June 2006

Senator Edwards at Gnomedex

Interesting. In response to a question about framing issues, John Edwards just made an important point: “there are people who spend their lives figuring out what language to use framing issues. That’s not me. My job is to figure out where the country needs to go, which...

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Conference mashups

Was talking with Josh Bancroft this morning about conference mashups, an idea whose time has come. Last year’s Portable Media Expo was held in the same building and at the same time as the Portable Sanitation Expo… wouldn’t it have been fun to combine the two conferences?...

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Off to Gnomedex

I’m en route to Seattle for Gnomedex. Looking forward to seeing lots of friends, and connecting with others who will be at Chris’s shindig. I’m staying at the Westin, drop me an email if you’re in town and let’s catch up.

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Prague

Recently, I was asked to present at an annual meeting of an international association of law firms. They want me to talk about weblogs, podcasting and the like. (I have a hunch I’ll find something to say on the subject.) The meeting is in mid-September in Prague,...

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Giving Netscape Beta a try

Lots of coverage last week about AOL’s beta of the new Netscape.com, headed up by Jason Calacanis. I’m pretty impressed. For those that don’t know what this is, it’s an attempt to let a community of users vote on which stories they think are most interesting. Services...

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links for 2006-06-20

WSJ.com – Talking Tech WSJ interviews web design guru Jakob Nielsen about RSS. Can’t say I entirely follow the newsletter analogy – feeds are more flexible than just one mechanism for delivering info – but his comments about branding (“news feeds” makes more sense than “RSS”) were...

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links for 2006-06-19

JWT Puts a Roadblock on Huffington Post – New York Times Congrats to my friends at HuffPo – this is a neat deal and a good example of other deals I’m seeing at some of the niche publications. Fun to see agencies get creative, and see publishers...

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