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Badges? We Don’t Need No LinkedIn Badges

Harvard Business Review

To me this means that he has, in essence, made the calculation that the use of social networks will replace the “badges” that my generation valued to determine reputation. Having spurned Eric Schmidt’s advice from SXSW that everyone should go to college, he has begun to stockpile the social capital that will power the post-industrial revolution. Sam introduced me to a useful way of thinking about these intermediaries, what he called social “hacks.”