Archive for April 2012

MIS Post (Micro-factories)

With the trend moving towards micro-factories, what types of new businesses do you see being created that complement this new industry?

Specifically, name some entrepreneurial opportunities that will arise from the need for a new type of infrastructure associated with the blossoming micro-factory industry?

Creepy App and Privacy Concerns

One obstacle that could stunt the profitability of social media sites and applications is the concern about privacy.  This isn’t a new thought but as sites and apps continue to push the boundaries of privacy, I wonder if we are getting close to a tipping point.  The Social Media industry may need to regulate themselves before the people do it for them.  What do you think about this creepy app?

http://girlsaround.me/

http://thenextweb.com/insider/2012/03/31/foursquare-bans-creepy-app-girls-around-me-for-api-violation/