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louisgray.com: FriendFeed Friday Tips #1: Five Ways To Use the Hide Function

louisgray.com: FriendFeed Friday Tips #1: Five Ways To Use the Hide Function

Excellent coverage of how to moderate the Friendfeed fire hose.

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Why Zappos Pays New Employees to Quit—And You Should Too – Harvard Business Online’s Bill Taylor

Why Zappos Pays New Employees to Quit—And You Should Too - Harvard Business Online's Bill Taylor

Zappos does their thing in an inspiring, open, innovative and just cool way. That’s a big part of their success. If only they shipped to Australia.

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Rands In Repose: We Travel in Tribes

Rands In Repose: We Travel in Tribes

Rands’ great piece on the appeal of Twitter. Read it.

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The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Innovator

The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Innovator

SMH covers Interesting South. Cool.

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How to Make Facebook Useful Again – ReadWriteWeb

How to Make Facebook Useful Again - ReadWriteWeb

Good piece from RWW about how to really use Facebook as a window into your online life. The shift is happening.

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The Rise of Contextual User Interfaces – ReadWriteWeb

The Rise of Contextual User Interfaces - ReadWriteWeb

Given the increasing number of richly functional web apps, the need for context in those apps, and in the user experience design taken in building them is growing. The lores-hires approach is one I take when I build.

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Sun Microsystems Communities: Sun Guidelines on Public Discourse

Sun Microsystems Communities: Sun Guidelines on Public Discourse

Sun’s recently updated guidelines to employees on engaging in public discourse – blogging, social media and the like. Great stuff. Well thought out.

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LeverWealth: The statistics that say you must take social media seriously

LeverWealth: The statistics that say you must take social media seriously

A serious list of research findings on the value of social media for business.

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Exclusive Lifehacker Download: Better Gmail 2 Firefox Extension for New Gmail

Exclusive Lifehacker Download: Better Gmail 2 Firefox Extension for New Gmail

If you use Gmail and Firefox, you should install this.

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destinationCRM.com: Study Points to Enterprise 2.0 Perplexity

destinationCRM.com: Study Points to Enterprise 2.0 Perplexity

Coverage of AIIM’s E2.0 report discussing the shift from “what” to “how” in discussion about Enterprise 2.0.

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goosh.org – the unofficial google shell.

goosh.org - the unofficial google shell.

goosh is a google-interface that behaves similar to a unix-shell. Unbelievably cool.

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The Role of New PR | www.nickhodge.com

The Role of New PR | www.nickhodge.com

Nick Hodge of Microsoft says some very smart stuff about PR in the hyperconnected world.

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URBEINGRECORDED – Twitter Co-Opted by Users as Better SMS, Social Media Platform

URBEINGRECORDED - Twitter Co-Opted by Users as Better SMS, Social Media Platform

One of the risks you take with a social platform is that users will discover emergent ways to play. I certainly use Twitter as an SMS tool, rarely deliberately sending SMS via my phone.

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MISaustralia.com – Funds drought hurts web hopes

MISaustralia.com - Funds drought hurts web hopes

A look at the Australian startup and VC scene.

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MISaustralia.com – Don’t just say no

MISaustralia.com - Don't just say no

A look at the drive for innovation in business, particularly with respect to the drive for social tool use.

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MISaustralia.com – Get out of the data centre and do something new

MISaustralia.com - Get out of the data centre and do something new

CIOs stuck in a mindset confined to data centres and continuity who cannot move beyond the conventional will not survive, analyst group Gartner predicts.

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Barriers to Enterprise 2.0 Adoption

Barriers to Enterprise 2.0 Adoption

AT&T’s Todd Stephens lists some real barriers to E2. adoption. I hope he carries through and talks about each of them.

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rhjr.net » ideas worth stealing » 5 ways to great presentations

rhjr.net » ideas worth stealing » 5 ways to great presentations

Excellent suggestions from Rober Hoekman Jr about engaging presentations

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Big Blue Embraces Social Media

Big Blue Embraces Social Media

A look at how IBM has embraced the world of social tools to improve internal process and culture.

Ran in the AFR 29/5/2008.

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20 Types of Pages that Every Blogger Should Consider

20 Types of Pages that Every Blogger Should Consider

Good advice from Darren Rowse on pages every blogger should consider.

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IT Conversations | Technometria with Phil Windley | Christian Gray, Craig Honick

IT Conversations | Technometria with Phil Windley | Christian Gray, Craig Honick

Enterprise social software is a term describing social software used in businesses and other enterprises. It includes such tools as blogging, people search, social network analysis, tagging, wiki, and collaboration/groupware. Christian Gray and Craig Honick join Phil and Scott to discuss their research. They define how ESS is different from traditional business models and why it is useful to study. They also discuss their initial findings and talk about how others can get involved.

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Keep taking the Web 2.0 — Internet Retailing

Keep taking the Web 2.0 — Internet Retailing

Business is behind the curve when it comes to understanding Web 2.0 tech. Good research numbers from UK to support this.

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oxford internet institute | webcast | Gov 2.0, or Truly Transformative Government

oxford internet institute | webcast | Gov 2.0, or Truly Transformative Government

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BBC NEWS | Technology | Hyper-connected generation rises

BBC NEWS | Technology | Hyper-connected generation rises

Nice explanation of hyperconnectivity from the BBC using some strong examples.

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Preoccupations – I Freed Myself From E-Mail’s Grip – NYTimes.com

Preoccupations - I Freed Myself From E-Mail’s Grip - NYTimes.com

To reclaim productivity lost to responding to e-mail, my friend, IBM’s Luis Suarez, shifted his means of communication to other tools.

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The Benefits of Facebook “Friends:” Social Capital and College Students’ Use of Online Social Network Sites

The Benefits of Facebook

Interesting and must read in depth… Later.

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Incredibly Dull: ROI: the Sad Case for KM

Incredibly Dull: ROI: the Sad Case for KM

One of the best explanations ever why measuring strict ROI on KM (and by my own extrapolation, social tools in business) is dumb.

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The Public Speaking Blog » Blog Archive » What Every Speaker Needs To Know If You Want To Leave Your Audience Mesmerized & Inspired

The Public Speaking Blog » Blog Archive » What Every Speaker Needs To Know If You Want To Leave Your Audience Mesmerized & Inspired

Really, really, good. A must read.

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PR Squared: Got Some Personal Branding I Could Borrow?

PR Squared: Got Some Personal Branding I Could Borrow?

Super smart thinking on personal brand and your employees.

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Future of Media Summit Blog | iPhail

Future of Media Summit Blog | iPhail

Mark Pesce lays the smack down on the telcos, exposing the lie in their price gouging. I’m in!

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BBC NEWS | Technology | Firms ‘miss’ social site success

BBC NEWS | Technology | Firms 'miss' social site success

Looks like some interesting research. I’d like to get the report itself.

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