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Internet : The dream society ?

For many years, and like many people, I was convinced that the key to understanding the driving forces within the marketplace was the information society. My reasoning was simple. Most people produce, process or disseminate information. The production of material goods has become largely automated. Factory floors in the United States and Europe are being […]

Kobe Bryant’s NBA Courtside – Video game

The long wait for a top notch Nintendo 64 basketball game has finally ended. Unlike previous roundball efforts, Kobe Bryant’s NBA Courtside fully exploits the power of the N64. A joint effort of Nintendo and independent developer Left Field Productions, NBA Courtside exudes the quality that has become the hallmark of Nintendo in-house titles. Forget […]

Conference Culture

I recently discovered a new weblog by another academic — and another mother who knows what it’s like to lug a large baby in a stroller up and down the NYC subway steps (permalink may be bloggered; scroll to Friday, August 08). Indeed, it sounds like she lugs two children up and down those steps. […]

How to Use Social Media in sport to Incr...

Corporations and communities of sport have discovered that Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, and other social media websites are a goldmine for finding new customers.  Social Media can help IMPROVE sports medias and their relationships with customers. Nowadays, with lightening speed, companies can lose reputation quickly. Knowing what is being said is CRUCIAL, if you want to […]

Student comments on “Social Psychology”

The required textbook is “Social Psychology”, 7th edition by D G. Myers, on McGraw-Hill edition. The author advocates a political ideology,  uses rhetoric. In the chapter on group influence, the author adds the parenthetical comment : “by neatly dressed White people”. The comment was irrelevant to the point, and it is unlikely that the ethnicity […]