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Rory Sutherland knows how to save marketing

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Data Science of the Facebook World—Stephen Wolfram Blog

More than a million people have now used our Wolfram|Alpha Personal Analytics for Facebook. And as part of our latest update, in addition to …

A week of links

Links this week:<p>Hodgson and Knudsen have set up a reading group for their book Darwin’s Conjecture: The Search for General Principles of Social and …

Rory Sutherland on new technology - IQ2 debate

Emerging Technology

What makes us feel good about our work? | Dan Ariely

The way we think about charity is dead wrong | Dan Pallotta

Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there's good news)

Social media: get ready to be underwhelmed

by Mark Ritson<p>Over the next three weeks I’d like to share some unfortunate truths about social media. Social media is Let’s begin with a simple …

Facebook Still Reigns Supreme With Teens, But Social Media Interest Dwindling

Teens still love Facebook. No news there. According to a recent study by Piper Jaffray, 33 percent of the 5,200 teens surveyed choose Facebook as their most important social network.<p>Following behind, Twitter has 30 percent of the vote, while 17 percent of teens say that Instagram is the most …

The Economic Case For and Against Thatcherism

As I hope I made clear in my post on Monday, I’m willing to give the old devil her due. But let’s not get carried away. “Margaret Thatcher had more impact on the world than any woman ruler since Catherine the Great of Russia,” Paul Johnson wrote in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. In the <i>Times</i>, David Brooks, …