When
· Naughties
· · 2004
· · · January
· · · · 24 (1 entry)

Get Yer Social Networking Here · Some­time in De­cem­ber, some­body flipped a big switch and all of a sud­den ev­ery­one was invit­ing me to join their Linkedin net­work. Then sud­den­ly last week the Kozmick Finger point­ed at Orkut, and near as I can tel­l, all the geeks on the plan­et have spent this week­end busi­ly invit­ing each oth­er to be Orkut pal­s. It all seems most­ly harm­less; mind you, I haven’t ac­tu­al­ly got any use out of ei­ther of ’em. For what it’s worth, all the Orku­tians seem to be heavy geek­s, while about half the Linked­in­crowd is VCs and busi­ness­peo­ple. I don’t think it’s gonna change the world, but I’ve been wrong be­fore. To those whose in­vi­ta­tions I’ve de­clined: sor­ry, noth­ing per­son­al, it’s just that I feel I ought to ei­ther have spent some face-to-face time with you or been in some sub­stan­tial on­line in­ter­ac­tion.
 
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