Facebook = $50 Billion? – Apparently not if you look at the data

Damian Thompson writes today on the telegraph with data that appears to show that anyone who has bought into Goldman Sachs’ $50 billion valuation of Facebook, which is based on projections of revenue growth that seem ludicrously optimistic in the light of the data now available … Here’s a chart showing year-on-year growth (again, click … Read more

Facebook 666 – Mark of the beast

OK, so I blogged about FB yesterday and now I’m back to it once again today. Its been about four months since FB announced they had 500 Million active users, so if their rate of increase has been sustained, they have now reached 666 Million. Now there is a symbolic number for you to digest … Read more

Things you should never post on Facebook

The Huffington post has an article giving out some good advice (Yikes … did I just use the phrase “Good Advice” and “Huffington Post” in the same sentence? My mind is truly blown away).  Anyway, I’ve distilled it all down for you now, so here it is. You might indeed desire to post anything and … Read more

Crowdsourcing – some further examples

Yesterday I blogged about Galaxy Zoo. Thats the project that needs your help to process and categorize images of Galaxies captured by robot telescopes. As I explained, the motivation is that the very best pattern recognition engine known to humanity sits between your ears. However, what is also quite fascinating is that this is just … Read more

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