Rise of the Technology Class

These conversations are between students from Ecuador, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Spain and the US who see technology serving a higher purpose: A counter-culture to their predecessors. This is evidence of a new type of generative class who apply technology to their creativity with art, music, science and involvement within the community. Their activity is transparent and active to our evolving civility. These multinational students are socially conscious storytellers. The Moderator of this conversation, Michael Davis is an Executive MBA graduate of Steinbeis University Germany, The Berlin School of Creative Leadership.

By Aruna – Twitter, Facebook, Myspace, Other

It is very apparent how much hype there is to view news about social networking in the western press, both online and in print/tele. I don’t get it. The world revolves around how much tweeting is done in the US? I respectfully say, Please!? I adored the story of the 15 year old boy in the UK who said twitter is for old people. How wonderful that the UK press picked up a comment not press-released by some old man in a leather chair.

Here is from the article. Read it. So funny.

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“Today he is the talk of Tokyo, Wall Street and the City. Fund managers, CEOs and analysts are poring over his report, How Teenagers Consume Media, which he wrote last week while on work experience at Morgan Stanley.

In it he laid out the world according to the teenager: a confusing place where the PC is a radio, the games console is a telephone, the mobile telephone is a stereo and text-message machine, the DVDs are pirate copies and no one uses Twitter.”

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