Blog buddy Marshall Kirkpatrick, Director of Content at SplashCast emailed me last night that SplashCast is going live today. Marshall has a player on his site and of course there are lots of details at the SplashCast launch site. It is a major innovation in that you will be able to create your own channels… Continue reading SplashCast
The annual Time Magazine person of the year is slightly different this year….in their own words…. "But look at 2006 through a different lens and you’ll see another story, one that isn’t about conflict or great men. It’s a story about community and collaboration on a scale never seen before. It’s about the cosmic compendium… Continue reading Time Magazine Person of the Year: You (Pass the Kool Aid) but Where Do You End and Mainstream Media Begin?
Inspired by a member of his congregation that used MySpace to attract listeners for his rock band, Rev. Patrick Gray, am Episcopal priest from Boston set up a MySpace profile, the Advent, to attract listeners to his sermons. His site includes reminders about service times as well as audio files of the choir. The graphics… Continue reading MyGrace: The Other Blog Evangelists
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Forrester has released a new study that says that although three fourths of on line adults access user generated content their confidence in the content is declining; conversely, the over 90% of on line youth that access user generated content indicate that their trust in the content is increasing. Forrester’s report on Social Computing concluded… Continue reading Trust in User Generated Content: Youth Say Yes, Adults Say No
Sean Glass and Chris LaConte of Higher One talk about how they have used Word-of-Mouth to build their on campus financial services business on a podcast at the Wombat Blog .It is fascinating! Sean and Chris talk about how when they started the business their first encounter with the influence of word-of-mouth was through negative… Continue reading Wombat Podcast #10: Sean Glass and Chris LaConte
In Forrester Research’s weekly update, Charlene Li writes, "Yahoo! bought social bookmarking and tagging leader del.icio.us to add bookmark tagging to its social computing portfolio. The value of tagging is that when individuals label something online, they call it out as valuable. If enough people tag Yahoo!-stored assets as, then the collective intelligence of the masses… Continue reading Core Assets and Social Capital
A required class on Mental Health Policy , offered in the evening was not high on my list of classes I was anticipating to like at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work in the fall of 2003. But I was not anticipating Professor Danny Wedding….the class was awesome! Besides being an authority on… Continue reading Blogging at the Institute with Danny Wedding
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Thanks to Marshall Kirkpatrick whose tagline "Always on the lookout for the best web tools" is so true, I will now be including technorati tags in my posts.