier worries that collaborative communities such as flickr, MySpace, and Wikipedia represent a new form of “online collectivism” that is suffocating authentic voices in a muddled and anonymous tide of mass mediocrity. (Wikinomics) The “mass mediocrity” can be definitely observed in the flow of applications, mass-messages. However, from […]

a false dilemma


The neoliberal proposal as instrument of globalization is presented in Latin America as the only alternative to barbarism. The dilemma is posed as either do what neoliberal theory proposes or be left out. Conceptually, however, Latin America and Africa are excluded from globalization anyway. Therefore, this is a false dilemma. Modernization through opening up to […]

“That’s why social change is so volatile and so often inexplicable, because it is the nature of all of us to be volatile and inexplicable” “Tipping Points are the reaffirmation of the potential for change and the power of intelligent action. Look at the world around you. It may seem like an immovable, implacable place. […]