One Seth Cohen is trying to meet every Seth Cohen in the world

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Is your name Seth Cohen? If so, Seth Cohen wants a word with you.

In early November, a New York-based Seth Cohen kicked off what he’s calling “The Seth Cohen Project” — a personal vow to meet as many Seth Cohens as he possibly can. With about 300 others listed in the Whitepages alone, Cohen has his work cut out for him.

Cohen, who corresponded with Mashable through email, said the inspiration for the project was a lifelong desire to go on a “great adventure.”

“I was at a place in my life where I wasn’t sure ‘what’s next,'” says Cohen. “I’ve learned over the course of my life that the best laid pains can go awry, even the most ‘practical’ ones… so you might as well plan for something that will make you happy.” Read more…

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Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen on the New Digital Age

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The growth of the web, the developing world and digital-age career skills were all topics of discussion last Thursday night at a special fireside chat with tech heavyweights Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen at Google‘s Venice, Calif., headquarters.

The talk felt like an in-person abstract for the duo’s new book, The New Digital Age, which was finished after the two traveled to more than 25 countries to forecast the global digital evolution.

“In the next five to ten years, another 5 billion people will join the Internet,” said Schmidt, the company’s chief executive and one of the world’s richest men. Read more…

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