A Chinese Perspective on Facebook’s Future

One month before its momentous IPO, Facebook’s prospects seem murky. This week, the company announced that it has 900 million users and cooling revenues. Last week, Facebook purchased Instagram, a year-old photo sharing app for USD 1 billion. Fear of competition seems...
The Society of the Spectacle

The Society of the Spectacle

“The first stage of the economy’s domination of social life brought about an evident degradation of being into having — human fulfillment was no longer equated with what one was, but with what one possessed. The present stage, in which social life...