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America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti

Updated on November 2, 2015

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America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti

America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti, a co-founder of empowr.com.America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti focuses on the Why of the social platform, empowr, that’s been in the making for fifteen years. In America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti you will learn what drove so many different people to create such a project. The people that worked on the project where:

  1. founders
  2. advisors
  3. success coaches
  4. 1,000 employees
  5. 100,000 alpha test users

Once America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti answers the question of Why it goes on to delve into how empowr was designed to exploit the exponential characteristics of the web.America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti is first and foremost a manifesto and a manual.

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Michael Cyrus Pousti

Michael Cyrus Pousti is the co-founder of empowr. Empowr is a partnership between academia and tech entrepreneurs that delivers a democratized social media experience where the company is governed by its citizens.

Michael Cyrus Pousti first began his entrepreneurial journey when he during his senior year founded his first start up ,Higher Educational Resources Corporation,as a computer engineering student at UC San Diego.Michael Cyrus Pousti employed 200 people and generated millions of dollars before the age of 22.

Review

As I wrote at the top: "I was sent a free copy of America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti in exchange only for my honest and unbiased review of America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti."

I personally am not a huge fan of reading manual style books however America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti interested me because I had never really heard of empowr before and the concept interested me. I found it interesting that the current president of the company was voted in by the users. As far as social media use goes I tend to stick with Facebook and Twitter once in while, but I wanted to learn about empowr and possibly join the site.

As I opened the book I came face to page with the table of contents, I have to say it is a bit of an eyesore with how every chapter line is bracketed by lines above and below it. It actually kind of hurt my eyes just looking at it. However I urge you to fight past your urge to close the book if you have any interesting in learning the answer to the why.

I was somewhat leery going in as I expected the book to use a lot of difficult to understand technical jargon. I was very happy to learn that the book was written in plain and simple easy to understand English. In fact America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti actually had a rather nice flow to it. The book begins with the author looking back in time on what made him decide to create empowr. This part of America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti reads quite like a journal or a diary. As America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti goes on the reader is introduced to some technical information like statistics, but it is all explained by the author. So if you are not a maths person do not despair you will still understand this book. On Page 120 of America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti the author has a nice summary section that sums up all the negatives in four simple bullet points so the reader can make sure that they remember all that he or she just read.

I walked away from America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti felling inspired to give empowr a try as a user. I also felt like I had actually learned a lot about the United State's government and many of the problems that plague it. I had no idea I would be learning about some history and politics, but America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti just kind of snuck that information in there. I am glad I took the time to read America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti and I would recommend America is an Idea by Michael Cyrus Pousti to anyone who enjoys using or learning about social media. You will be amazed by what you learn.

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