The social media expert list wanted by business

I learned something about social media and business by-the-by from listening to Clay Shirky on social media and politics. Social media may be disastrous for dictators – but it is not necessarily good for business. I’ll show you my reasoning and suggest there are certain kinds of social scientists who can work out when and importantly where social media matters.

Coelho’s true path to wisdom

Paulo Coelho’s The Pilgrimage blew me away. There is so much in it that I would like to think more about.

The first of its nuggets of wisdom is the path to wisdom, found through following a path guided by agape, a concern to use knowledge in real life, and a path that others can use too.

I’ve related the ideas to other ideas I have encountered. The idea itself, which I have quoted, is so much better.