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Working With the Fire In Your Belly

Recently, I’ve been sorting through my mind a status update I thought would go well with this blog entry. It goes something of this sort… “(do you) Figure there is a reason it’s called Work … Read on

[Book Review] What’s Mine is Yours: the Rise of Collaborative Consumption

In college I read a few things about culture, collaboration and communication, including Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone, as well as work by and work critiquing sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. These works helped influence a lot of scholarship … Read on

Google Upgrades Social Search with Clearer View of Network Connections

Last week Google officially announced their next round of updates for the Social Search feature of their search engine services. In this latest version, users will now have the option of viewing links and information … Read on

@eMarketer on SMB spend toward Websites, Email and Social Media

A wide swath of small to medium sized businesses focused on their website this years as eMarkter reveals website spending in 2010 is up. Moreover, continued cash flow toward websites (17%), email (15%), and social … Read on

Steve Rubel on Transmedia Storytelling

The walls have fallen. Content is contextual and we’re living more of our days surrounding by a technologically imbued narrative. Tell the stories that matter will yah? To borrow a phrase … just do it. … Read on

Reading Edelman – Can Someone Help Me Find My Socks?

The brain-trust over at Edelman does it again, does it regularly. Here are some thoughts on the emerging landscape and how traditional business models, and needs fit into the mix. While not all together new, … Read on

@USAtoday on Neurology, Technology, and Books

Another nice write-up surrounding Carr’s “The Shallows” Amplify’d from www.usatoday.com Always-on technology Everyone knows that our digital age — from the always-on Web to our bleeping PDAs — is here to stay. But just how … Read on

Brain and Tech Books

Amplify’d from www.usatoday.com Clay Shirky, author of the new book (and antipode to Carr’s thesis) Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age. Nicholas Car , The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to … Read on

Increase Focus and Productivity with these Online Tools

In February CNN asked, “How Can We Cope with Information Overload?” The point of their article was to comment on the incredible state of information management one needs to perform in today’s environment of RSS … Read on

Social Magazines: Ready for the Tablet Revolution?

Slates, tablets, whatever you want to call ’em the touch screen tablet is a’ coming. Apple’s iPad will no doubt soon be joined by a number of similar devices.. and social magazines will likely have … Read on