Famous Twits: 50 Celebrities on Twitter

… everything I ever learnt about blogging, I learnt from Womens Weakly and No Idea. So when people put together lists of “interesting twitterers” and less interesting ones I rushed off to find a celebrity list. Here from The Times (I’ve simplified it, go look at their page for more details): Famous Twits, the number…

Continue Reading →

Blogroll: Laurel’s Hall of Infamy

Names are falling off my blogroll. One minute Jim Benson was there, on my sidebar, the next minute, crying into my email. So I am moving the blogroll, such as it is, on here and then linking to the sidebar: Real Life Blogroll I’m a hunter and gatherer of blogs so it would be a…

Continue Reading →

Mark Pesce Meraki and Free The Net – consumer economy

w00t we make a difference! Mark Pesce started it, me and a handful of others have been blogging about it. Ajay and Myles even established a mashup ICanHazMeraki.Net (why isn’t it embeddable? Grrr ajay!) Anyway, Sydney Morning Herald has caught on: A group of socially networked geeks hopes to bring free wi-fi to the masses,…

Continue Reading →

Australia 2020 Summit – Kevin Rudd and Mark Pesce

EDIT: See the Internet’s votes for the 1000 strategists here on Bloggerati.com.au and add your own vote. Also nominate someone yourself (Submit tab): it probably won’t do anything but at least you feel like you had a say Glyn Davis Summit Chairman and Kevin Rudd Prime Minister 2.0 is looking for Australia’s brightest and best…

Continue Reading →

EVENT: Consumer Congress – ACMA & Communications Alliance

A month or so ago, I spoke at WebJam about how frustrating it was that organisations setting the agenda for social networks are industry-based (e.g. media and advertising) and that very few are protecting everyday users/members. Add to that, none of these industry groups really provide an online community for their members (industry or otherwise)…

Continue Reading →

Tonight: Want to start up your own TV station?

To make sure that all the things I learnt at ASTRA last Thursday don’t go in one ear and fly out the other – as is their wont – I’m heading off for an evening of schmoozing at The Shelbourne: Want to start up your own TV station? With improvements in bandwidth and a doubling…

Continue Reading →

Storming the Walls or Playing Catchup?

On Monday December 5th, Ross Levinsohn, President of Fox Interactive Media, shed light on the strategy behind his company’s high profile acquisition of sites like IGN and Myspace.com in “Storming the Walls: Media Breakout!” You can read up more fully here. The key points, as far as I understand, were that young people don’t read…

Continue Reading →

An Evening Out

Cool. Erietta (from Cyberworx) and I moseyed on down to Mintners to catch Mark Pesce (futurist), Jonathan Nicholas (Inspire), Mike Walsh (News Corp) and Jennifer Wilson (HWW).It was a great opportunity for me to understand where Australia is in the move towards participatory journalism and marketing. Mark Pesce is an interesting and dynamic speaker. After…

Continue Reading →

Page 1 of 2