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Anarchism, Capitalism, Altruism : Why do I open source? Too many tabs – StumbleUpon

Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World

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Anarchism, Capitalism, Altruism : Why do I open source? Too many tabs – StumbleUpon. This is a good explanation why someone might choose to do Open Source products or services. I think not everything needs financial compensation and sometimes just giving is the fair thing to do.

Editorial: Facebook, single identities, and the right to be anonymous — Engadget

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This is a thoughtful article about the role of identities and the use of identification of comments on blogs. I shared a small comment and a ton of comments are being generated. It is always encouraging when you get pages of comments. I like the idea of a single identity.

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Book Review: This Is Your Country on Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High in America 9780470167397: Ryan Grim: Books

Amazon.com: This Is Your Country on Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High in America 9780470167397: Ryan Grim: Books.  This is another author who likes to share how messed up their own life is thinking it adds credibility to the writing.  It not only comes off as narcissistic, but also that their mind was made up and everyone but themselves is responsible.  The “facts” are questionable as well.  Avoid this book.

The Huffington Post Is Finally Profitable

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The Huffington Post Is Finally Profitable.  5 years and thousands of free volunteers writing stories and it makes a profit.  Is this the future of publishing?