Replacing Facebook.

The principal barrier to many people leaving Facebook is a manifestation of the network effect. It may be the only place they can easily keep up with a lot of friends.

If something were to replace it, you would need to have a free level to allow the network effect to get going, but would it be possible to fund it without getting into the wholesale data harvesting and selling Facebook is doing?

Would a freemium model work? A less abusive advertising model? Charging businesses to be there, but not people?

I’d like to be able to say I enjoyed Zuckerberg’s cover of “Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word”, but…

Talking of change l finally found the time for a much-needed haircut this morning…

The tracks that will make life hard for Southern commuters tomorrow.

This is why I’m in London on a Sunday Evening. Running a course tomorrow, and that looks like enough for Southern to start getting twitchy about running trains…

Sometimes, I forget how lucky I am to live somewhere where I can take photos like this from my home office window.