If you don’t want gurus then don’t call them gurus!

A recent post by Mark Ragan reminded me of a post I've had swirling around in my brain recently. His post is pretty bang on the money - of course he's right that, as a general principle, we shouldn't use jargon. But who's 'we'? Who are 'them'? What are I? Well apparently I'm a guru. … Continue reading If you don’t want gurus then don’t call them gurus!

Just how fast does a PC need to be?

Estimated reading time: 2.5 minutes (plus 4:13 if you watch the video all the way through) In an effort to get myself back into blogging habits, and to make sure I'm up to date with everything I need to be up to date with, I've decided to set myself a schedule. So, today is tech … Continue reading Just how fast does a PC need to be?

Ghost blogging? It’s going to happen. Get over it already.

source »      The blogosphere is no garden of Eden. We can try to self-regulate, but in so doing we're only exposing our own naïveté.  In the beginning, there was the web.  It was beautiful. It was perceived - and conceived - as a nirvana, a democracy of thought, in which money held no sway. Then, money woke up. … Continue reading Ghost blogging? It’s going to happen. Get over it already.

Web 2.0, to Web 3.0, to Yahoo Pipes, to Pandora, and back to Life 1.0

This weekend I managed to set aside some space to look into three areas in more depth: Web 2.0/3.0, Yahoo Pipes, and Pandora. It should come as no surprise that all three are linked and provide massive, oooh-hate-that-word-but-must-use-it, leverage (yuk) for PR. First, the web. My feeds have thrown up several interesting posts over the past week, … Continue reading Web 2.0, to Web 3.0, to Yahoo Pipes, to Pandora, and back to Life 1.0