The internet has become a great equalizer – from distinct people wanting to be heard, to minorities seeking better opportunities, to college drop outs trying to find a place under the sun – if you got what it takes, you’ll get that shot. A good example of this would be Pete Cashmore, founder of Mashable – one of today’s most popular news blogs, of which particularly discusses technology and social media.
Just last year, CNN was reported to be interested in acquiring Mashable for $200M; the blog which actually started as Cashmore’s 2005 side-project that would document the rise of internet heavyweights such as Facebook, YouTube, and MySpace – the world’s most famous social network back then.
Cashmore who quit college at 19 and ran Mashable from home at Aberdeen, Scotland has again made the world think about the value of education – though he wasn’t and won’t be…
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