Net2 Recommends - October's Interesting Posts From Around The Web

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The NetSquared team reads and shares lots of different blog posts, articles, reports, and surveys within our team. We have a lot of fun sharing within the team and it occurred to us that we should start sharing them with you, too! Net2 Recommends is a monthly series of news and blog posts from around the web that we found interesting or inspiring, mind-bending or opinion-changing, fun or just plain weird.

Feed your brain

  • The Web Is Dead. Long Live the Internet
    Wired
    "Two decades after its birth, the World Wide Web is in decline, as simpler, sleeker services — think apps — are less about the searching and more about the getting. Chris Anderson explains how this new paradigm reflects the inevitable course of capitalism. And Michael Wolff explains why the new breed of media titan is forsaking the Web for more promising (and profitable) pastures."

  • Virtual Revolution: How 20 years of the web has reshaped our lives
    BBC
    This BBC documentary series explores how the world wide web is reshaping almost every aspect of our lives. The really interesting thing about this program is that, from it's inception, it has been a collaborative process where the audience was able to shape the production long before broadcast. Loads of online content and program clips to explore!

  • Small Change: Why the revolution will not be tweeted
    by Malcolm Gladwell in the New Yorker
    In this editorial, Gladwell shares his thoughts on social activism as it relates to social media. An excellent and thought-provoking read.

Get in the groove

  • 57 things I’ve learned founding three companies
    by Jason Goldberg on betashop
    Goldberg shares his lessons learned from founding several tech companies. These are excellent tips for social entrepreneurs and anyone else interested in leading a small, innovative team.

  • Beyond the Code: 25 Best Nonprofit Websites
    by Rosita Cortez
    "From Parkinson research to fighting poverty, a small group of nonprofits are using their virtual real estate effectively. Besides having a sleek design, these nonprofits are implementing key features that wow users and keep them coming back. Check out the elements all great nonprofit websites have in common and find out who is doing things right!"

Give it a go

Do you have a post from the last month that you'd like to share? Either post a comment below or write your own post, here, on the NetSquared Community blog.