Barack Obama says blogs have no serious fact checking, no context – also noted is that an undercover Huffington Post blogger got damaging information by sneaking into a “no-Press” event.
Social Web for Social Good: Change the Web Challenge Calling all web developers! Create a web application by April 3, 2009 that draws on Social Actions’ open database of 60,000 + actions for a chance to win cash prizes: 1st place: $5,000 2nd place: $3,000 3rd place: $2,000 Social Actions currently aggregates opportunities to make […]
MoMoSyd is on tonight and I’m going: Introducing XumiiFounded in San Francisco by Australian entrepreneur Jennifer Zanich, Xumii was an award-winning mobile internet application before it’s beta version was even launched. One of this year’s VentureBeat DigitalMedia “Mobile Beat” Top 30 picks (along with another early MoMo Sydney guest Mig33), Xumii “gives you a centralized […]
First, the most important thing, from Read Write Web Article, BlogHer: Who Are Your Favorite Women Bloggers? (Thanks Marshall Kirkpatrick!!) Laurel Papworth, SilkCharm, a fabulous Australian social media consultant I’ve just recently discovered. Finally my fabulous-ness is recognised. Heh. Who do you think is an awesome female blogger – (that list is not only Australian […]
Seek.com.au have got a job advertised for Aussies, asking them to move to San Franscisco: Wikispaces Software EngineerWikispaces.com is looking for a software engineer to build and scale our quickly-growing web application. This position is full time.This position is in San Francisco. We’re a small team working on a big site, and we’re looking for […]
Are you going? Media 08 Australia’s Annual Report for Digital Professionals. Friday 7th March, 9.00am – 5.30pmJones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont, Sydney Australia’s leading digital media organisations, Fairfax Digital and X|Media|Lab, bring you a one-day executive briefing on all you need to know about digital media for the year 2008. “Media ’08” brings together world leading […]
Don’t be cross with me, but I feel strangely comforted by the thought of a higher authority (Google) watching over me, plumbing the shallow depths of my consciousness, listening to the household dramas (via their ambient patent on PC/mobile device) and sending me signs and symbols (oh, ok, Ads) that I need to hear and […]
I am often asked at conferences what I think the future of defamation and copyright and privacy will be, legal-wise. I always feel like a right wally saying “the laws will change, I guarantee it”. It’s the one weak area of my presentation – people understand that change is coming but don’t believe that it […]