Archive for September, 2009

Taking the first step into, blogs, tweets, the networked society and more in Huntingdon

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009David Cushman is running a local event this Friday called Everything you ever wanted to know about social media but were afraid to askDavid says this event will coverthe basics of the 'media' part of the label - messaging; transmission; ...

The walls between art and engineering exist only in our minds

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009So says Theo Jansen And to watch his extraordinary structures move you understand this is a man that does not take a linear approach to life.Yesterday, was quite an amazing day for me. Lunch with Livio and Lee @ Headshift ...

Commonwealth in the networked economy [2]

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009[caption id="attachment_4475" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Overcapacity results in a bailout of General Motors to the tune of $50billion"][/caption]Last December the boss of Fiat, Sergio Marchionne, predicted that the economic crisis would finally force the world’s car industry to confront profit-destroying overcapacity ...

Commonwealth in the networked economy [1]

Sunday, September 27th, 2009[caption id="attachment_4469" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="PL8xUi8OEnxtz0ytu4Vtz5GQo1_500"][/caption]the defining challenge of the twenty-first century will be to face the reality that humanity shares a common fate on a crowded planet. That common fate will require new forms of global cooperation, a fundamental point ...

building, fostering and interacting; the new rules of journalism

Friday, September 25th, 2009[caption id="attachment_4463" align="aligncenter" width="491" caption="learning to manage communities can be a tricky business"][/caption]I picked this up from a Jay Rosen tweetManaging Online Communities: What Computer Games Can Teach JournalistsWhat does MMORG's have to do with journalism? The answer according to ...

Software as as service and enterprise 2.0 its all gone pete tong?

Thursday, September 24th, 2009Software as a service - bah says Harry Debes - well he would say that.Lawson's CEO, Harry Debes, doesn't believe in software-as-a-service (SaaS). In fact, the ERP (enterprise resource planning) software company's top executive has put a two-year expiry date ...

Refined social data changes everything you ever thought about marketing

Thursday, September 24th, 2009[caption id="attachment_4447" align="aligncenter" width="482" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/21782644@N04/3191535692"][/caption]This is the basis for my presentation @ Monitoring Social InformationIn the near future wars will be fought over scarce resources; water, oil, and food. The other war that will be fought will be over data. ...

Bacterial finance

Thursday, September 24th, 2009Now such a title could bring to the surface all kinds of ideas, some of them not very pleasant, however, Harvey Rubin argues that financial institutions have a great deal to learn from nature,Whether you call the current financial situation ...

A reality check for augmented reality

Thursday, September 24th, 2009After posting about mobile augmented reality here and here I came across an article in New ScientistI disagree, with the wobbly start headline, but I liked the reality check. Something that was reinforced recently by AR specialist Robert Rice, he ...

Advice for regional news groups in the networked economy

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009Regional newspaper publishers are gearing up to play a big part in the future provision of ITV news following a government report.was the news on Hold the Front PageWhich prompted the comment:So these big newspaper groups can find the money ...

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