My comments on my former professor’s blog gave rise both to a dialogue and to some related and amplifying ideas that I tweeted out. Perhaps the challenge, from a social media perspective, is how to coordinate various social media channels, in this case, blogging and tweeting, to best create and distribute informational value.
Incidentally, the subject of the blog was “Is Knowledge Power?” But the discussion concluded that knowledge (information) alone is not sufficient and that timing, context, ability to act, motivation to act and ethical considerations are necessary to convert knowledge and information to power.
Here is the link to the original blog: http://embeddedlibrarian.com/
And here are links to articles and blogs, mostly dealing with timing and contextual effects of big data: