Learn to Adapt Links for October 6th through October 8th

  • 750,000 lost jobs? The dodgy digits behind the war on piracy – A very thoughtful and informative piece from Julian Sanchez that tries to get to the real cost of IP piracy. The cost to "the U.S. economy" seems to be considerably overstated. He also discusses the potential boon that piracy plays in the economy through its role in innovation.
  • Analyst: Half of ‘social media campaigns’ will flop | The Social – CNET News – Adam Sarner, an analyst with market research firm Gartner, has projected that over 75 percent of Fortune 1000 companies with Web sites will have undertaken some kind of online social-networking initiative for marketing or customer relations purposes. But, he added in an interview with CNET News, 50 percent of those campaigns will be classified as failures.

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