"Society regulates products that create addiction. We have laws to prevent discrimination and election manipulation. None of these regulations and laws has yet been applied to Facebook and Google.The time has come."
HT: ZHYou didn't think we've been coming at this stuff from the neurochemistry and neuropsychopharmacology angles simply for the grins and giggles did you?
Oh no. No siree.
For grins and giggles we have on offer such posts on Bono/Elevation Partners as:
Bono's Elevation Partners Runs $90 Mil to $1.5 Bil in Facebook, Making Him the World's Most Insufferable Musician (FB)
Mugabe launches Robert Mugabe intelligence academy; Chicago Economists to Aid Inflation-Weary Zimbabwe
..."We were hoping for Bono," says Nkende Masvingo, referring to the rock singer who has made sub-Saharan poverty his personal crusade, "but they sent us Gary Becker because U2 was on tour."Africans to Bono: 'For God's sake please stop!'
Becker, the winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Economics, will lead a "dream team" including Steven Levitt, co-author of the best-selling pop economics book "Freakonomics", that will set up camp in this city, the nation's capital. "First, we need to understand the situation," said Becker ...
Stimulus: Tips on Trading the Caulk/Putty/Grout Complex
...Looks like a job for Private Equity Man-"U2's Bono Just Invested in a Food-Tech Startup"
It's a beautiful day ... for a private equity group buyout. Bono has got
in on the act with his private equity outfit, Elevation Partners.
How Davos Lost Its Mojo
I'll tell you what the problem is, the problem is Bono didn't show up this year, that's the problem....
Note: This photo was lifted from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Feb. 6, 2005.
And more seriously:
"Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet"