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Microblogging can be demanding in terms of attention and time, while it can be benificial in terms of connectedness to a (knowledge)network. This Wired article argues that using Twitter may increase creativity among knowledgworkers. Unfortunatly the article does not try to quanify this effect to put some counterbalance to those that think twitter is only […]


Between Christmas and New-Year an article appeared in NRC and NRC-next citing research by Will Pale and Andrew Bud showing that online music sales does not follow the ‘long tail’ distribution (see also…). Bottom line of the ‘long tale’ theory is that with the big assortment of online stores, the total sales of ‘rare’ items […]