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3.15 There is still the matter of reliability

Last Edited by Ronaldvandenhoff1 on 9/1/2014 2:36:54 PM
As soon as you ask if someone is reliable, his or her trustworthiness has already been a little bit infringed upon. Reliability in network traffic is as important as it is complex. In my opinion, people who are active in my network, and share and give a lot, are more reliable than others who only come to consume. It is all about a feeling of reciprocity. But beware of the principle of “you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours.” Before you know it, you will be keeping score to see if you hav..
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3.4 Organizing without organizations and the introduction of social capital

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:32:05 PM
Sharing work, creating value with each other, undertaking endeavors together, helping others through social networks on the Internet: We are more than capable of organizing and self-managing these things without the help from a traditional organization. This idea has taken such flight that organizations who do not adapt and make sure they are connected properly will loose their right to existence and will disappear. In his book,
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12.11 Nothing beats FREE

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:34:30 PM
“There is no such thing as a free lunch” These words date back to the 19th century, when bartenders in the United States were serving free lunch to attract a crowd. The cost was incorporated in the sale price of the liquors, so “free” was not really free, or was it? The word free may mean without cost, but it definitely does not mean without value. There is a clear sense of value, but you need to think of it in terms of intangible benefits such as social capital. You receive some..
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