We shouldn't refuse a gesture of love, an act of simple gratitude, or a nod to solidarity because it's not big enough. Every profile page turned to the color of France's flag creates a momentary awareness of the trauma of terrorism, no matter where it strikes.
Think of it this way. Your sophomore year you meet someone who lacks facial expressions and any notion of professionalism, but otherwise they seem pretty interesting.
Let me assure you that "personalized learning" is a far, far cry from the type of education we got at Exeter. Students may be in control of their "learning trajectory," in such a model, but not of their own minds, as we were at Exeter. In my humble opinion, this is a bastardization of true education.
Thank you Mark for creating the safety check button during the Paris attacks. Thanks to you, since last night we were able to reassure people we love and vice versa. Thanks also for creating Facebook, such a great machine, who invented a new word : social network.
There's entre nous. There's entre' cote. And then there's entre-preneur. Just like the intimate just between us (entre nous) phrase and the succu...
It will take quite some time for the company to see tangible financial returns from the initiative. I would expect that Facebook's approach to India is that it is investing for the longer-term.
Blogging is probably the most undervalued and thankless job. Yours truly's, included. Imagine if you went to work every day and came home with nothing in your pocket except a few "Likes"?
Downtown Newark is only 12 miles from lower Manhattan, but there are days when the distance seems much greater. While New York grapples with gentrification and globalization, Newark struggles -- with some signs of success -- to revive its economy.
It is not the age that makes Zuckerberg and Modi incompatible friends. It is in fact their divergent world vision that will ultimately clash and hamper a great friendship between the two in the long run.
The trio of Zuckerberg, Christie, and Booker came in to try to flip Newark's school system, predicting that within five years, they would have a national model for turning around any big urban school system that needed help.
I understand creative license and why films need to condense, simplify, fudge, and invent to create drama, but is there a point where this can be considered excessively dishonest?
From Warren Buffett to Mark Zuckerberg, here's a rundown of where the top 10 U.S. billionaires were born and how they became so rich they could buy a country together.
Compensating users for their content? Giving a percentage to charity? All this "crazy talk" is apparently starting to spook Facebook to the point where, over the past few weeks, links to anything mentioning the site, including pics containing only text, have been inexplicably erased from millions of Facebook's user's profiles.
It is hardly two weeks since Modi's visit, but India has already made international headlines for religious violence that led to a man to be lynched to death by a mob.
More than 70 global human rights organizations are currently calling on Facebook to conclusively remedy its "real name" policy, which, despite several changes over the years, still requires users to provide "their authentic identities."
People don't talk that way, even brilliant people. And, for the most part, they're not going to shout vitriol back and forth across a conference hall while many are watching them tear each other apart.