Event: Digital Beach and Wild Wicked Wanton Women of Web 2.0

I was just speaking with someone about Wild Wicked Wanton Women of Web 2.0 in Australia – she’s a journalist, so, like dentists, I can’t reveal her name/face. 😛 – and we chatted about how creative and passionate women are in the Web 2.0 world. And then, golly gosh look, this Digital Beach event rocks…

Australian Traditional Media: Just STOP it.

Steven Lewis of Zest Digital masquerading as a Lollipop Lady? NO! Telling Aussie media to “Just stop it already”. My heart is breaking… 😛 I, like most bloggers, have a love/hate relationship with the Australian traditional media. We LOVE them: listen to everything they say, hang on every word, pore over every article looking for…

Banning Facebook in Companies

Yep, your corporate communications are excellent – who needs social networks indeed! 😛 Here’s a newspaper article about British companies banning Facebook, followed by an awesome blog post about repercussions of banning Facebook in the Corporate environment. Our study found British Gas, the Met, Lloyds TSB and Bristows law firm all had internet filters preventing…

Facebook instant messaging : one-to-one

One-to-one, instant communication in Facebook. Hmmm…. I thought I had spoken about synchronous and asynchronous communications before? OH well, here goes. Some people like to receive messages and then, y’know, sit and think… so they prefer email to instant messages. And voicemail to phones. To Twitter or not to Twitter, that is the question. Communication…

Rambling on Demographics, Facebook, danah boyd in australia, gapingvoid cartoon

will try this line tonight – thanks GapingVoid! In May 2006, a PHD student had this to say about Facebook: Socioeconomic motives. People commonly cite the fact that Facebook was started at Harvard as a factor in its success – that these ivy league students proved tastemakers for the rest of the country. Sure, this…

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