Social capital as real capital?

I posted this on a course blog, but it's not public so I'm reposting it here. I just ran a silly experiment to see what dollar value people somehow attach to social capital. Technorati offers a utility to generate a dollar value to see what "your blog is worth" - again, a silly number, but perhaps an interesting way to view the abstracted concepts that compose "social capital". My blog is worth $125,327....

September 26, 2009 · 3 min