...information is inseparable from the people who are creating it...

Think.Quarterly/September/2011/Welcome

...do things that were previously impossible...

Google_VP.Products/Bradley Horowitz/Google+_people_web

...something out of Gilligan’s Island – except for the spaceship.

Virgin_Group.Founder/Sir Richard Branson/why_people_matter

...from the Bolivian Altiplano to the cutting edge of the web...

Guardian/Meg Pickard/building_digital_communities

...not simply megaphones through which to yell at everyone...

Google_Homegrown.Contagious+Market+Insights/Jessica Greenwood/Mobile_behavior_research

“Which probably implies that I’m a pretty miserable bugger.”

Happiness_Index.Well-being/Simon Rogers/Joseph_Stiglitz_insight

...57% of people talk more online than they do in real life...

Facts+Figures_armed_for_your_next_cocktail.party

It was proof you could bring the internet to the streets...

Google_Wael.Ghonim/Matthew Lee_interview/Egyptian_facebook_revolution

Ever heard of ‘lolcats’ or the Rickroll?

SV.Angel.investor/Ron Conway/Top_10_people_ideas_technologies

...I wished her luck with the beanbags and lava lamps.

Google_SVP.People_Ops/Laszlo Bock/motivate_engage_listen_nurture_people

You know the phrase ‘don’t try this at home’?

Make_magazine/Phillip Torrone/maker_movement

...people’s interests, intentions, and future actions.

Google_Chief.Economist/Hal Varian/insights_through_search+data+visualization

...better versed in the art of itinerant dreaming...

Kickstarter+innovation+NYC/Yancey.Strickler/Caroline McCarthy/crowdsourcing_funding_online

...one of you doesn’t like Thai food, another is vegan...

Google_Research.Team/Ed Chi/following_generation_z+emerging+behaviors

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