Archive: May 28th, 2012

Veteran Central: A Career-Oriented Social Network for Vets

Veteran Central: A Career-Oriented Social Network for Vets

After spending nine years on tour with the Navy, Michael Barrett found that adjusting to civilian life — especially finding a stable and well-paying job — was a tough and arduous process. “It’s a difficult transition, because we don’t have a profession to speak of,” Barrett explains. “We’re handicapped in that regard, and we’re less [...]

From UseNet to Google+: A brief history of social networking

From UseNet to Google+: A brief history of social networking

While Facebook shares seem as volatile as anything, one is left questioning how valuable social networking really is. As the poet and philosopher George Santayana once said, “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”