Eric Scheid has confirmed that OZIA 2008 is at the Stamford Plaza in Double Bay on 20 & 21 September. So I have booked my flight for OZIA 2008 and WDS08 and my accommodation for both conferences, and I am not the only one. So why I so excited about a conference, 4000 kilometres away, […]
Archive for June, 2008
In the past few days since it’s release Feedly has been generating a huge buzz, a quick look for Feedly on Summize(Twitter search engine) gives you an idea of the impact this extension for Firefox 3 has had on early adopters in that time. Up until the beginning of this year, I was using Bloglines […]
Conversation has been a hot topic on the web recently, with TechCrunch, Duncan Riley, Alex van Elsas and Julian Baldwin amongst others. The main concern seems to be that new comments solutions are taking the conversation away from the originating web page. The opposing view is that conversation in the real world it is fragmented. With different people joining and leaving the conversation at different times.
This got me thinking about …
After getting tagged again by Ruth and speaking to Miles who was visiting the State Library to work on his special project. I decided to have a second go at the On my way home meme. This time a more typical trip home, by train and bike, last Friday. Leaving the library on a Friday […]
Following up from my previous post on Conversation vs Noise. This is about carrying out discussions, this is not about status updates like “I just had baked beans on toast for dinner”, nor is it about the reliability of the service (given Twiiter’s recent problems). This is purely about using the service to carry out conversations with intelligent people, yes there are people like that on the internet.
If you happen to be reading this post through my website, you might notice a few changes. Which should be hopefully be the first of many, it is time I dragged this blog out of 2006, the last time I did any major changes into 2008…
Conversation vs. Noise
The title might sound like linkbait, picking on some of the new darlings of social networking, but my question is should we be the services using them in combination, flooding the channels with a lot of noise and little chance of conversation.
Ben tagged me with the my way home meme, and being busy last week, I ignored my feed reader until the weekend. I had originally thought I should do it in reverse, take the photos on my way to work and reverse them, because I start work late and return home late in the dark at this time of year. I also chose to take the photos last Monday, which was one of the few stormy days of the year and instead of riding my pushbike to the train station, I took the bus. So here is my trip home on a stormy winter night.
Do I want one of those brand new 3G iPhone, YES. But I will wait until what will and see what is going to happen with the offers by all the major telcos in Australia, before committing…