Archive for July, 2006

The dream of the personal computer aka the world is mobile

Saturday, July 29th, 2006From the Economist July 29th.On the PC's 25th birthday, The Economist leader article says. The IBM PC helped to democratise computing. Now to finish the job.Merchants in Zambia use mobile phones for banking; farmers in Senegal use them to ...

The dream of the personal computer

Saturday, July 29th, 2006From the Economist July 29th. On the PC's 25th birthday, The Economist leader article says. The IBM PC helped to democratise computing. Now to finish the job.Merchants in Zambia use mobile phones for banking; farmers in Senegal use them ...

Social engagement in virtual worlds

Saturday, July 29th, 2006Fascinatiing blog by Nedra Weinreich Spare change Nedra saysOkay, I'll admit it. I spent much of the night exploring Second Life, a virtual world that combines 3-D graphics, social interaction, events, commerce and entertainment. After reading a post ...

ITV = A licence to print money. Not anymore

Saturday, July 29th, 2006A leader article from the Guardian on the parlous state of ITV.ITV may well become another example of what happens where ultimately hubris leads organisations. Compare ITV with the BBC or indeed the Guardian, who have maintained high ...

mobile devices replace cameras and MP3 players

Thursday, July 27th, 200606 June 2006 - A recent study by Nokia finds, perhaps unsurprisingly, that people want and, indeed, expect more from their mobile phones than just phone calls.According to the survey, 44% use their mobile as their primary camera, and 72% ...

Liveworld helping companies and their customers to better engage with eachother

Thursday, July 27th, 2006I want to start this post with a reference to the previous one concerning Citizen JournalismMy question: why is citizen journalism so powerful?Because according to the Reuters editor in chief Geert LinnebankThe new participatory ...

Citizen Journalism and the new media ecology

Thursday, July 27th, 2006Mobile group in talks to create TV link for citizen journalistsCitizen journalism is poised to take a great leap into the mainstream media as the mobile phone network 3 pursues talks with ITN and Sky News about feeding clips ...

Companies learn the value of blogging – Or do they?

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006In our book we talked about Bob Lutz of GM blogging at the   Fastlane blog and Jonathan Schwartz COO of Sun Microsystems also a blogger.Schwartz famously saidmy 1000 bloggers at Sun have done more for this company that ...

Web content 2.0 @ the RSA

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006Earlier in the year I was invited to NMK's web content 2.0 conference where I went head to head with Shel Israel co-author of Naked ConversationsWell, it was more a friendly chat - what a lovely man. Greetings ...

The broadband Wars

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006TalkTalk finds free broadband response overwhelmingCarphone Warehouse has been overwhelmed by the demand for its "free" broadband offer from TalkTalk which has signed up 340,000 customers in eight weeks, twice the company's forecast. Chief executive Charles Dunstone admitted ...

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