"I hate to be cynical…but the truth is that since I’m less pessimistic than I used to be, I’m now forced to be cynical. What kind of job would I be able to get with a degree in MySpace?"
Not that the concept isn’t cool…a class or two on the subject might be nice (and even interesting), but a whole specialization? I’m not so sure about that."
"Of course, I also think that some of the best ideas in social computing are not coming out of the academic setting either…they’re coming from average people with a few friends and some time to kill."