By Andrew Keen
"Digital Vertigo presents an articulate, measured, contrarian voice opposed to a sea of hype approximately social media. As an avowed expertise optimist, I'm thankful for prepared who makes me cease and imagine earlier than committing myself absolutely to the social revolution." —Larry Downes, writer of The Killer App In Digital Vertigo, Andrew Keen presents today’s social media revolution because the such a lot wrenching cultural transformation because the business Revolution. Fusing a fast paced ancient narrative with front-line tales from today’s online networking revolution and evaluations of "social" businesses like Groupon, Zynga and LinkedIn, Keen argues that the social media transformation is weakening, disorienting and dividing us instead of establishing the sunrise of a brand new egalitarian and communal age. The tragic paradox of existence within the social media age, prepared says, is the incompatibility among our net longings for neighborhood and friendship and our both robust hope for on-line person freedom. by way of exposing the shallow middle of social networks like fb, Andrew willing exhibits us that the extra electronically attached we turn into, the lonelier and not more robust we appear to be.<I></I>
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"Digital Vertigo offers an articulate, measured, contrarian voice opposed to a sea of hype approximately social media. As an avowed expertise optimist, I'm thankful for prepared who makes me cease and imagine prior to committing myself absolutely to the social revolution. " —Larry Downes, writer of The Killer App In Digital Vertigo, Andrew Keen presents today’s social media revolution because the so much wrenching cultural transformation because the business Revolution.
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South sales will have the number of characters equal to (Total characters in cell) – (Position of 2nd plus sign). You compute the total number of characters in each cell by copying from F3 to F4:F6 the formula LEN(A3). Finally, you can obtain South sales by copying from G3 to G4:G6 the formula RIGHT(A3,F3-C3). Extracting Data by Using the Text To Columns Wizard There is an easy way to extract East, North, and South sales (and data similar to this example) without using text functions. Simply select cells A3:A6, and then on the Data tab on the ribbon, in the Data Tools group, click Text To Columns.
Digital Vertigo: How Today's Online Social Revolution Is Dividing, Diminishing, and Disorienting Us by Andrew Keen