Monday, January 24, 2005

DonationPal | SPM Jobs

Besides consulting, I’m putting all of my effort into my two entrepreneurial endeavors:




SPM Jobs


So I don’t have much time to blog.


Luckily my dog Sam is a prolific blogger.

Sam the all-black beautiful German shepherd dog

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

article: Wiki's gaining momentum


Thanks to Tony Christopher for sending me this info.




From today's San Jose Mercury, indications of the growing momentum for investment in and corporate use of Wiki capabilities.




Wiki war born out of Walt Disney deal

By Matt Marshall

Mercury News


The battle between the two Silicon Valley wiki companies began in earnest this week. The outcome could say something about Silicon Valley's model of turbo-charged venture capital, and when it's a good time to take money and grow quickly -- or hold off.


A wiki, in its simplest form, is a single Web page that can be written upon, and edited, by multiple users at once. Companies are beginning to use wiki software to help their employees coordinate on team projects.


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Tuesday, January 11, 2005

article: The Rise of a New News Network By Om Malik, January 04, 2005 Business 2.0

The traditional news media is going to need to reposition itself.  Yes, I’m a Luddite, but I couldn’t live without a daily fix of the NYTimes.  I also can’t see bloggers doing real in depth analysis or covering well events that span time e.g. global warming, invasive non-native plant threats to the environment, etc. 


It seems to me the Social Network Analysis (not the social networking websites, those are just implementations) could be invaluable in vetting the information that is created by individuals.  There has to be some kind of verification as anyone, anywhere can report anything.




The Rise of a New News Network
By Om Malik,  January 04, 2005


The 1990s proved to be the decade when cable news networks replaced network television as the primary source of breaking news for many Americans, just as the 1960s saw newspapers supplanted. In the new millennium, a broadband-enabled, always-on Internet threatens to usurp those cable news networks.


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Sunday, January 09, 2005

blog/net articles by David Kirkpatrick at Fortune

Good summary articles.,15704,1014511,00.html

The Tsunami and the Net: Global Awareness, Global Response
The web not only gave us real-time news of the gigantic waves' destruction, but also pushed us to help the survivors.
Wednesday, January 5, 2005
By David Kirkpatrick,15704,1012909,00.html

Going Blog Wild!
Personal Internet postings are not only changing how we communicate with each other, but also how business markets to consumers.
Wednesday, December 29, 2004
By David Kirkpatrick,15114,1011763,00.html

Why There's No Escaping the Blog
Freewheeling bloggers can boost your product—or destroy it. Either way, they've become a force business can't afford to ignore.
By David Kirkpatrick and Daniel Roth


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