OC Business Forum Starts today in Sonoma
We will be adding blog posts, flickr feeds and maybe even a tweet or two throughout the day.
Rock on Kevin: Digg sticks to its values
Digg This: 09-f9-11-02-9d-74-e3-5b-d8-41-56-c5-63-56-88-c0 In response to community uproar over censoring stories about the hd-dvd crack: “But now, after seeing hundreds of stories and reading thousands of comments, you’ve made it clear. You’d rather see Digg go down fighting than bow down to a bigger company. We hear you, and effective immediately we won’t delete stories…
I’m quoted in Inc.
I made this month’s Inc. Magazine, in the “Ask Inc.” section of the magazine. It’s a small quote, but I got a nice plug for the Online Community Report blog. The question to Inc. was about how to increase activity in a company’s online community. The part of my answer that was quoted (more or…
I find your lack of courtesy disturbing
Technological Terror I
I know we are in a bubble again
I have predicted that when people start talking on their mobiles while peeing again, we would be in another bubble. As of 3:30 pm yesterday, we are officially in another bubble. ps: I was not the guilty party. pss: what’s up with that people?
RSS: Too geeky for too long
Lee and Sachi LeFever from CommomCraft put together this hilarious and educational video on RSS. In my opinion, great format! Enjoy: Click To Play
Bloggers Code of Conduct
Cross-posted from the OC Report: Tim O’Reilly has called for and drafted a Bloggers code of conduct, mostly in response to the over-the-top harassment that Kathy Sierra received a few weeks ago. From the O’Reilly Radar blog: We celebrate the blogosphere because it embraces frank and open conversation. But frankness does not have to mean…
Just becuase you can…
I’m struggling with the concept of “always on” personal video feeds, a la Justin TV. I thought it was interesting when I first heard about Justin. Then I saw that Robert Scoble and Jerimiah Owyang will be streaming live from Web 2.0 Expo. My feelings are mixed. My initial “oh, cool” reaction has faded a…
Blogging & Design: Jesse breaks it down
Jesse Thomas from Ogilvy breaks down his POV blogs in general, and blog design specifically. My takeaway after viewing: Why do we have SO many ugly babies out there? I think the availability of reaymade tools and hosted solutions has led to many of us who should know better (me included) accepting the “common” in…
Where does the community team belong in a commercial organization?
Cross-posted from the OC Report: Where does the community team belong in a commercial organization? This topic came up at our recent Online Community Roundtable and we ran out of time before we could properly discuss, so I thought I would queue up the discussion here. The responsibility for Online Community in many organizations is…