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Getting Steve Jobs Wrong
— Exhibit A in the case against Walter Isaacson's flawed Jobs biography: Malcolm Gladwell in last week's New Yorker, arguing that Jobs was “a tweaker”: … Jobs was neither. These men make for a poor comparison to Jobs because Jobs didn't really “invent” …
Gladwell proves too much
— Malcolm Gladwell is going further out on his cranky branch. His reading of the role of social media in Tunisia and Egypt actually seems to lead to conclusions that I think he would acknowledge are extreme and extremely unlikely. (I look at his new post in some detail after the big box below.)
You need to use social services to understand them
— I don't know if Malcolm Gladwell is right when he claims “the revolution will not be tweeted,” but I can say with certainty that the Twitter he describes is not the Twitter I know. Gladwell's central argument is that Twitter creates weak ties …
Exclusive: Biz Stone on Twitter and Activism
— The New Yorker recently published a thoughtfully written article by Malcolm Gladwell titled, “Small Change: Why The Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted.” Citing research done by Stanford sociologist Doug McAdam, Mr. Gladwell compares …
Twitter Founders: Gladwell Got It Wrong
— “Laughable,” “absurd,” “ludicrous” and “pointless” were words Twitter founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone used Monday night to describe a recent Malcolm Gladwell story in the New Yorker about the futility of social media to create real social change.
Sorry, Malcolm Gladwell, the revolution may well be tweeted
— Malcolm Gladwell is wrong about the poor revolutionary power of social networking, as the tweeters in Kashmir show — For a man who has devoted a significant part of his life to documenting “how little things can make a big difference” …
Make The Revolution
— Malcolm Gladwell gets started with “The revolution will not be tweeted” in this week's New Yorker, condemning social media's ability to enact real cultural change with an argument he sums up early in the piece: … Who are the “they”? It's not really clear.
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