Social Lending – peer to peer banking in Australia

Well, this sucks. From AsiaMedia. AUSTRALIA: Web 2.0? Don’t bank on it just yet Australian banks won’t provide latest online financial services, such as wikis or peer-to-peer lending, due to lack of infrastructure and low retention rates of skilled IT staff AUSTRALIAN bank infrastructure is “not robust enough” to deliver secure web 2.0 banking and…

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MediaSnacker? Binger of Takeaway networks or Fine Dining?

Or would that be Bingr? (As in Flickr and Snappr). This from John Johnston: Respecting The Snacker Do I respect the media snacker? Hmmm, that’s a good question. It has been asked of me by Connie Reece, and was first posed by Jeremiah Owyang. So what is a media snacker? Jeremiah has defined media snackers…

A-list bloggers, Technorati, blog rank and RSS

The new york times blog review: From Cartoonstock Very cool blog post from Tish Grier in the US. It’s about the move from A-list bloggers (big fish in big ponds) to little well loved fishies. In other words, if you blog about something obscure and niche and well… how about this one? Michael Hovnanian’s Fingerings…

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Event: A day in the life of SilkCharm. – Enterprise 2.0 and Talkback events

OMG. Oh. My. God. If anyone ever asks you to chair a conference DON’T DO IT! Seriously. It’s really hard work! (And we’ve already established that I’m lazy). I’m involved with a Enterprise 2.0 conference at the Crowne Plaza and we’ve got about 12 speakers per day. My job is to introduce the speakers –…

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User generated advertising: Facebook stalker and Social Media consultants

I need an excuse to show you that very funny clip (hat tip: Lee Hopkins). So here goes: Penn Masala are an a capella group from University of Pennsylvania. I like the fact that they took a Brand (Facebook) and an associated Topical Point (stalking online) and wrote a song, scripted, acted, directed and edited…

unIndustry Organisation and the Bill of Rights of Social Media

Were you there for the WebJam a few months ago where I talked about the need for an industry organisation – or an unIndustry organisation – to protect content providers and interactive media producers who happened to be you and me? To assert how and where and when we access our profiles, content, swarms, and…

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