Weekend Reading

This week’s links:

  • How About Free? The Price Point That Is Turning Industries on Their Heads: From Knowledge@Wharton
  • Sprint Looks to Power Gadgets Beyond Cellphones: From Wall Street Journal. “As Core Business Slumps, Wireless Carrier Aims to Use Its Network for Dashboard Computers, GPS Devices.”
  • Social Media is Here to Stay…Now What? By Danah Boyd. “I’m going to share my research in three acts: 1) How did social media – and social network sites in particular – gain traction in the US? And how should we think about network effects? 2) What are some core differences between how teens leverage social media and how adults engage with these same tools?3) How is social media reconfiguring social infrastructure and where is all of this going?”
  • The Art of the Tutorial: by Guy Kawasaki
  • How Kindle will Change the World: From Slate. “The Kindle 2 signals that after a happy, 550-year union, reading and printing are getting separated. It tells us that printed books, the most important artifacts of human civilization, are going to join newspapers and magazines on the road to obsolescence.”

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