Be sure to take the time to check out the ‘2’ link on the course website. I will also link to it here, because it is so cool: www.theyrule.net
It is a really incredible application that allows you to create mappings between the Board of Directors of many of today’s most powerful companies/institutions. Many of these people sit on multiple boards… it’s really interesting to hunt down the connections between major corporations. For example, did you know that Coca-Cola Enterprises is only one degree of separation from PepsiCo (via Target as a middleman)? I’d like to hear what interesting factoids people uncover about other heavy-hitters in our consumerist world.
See you tomorrow! – Jor