Blogger Spectrum

We had an interesting social media discussion on Plurk today (now known as a Plurkshop) that raised a lot of questions. There were many participants in the quickly shifting conversation, including Amber Naslund, Connie Reece, Tim Jackson, Beth Harte and Mack Collier. The conversation started by talking about managing conversations across different platforms...

Serious Conversation!

Serious Conversation! Originally uploaded by McAzadi The problem with good ideas is that they take a LOT of hard work to bring them to life. Now, both Drew McLellan and I knew that going for a second edition of the Age of Conversation was going to be a challenge, but we had already lived to tell the tale once already. Little did we know that the author list...

Friday Folly – June 27 – You Can Break the Internet

“The IT Crowd” is one of the funniest shows on TV — especially if you work in (or near)...

78% Happy

What does it mean to be happy? According to Malcolm Gladwell, it is the different between 60% and 78%. In this great TED Talk (thanks to Drew McLellan via Todd Andrik), Malcolm delivers a great story built around Howard Moskowitz’s pioneering work in the field of psychology-led market research. Moskowitz successfully used data to not just build out a long...

Pubcamp Sydney in Hindsight

Last week, Jed White from itechne hosted Pubcamp, Sydney – the Web 2.0 media day – bringing the publishing/media world face-to-face with the increasingly vocal and empowered social media/web 2.0 crowd. This week, it was followed up with a Melbourne event. Broken into a short format presentation style (similar to the approach we took at Interesting...