Reputation Is Dead: It’s Time To Overlook Our Indiscretions

(Blog Post) We’re going to be forced to adjust as a society. I firmly believe that we will simply become much more accepting of indiscretions over time. Employers just won’t care that ridiculous drunk college pictures pop up about you when they do a HR background search on you. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Joey Baker - Mar 28, 2010 - 4:06 AM PDT
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Edited by: Joey Baker - Mar 28, 2010 - 9:34 AM PDT

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Kelly Garrett
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by Kelly Garrett - Mar. 29, 2010

Presents a novel perspective on reputation threats posed by the online environment. It's just a thought experiment, with no substantive evidence to back up the author's predictions, but it is a provocative topic that merits more thought.

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Joey Baker
3.4
by Joey Baker - Mar. 28, 2010

Mike Arrington has a unique perspective on online reputation, as one of the few tech-elites to have an entire website dedicated to declaring him a "dick." His piece is timely and fits into the current discussion.

Very defeatist. Really dislike the dystopian turned utopian view Arrington presents. (Which is not to say he's wrong.)

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David Haddad
3.8
by David Haddad - Mar. 29, 2010

Well written, logical, and addresses a topic of interest to a lot of people these days. More sources, expert opinions would have been suitable.

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