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links for 2008-01-30

newswireless.net .:. Blog .:. Google Android - and “The Guy Goma saga” …
As a result of our meeting, I can tell you two interesting details. First, young women these days wear smocks, because this is a cute and neat fashionable style today; and not because they’re pregnant. And second, old farts like me should keep [...]

Sharing Personal experiences - Seesmic and DEMO (and Davos)

It’s all starting to become clear to those of us prepping the ground for the bleeding edge - the next Big Think (TM) is going to be people doing their own live outside broadcasts (be it audio or video) of events, using the internet as the transmission mechanism. The first big murmurings have been from [...]

links for 2008-01-29

One for Cory… Vancouver is ‘best place to live’
Vancouver is the world’s best place to live, a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has found. The EIU ranked 127 cities in terms of personal risk, infrastructure and the availability of goods and services.
(tags: bbc news Canada Vancouver corydoctorow)

Driller Killer unleashed on UK public | [...]

Measuring Success… Keynoting the EBU’s “Multimedia Meets Radio” Conference

Just to make my life more interesting, in the week before I nip over to deal with a few things in America (ahem…) I’ll be in Barcelona. I’ve been invited by the European Broadcasting Union to sit on the keynote panel of their Multimedia Meets Radio conference.
The ninety minute panel is based around the question [...]

When Memes Collide - Hillary Clinton and Tom Cruise

I’m not sure if this is as much fun if you haven’t been following the fun on the internet in the last few days, but it sure points out to anyone watching just how devastating the cult of the amateur can be.

But If You Try Sometimes, You Get What You Need

Tim O’Reilly posted up some thoughts on what you want vs what you need, which rang true with myself, but what piqued my mind was a few lines at the end of the piece:
I’m reminded of a wonderful line from Garrison Keillor, which I heard years ago on A Prairie Home Companion and which has [...]

links for 2008-01-24

How to Change the World: How to Kick Butt On a Panel
A panel is actually a better opportunity to position yourself than a keynote because you are juxtaposed to four or five people in real time-whereas keynotes are sequential. To stand head and shoulders above the other panelists, here’s what to do:
(tags: conference panel faq [...]

I’ll Also Be At Etech and San Diego for the March Conference Trip

And then there were four…
…or six depending if you count SXSW as one, or count SXSW Interactive, SXSW Film and SXSW Music as separate gigs.
Anyway, the next (and potentially the last!) conference being added to the March schedule is O’Reilly’s Emerging Technology Conference. This has always held a sweet spot for me, not only because [...]

links for 2008-01-23

Mac Rumors: iPod Touch: ‘Mainstream Wi-Fi Mobile Platform’
During Apple’s conference call today, Apple executives described the iPod touch as a potentially the “first mainstream Wi-Fi mobile platform, running all kinds of mobile applications”.
(tags: mac apple touch wi-fi consumer)

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