Jean Lievens: Internet Phases: Past, Present, and Future

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Jean Lievens
Jean Lievens

Internet Phases: Past, Present, and Future

Jeremiah Owyang, 11 June 2013

Thanks to you, last week’s report on the collaborative economy was readily received, and has been viewed over 26k times, the media picked up on it, and bloggers alike.  As we digest what it means, it’s important to recognize this is the next phase in the internet, and the next phase of social business.  An interesting finding is that the second era (social) and the third era (collaborative economy), use the same technologies (social technologies) but instead of sharing media and ideas –people are sharing goods and services.  This is all part of a continuum and we need to see our careers progress as the market moves forward with us.

[Social technology enabled the sharing of media and ideas called social business –the same tools enable sharing of goods and services called the collaborative economy]

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Internet Phases: Past, Present, and Future

Attribute Brand Experience Era Customer Experience Era Collaborative Economy Era
Driving technology CMS and HTML Social Technologies Social Technologies
Years 1995: Internet had 14% american adoption 2005: Business blogging disrupted corporations 2013: AirBnb, TaskRabbit, Lyft, gain mainstream attention
What is shared Vetted Information Personal Ideas and Media Goods and Services
Who shares Few Many Many
Who receives Many Many Many
What it looks like Brands and media talk, people listen Everyone talks and listens Buy once, share many, need to buy less
Who has the power Brands and publishers Those who use social Those who share goods and services
Who is disrupted Traditional mediums: TV, Print Corporations, governments Corporations, governments
What must change Media models Communication and marketing strategy Business models
How corporations responded Created their own corporate website Adopted social tools internally, externally Learn to share products, enable marketplace
Software needed CMS and design tools SMMS, monitoring, communities Marketplace, ecommerce, communities, SMMS, Monitoring
Services needed User Experience, Design, Content Social strategy, community managers, communicators Agencies that help with trust, customer advocates, ?
Who wins Those who adopt Those who adopt Those who adopt

What it means to your career, clients, and company:

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Michelle Monk: Geke.US Lays Out Government-Corporate Circles of Corruption

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Michelle Monk
Michelle Monk

Here is what they have as of today.  An extraordinary effort that should soon become automated.   You won't find these on LinkedIn!  Click for individual Venn diagram similar to the Keystone Pipeline shown below.,

Nominally Good:


The Rest:

Comcast   .   Defense Contractors   .   Disney   .   Enron   .   Fannie Mae   .   General Electric   .   Goldman Sachs   .   Green Energy   .   Keystone Pipeline   .   Media   .   Monsanto   .   Motion Picture Association of America   .   Oil Industry   .   Pharmaceuticals   .   Planned Parenthood   .   Social Networking Sites   .   Tobacco Industry   .   Walmart

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Phi Beta Iota: Now imagine this being done at every level of government from the municipality on up, across every policy domain, with whole systems analytics, true cost economics, and all trade-offs clearly visible. This is where we are going.  Humanitarian technology and Open Source Everything (OSE) are going to empower the public in a manner no government or corporation can conceive or achieve.

Mini-Me: John Pilger Interviews Julian Assange on Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Protecting Liberated Information Across All Boundaries

Crowd-Sourcing, Design, Innovation, Politics, Software, Transparency
Who?  Mini-Me?
Who? Mini-Me?


Julian Assange In Conversation With John Pilger

An extended interview with Julian Assange recorded during filming of John Pilger’s latest film The War You Don’t See.

The attacks on WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are a response to an information revolution that threatens old power orders, in politics and journalism.

The incitement to murder trumpeted by public figures in the United States, together with attempts by the Obama administration to corrupt the law and send Assange to a hell hole prison for the rest of his life, are the reactions of a rapacious system exposed as never before.

The US Justice Department has established a secret grand jury just across the river from Washington in the eastern district of the state of Virginia. The object is to indict Julian Assange under a discredited espionage act used to arrest peace activists during the first world war, or one of the war on terror conspiracy statutes that have degraded American justice.

Judicial experts describe the jury as a deliberate set up, pointing out that this corner of Virginia is home to the employees and families of the Pentagon, CIA, Department of Homeland Security and other pillars of American power.

Phi Beta Iota:  From a professional intelligence point of view, the two take-aways are 01) that insider sources for WikiLeaks are proliferating, and 02) such sources are virtually guaranteed total anonymnity for their one-time or limited “donations.”  US military now serving or having recently served in Afghanistan and Iraq appear to be the predominant source group.

Jean Lievens: Video (1:39:09) Science Beyond Reductionism – “Model Free Methods” as a Holistic Shift

Crowd-Sourcing, Culture, Design, Economics/True Cost, Education, Governance, Knowledge, P2P / Panarchy, Politics, Resilience, Transparency
Jean Lievens
Jean Lievens

Monica Anderson is CEO of Syntience Inc. and originator of a theory for learning called “Artificial Intuition” that may allow us to create computer based systems that can understand the meaning of language in the form of text. Here she discusses the ongoing paradigm shift – the “Holistic Shift” – which started in the life sciences and is spreading to the remaining disciplines. Model Free Methods (also known as Holistic Methods) are an increasingly common approach used on “the remaining hard problems”, including problems in the domain of “AI” – Problems that require intelligence. She illustrates this using a Model Free approach to the NetFlix Challenge. Her website provides some background information.

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Patrick Meier: Analysis of Multimedia Shared on Twitter After Tornado — Instagram Rules

Crowd-Sourcing, Geospatial, P2P / Panarchy, Resilience, Software, Transparency
Patrick Meier
Patrick Meier

Analysis of Multimedia Shared on Twitter After Tornado

Humanitarian organizations and emergency management offices are increasingly interested in capturing multimedia content shared on social media during crises. Last year, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) activated the Digital Humanitarian Network (DHN) to identify and geotag pictures and videos shared on Twitter that captured the damage caused by Typhoon Pablo, for example. So I’ve been collaborating closely with my colleague Hemant Purohit to analyze the multimedia content shared by millions of tweets  posted after the Category 5 Tornado devastated the city of Moore, Oklahoma on May 20th. The results are shared below along with details of a project I am spearheading at QCRI to provide disaster responders with relevant multimedia content in real time during future disasters.

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For this preliminary multimedia analysis, we focused on the first 48 hours after the Tornado and specifically on the following multimedia sources/types: Twitpic, Instagram, Flickr, JPGs, YouTube and Vimeo. JPGs refers to URLs shared on Twitter that include “.jpg”. Only ~1% of tweets posted during the 2-day period included URLs to multimedia content. We filtered out duplicate URLs to produce the following unique counts depicted above and listed below.

  • Twitpic = 784
  • Instagram = 11,822
  • Flickr = 33
  • JPGs = 347 
  • YouTube = 5,474
  • Vimeo = 88

Clearly, Instagram and Youtube are important sources of multimedia content during disasters. The graphs below (click to enlarge) depict the frequency of individual multimedia types by hour during the first 48 hours after the Tornado. Note that we were only able to collect about 2 million tweets during this period using the Twitter Streaming API but expect that millions more were posted, which is why access to the Twitter Firehose is important and why I’m a strong advocate of Big Data Philanthropy for Humanitarian Response.

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Theophillis Goodyear: Time for an Open-Source Truth Blitz on CNN and the Boston Bombing Story — Calling All Bloggers — Kick the Crap Out of CNN, Fox Et Al on Boston NOW — May the Force Be With You!

Corruption, Crowd-Sourcing, Culture, Governance, Media, P2P / Panarchy, Politics, Transparency
Theophillis Goodyear
Theophillis Goodyear

This is a response to Owl's post Owl: Public Awake, Major Media Shredded — the Revolution IS Being Televised!

CNN is having ratings problems. If their subterfuge in Boston becomes common knowledge they will loose credibility and even more viewers. It would be a shot fired across the bow of every other news network. All the prominent muck-raking journals, like Mother Jones, the Nation, etc., should work together and make it happen, just like a blitz in football where everyone goes after the quarterback at once. They're already doing it, but they need to hit CNN hard, gang up on them! It may be a long time before there's another golden opportunity like this. CNN is down right now. With a behemoth like that, this is the best time to kick the crap out of them. And there's no mistaking the fact that they deserve it and in fact are inviting it by their repeated breaches of journalistic ethics. If the shoe was on the other foot they would be kicking the crap out of the little guy. It goes with the territory. They knew the rules when they started playing the game. The bigger they are the harder they fall.

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