Is Web 2.0 the Human Internet?

Since you are reading this, you are probably already aware of some of the elements that are part of Web 2.0. I say this, because in the act of reading a blog, complete with trackbacks, pings, comments and various linkages, you are participating in the new Web 2.0 frontier. And while Web 2.0 doesn’t look very different from Web 1.0, there are fundamental...

Are You Off the List?

Listening the radio yesterday, there was a discussion about lists. There are books about lists and lists about lists, and in a way, most blogs are just lists of ideas, random thoughts and collections of other people’s lists. We make lists to help us organise the chaos of our worlds. Some of us are compulsive about lists, others not so … me? I love a...

What is Listener’s Block?

Yeah, but no, but yeah! Sometimes repeating the same thing over and over simply does not explain a concept … which means there is a listener’s block of some kind. This is almost the exact opposite of a writer’s block … it is where you can’t hear the truth for the noise. The antidote to listener’s block is authenticity. If, as...

Weekend to Remember?

Ever wanted to be paid to have a good weekend? Four guys from Sydney are auctioning their company over one weekend. So far the bids have reached over $10,000. What’s on offer … instant best friends who you don’t have to impress, the promise of beer, BBQs, good conversation and lots of laughs. Ever heard of living the brand? This is one good...

A Eureka Moment

So he has finally done it! Noel has his own blog, and is posting copies of his creative writing … all downloadable for free. Check out the first instalment — The Death and Life of Eureka O’Reilly.