Odd to me that I should discover the ClueTrain Manifesto (I prefer to think of myself as fashionably late to the party) in the same week that the latest of Wired magazine finally makes it to the top of the oughtta read pile with it’s articles about on‐line openness. Including Clive Thompson’s The See‐Through CEO with it’s painfully timely concluding paragraph. (I won’t spoil it for you.) [Read more…]
This a.m. I read “save time by dashing your searches” on Micro Persuasion. I tried it using reputation‐management versus the unquoted, un‐dashed version (to wit: reputation management)
Whoa, this has got to be a record for least amount of time from I read this post to I can’t believe I lived without it! [Read more…]
I’m not a designer and right now our homepage is ugly. Really ugly.
One of my problems is that I haven’t been able to decide on a color scheme. Until, that is, I was standing in the bathroom brushing my teeth this morning and looking at the paint color samples that I have taped to the wall. (Trying to decide what color to paint the bath is a whole ‘nother problem…) [Read more…]
I cruised past this post about building entry points to your apps from HorseCowPig this weekend. Sent it off to some of my favorite uber‐geeks. Reaction — Oh cool, that’s what we’ve been trying to figure out how to say. Read and think.
How many of the “social networking” tools are actually just high tech tools for voyeurism. Have we become a nation (world/web) of peeping toms? Is voyeurism now a perversion that can be practiced in many realms. We’re not just watching one another have sex, we’re watching one another drive to work, and eat lunch, and get ready to club, and — Oooh shiny, a list of the odd things that we can watch people do on twitter.
Voyeurism and fantasy conjoined. We can’t actually watch the girl put on her false eyelashes but we can imagine her.
There’s something truly strange going on here.