You are what you share

Sharing an idea you care about is a generous way to change your world for the better.

The culture we will live in next month is a direct result of what people like us share today. The things we share and don’t share determine what happens next.

As we move away from the top-down regime of promoted movies, well-shelved books and all sorts of hype, the recommendation from person to person is now the most powerful way we have to change things.

Seth Godin

The World as 100 People

Here is a really cool visualization of the world’s 7 billion population.  From the quality of life perspective, it’s mind-blowing to see 48 people out of a 100 living on less than $2 per day.  From the technology perspective, the upcoming mobile boom is obvious – 30 people have access to the Internet, while 75 have a cell phone.