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Finding scraps of surplus…

Image: Surplus doesn't have to be hard work

Clay Shirky’s Cognitive Surplus is a fascinating and attractive idea, but unless you are a student, idle, rich or all three, there may not be a surplus of energy at all. As Ian Delaney put it in his post “Looking for my cognitive surplus“:

So yes, cognitive surplus. Wonderful notion. And when most people?s working hours are reduced to four a day, as Russell proposed, we might genuinely start to see what those trillion hours can do. But we need time off, too.

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Internet Trends 2010 by Morgan Stanley Research – slideshow

Morgan Stanley’s annual internet trends presentation is always worth taking a look at. There aren’t any great surprises here (mobile internet growth, etc.) but it is a very useful compilation of data and trends.

: : Extra-link!: John Naughton’s Observer column looking at this report. He highlights the iPad/iPhone displacing the Mac as the main part of Apple’s business.

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