Facebook Investor Roger McNamee Explains Why Social Is Over
by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, Business Insider SAI,July 22, 2011
Elevation Partners and Facebook investor Roger McNamee, who is also a rock musician, gave an amazing talk recently where he goes over some of the biggest trends affecting the technology industry. … More specifically, a few big themes:
- Microsoft is toast because we’re moving to a post-PC era;
- HTML5, the new web standard that allows to make interactive web pages, is going to revolutionize the media and advertising industries;
- Social is “done”, it’s now a feature, don’t go do a social startup. …
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Dr. Lea Shanley is the founder and former co-Chair of the Federal Community of Practice on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science, a vibrant community of 200 federal employees from more than 35 agencies. She is also a co-founding member of the Citizen Science Association. Dr. Shanley recently served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NASA, where she helped to foster a culture of open innovation. Prior to this, she founded and directed the Commons Lab at the Wilson Center, served in the US Senate as a Congressional Science Fellow, and worked with local and tribal communities to develop GIS-based decision support systems for city planning, natural resource management, coastal management, and disaster response through the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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