Category Archives: Web 2.0

A $588B Hole in My Day

Can’t we all just get along? Well, according to CIO Insight – which reported the results of a study by Basex – just getting along, or collaborating by email, IM, and blogging is creating  a great big sucking sound of … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on 2007 and what lies ahead

As the year comes to an end I thought I would share some fairly random (but hopefully coherent and interesting) observations and ramblings that have been on my mind. The fractionalization of media and information continued unabated in 2007. It … Continue reading

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Three New Tools to Build Blog Moxie

There are a couple of tools I have started working with that seem to have lots of potential. One is a sharing widget from MadKast.  Seems to be an easy way to add viral and social components to your blog … Continue reading

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Social Media Impact on Tech Journalism Report, SMR Revisited

The full details of the recent survey are now available at the Fusion Forum blog. It includes a write-up on the results, methods, survey questions, and a link to the actual survey data on Survey Monkey. One thing we regrettably … Continue reading

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Enterprise 2.0 and ROI

The Presto Vivace blog called out the 7/27 Information Week article Business Value Of Web 2.0 Tools Hard To Measure yesterday.   The post and article cited a Forrester Group survey of enterprise IT managers that showed lack of hard ROI for … Continue reading

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Memes Gone Wild: What’s YOUR Media Appetite?

From a PR person’s standpoint, it just doesn’t get any better. I have long held a fascination with memetics, the science that purports to study how ideas and culture propagate.  According to the Wikipedia definition: "In his book The Selfish … Continue reading

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Antisocial networking revisited

Won’t you please join my (insert social networking site) network? I am convinced that, before long we will all be one big writhing mass of social networkers, spending countless hours doing whatever people do on these sites. The allure is … Continue reading

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Improving the Online Signal to Noise Ratio: Rumors of the Internet-driven Death of Culture are Highly Exaggerated

I first learned about signal to noise ratio when I was back in engineering school.  I decided to pursue an electrical engineering education through my love of music, which manifest itself in years of piano lessons and a fascination with … Continue reading

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