Looking for some brain food this weekend? I hope you enjoy these as much as I do.
- It’s not a Facebook Revolution, but a Groupon Effect. Very thoughtful column from IHT delivering a great metaphor for understanding Egypt’s social revolution and how technology makes a tipping point more transparent.
- The Dumb Growth Revolution. Perhaps the Groupon Effect is not all good news? The changes come with political and social responsibility.
- The Rise of the Digital Storyteller. Bob Pickard, from Burson-Marsteller, discusses the decline of trust in media and the opportunity this provides for corporations to cut out the middle man and take their stories directly to stakeholders. But like dumb growth revolutions, this too comes with a responsibility that I personally wonder if corporations are genuinely ready to embrace?