Tim Bishop (aka Geodog) took some great Notes from the Activism session at NetSquared on Tuesday. I think our session “Activism: when emailing your congressperson doesn’t quite feel like enough…” went well, but after attending “Gender and the social web: new tools, same…stuff?” I think it could have been organized much better to have more …Continue reading "Lessons learned"
This morning’s NetSquared panel is three white guys in suits talking about their corporate Business Model Revolution. They even said “monetize” – the death knell of any panel as far I’m concerned. Finally I’ll get a chance to catch up on my e-mail. (I also want post some notes from yesterday, but some of them …Continue reading "Business panel"
Last night at the NetSquared reception I met Tantek Celik, who is the Chief Technologist at Technorati – in other words, a leading global thinker in the field of how blogs can talk to each other and to the world. We had a spirited discussion about gender online and whether there are still “barriers to …Continue reading "Testing Technorati"
Some conferences will allow participants to get online by providing a wireless network. Sometimes you can get that wifi to work, sometimes you can get power for your laptop. Another way that NetSquared is different from most conferences is that as we checked in we were given a personalized access key for the secure wifi, …Continue reading "Meet me in the hallway"
For the flight to San Jose for NetSquared I borowed this book from Brian, who borrowed it from Justin. I think this is the book that The Wisdom of Crowds wanted to be.Continue reading "Emergent reading"
For those who are keeping track, I wil be away tomorrow through Thursday at the groundbreaking NetSquared conference in Silicon Valley.Continue reading "Call me square"