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Archive for December, 2006

Jay Rosen: Steal My Ideas

Wednesday, December 20th, 2006

Jay Rosen tells us, in the video below, who is most apt to keep their ideas secret and who is most likely to reveal them to everyone.
See Eric von Hippel’s, freely available book, Democratizing Innovation for more on what he calls "free revealing." Here is a tiny excerpt that certainly holds true for [...]

Black Family Channel, Amani and My Urban Report

Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

Amani Channel brings three special things to the citizen journalism movement: His videography talents, his UR TV launch, and an avenue for African-American citizen journalists to get their stories told both on the Internet and on TV. He writes at his MySpace page:
Check out Black Family Channel’s pilot for UR TV (Urban Reporters Television). [...]

Time Person of Year: You, Me or Us

Monday, December 18th, 2006

As you probably know by now Time’s Person of the Year is You. However it is really:

This would be you. How do you feel to accept this wonderful honor?


This would be me with my trusty camera. Being person of the year makes be very happy. Plays to my egotism.
or US?

This would be us, as in [...]

Wired’s Quest to Be Fully Transparent–What It Requires

Saturday, December 16th, 2006

Chris Anderson, editor of Wired Magazine and author of the Long Tail, in seeking to transforming his publication, writes of the Six tactics of transparent media. In doing so he seeks to answer these general questions:

If the key word is “participation”, how could we encourage that to the fullest? If trust comes come from transparency, [...]

Conference: SoCon07 — Connect Because You Can

Thursday, December 14th, 2006

Hello world, the SoCon07 — Connect Because You Can conference is set for February 10, 2007 right here at Kennesaw State University. It’s a semi unconference. Plus it’s what we are calling the biggest online/face-to-face social networking event in the South. Web 2.0, collective intelligence, how to be an online entrepreneur, how to do online [...]