We can't re-share comments on here, but +Mark Lucovsky's answer is wrong. I completely agree with +Vic Gundotra's take on this... because if people take away the value from being here, we can't know how much it's worth. This is why they aren't really monetizing it yet.
Facebook tried putting a dollar sign on what people's time was worth. Now it's Google's turn, and that's perfectly fine.
They may be the ones to build the perfect network yet http://mediatapper.com/making-the-perfect-social-network/
But the answers aren't all on here yet. We're connecting slowly.
To a bittersweet truth.
Connecting irony... to the value of money. The sad truth is, our time is worth nothing, unless we make content of value.
That was (and still is) the hope +Euro Maestro and myself discussed hours on end. That our time was worth something. If you want humanity to use you as its content stream, what are you giving them?
Right now, you give us each other. People who value logic, and #commenting
code properly. People who value integrity above all else... well not always, and that's why you have a strong community.
Didn't have autosave installed on this computer btw, so originally put that on my wall... now in order to prevent losing everything i wrote it in notepad and am too lazy to fix it.