Friday, September 30, 2005

Web 2.0 - Monkey Style

Roland is sending me in all kinds of cool directions lately. Good read.

RSS users visit news sites more than non-users (

They visit law firm websites (with RSS) more too! Thanks Grace :-)

The business blog backlash is nigh

Just like any other tech., it must be productive and satisfying to stick with.

Thursday, September 29, 2005

The Real Reasons You're Working So Hard...

Good article from BW (well, good is a matter of perspective), but check out the quality of the comments at the bottom of the page. One of the better examples of user feedback online working well ...

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Wikibooks takes on textbook industry

Congress Abandons WikiConstitution (The Onion)

Nice Onion humour. :-)

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Nominations for Movers & Shakers 2006

If Parks Offer Free Internet, Why Can't Costly Hotels?

Knowledgeline: New KM Survey for the Legal Market

Friday, September 23, 2005

Remixing RSS - Past, Present, Future

PDF of PPT slides - Roland Tanglao: "Vancouver Web 2.0 Forum 22 September 2005"

FeedShake - Merge, sort, filter and manage your feeds

"Welcome to FeedShake! FeedShake can merge, sort and filter multiple RSS feeds. Just write the URLs (complete addresses) of your feeds above, seperating each one with a whitespace."

(Source: Roland Tanglao )

Thursday, September 22, 2005

Google Toolbar for Firefox - Out of Beta!

Shouldn't Google Alerts include blogs?

Between the Lines |

Communication Nation: The craftsman-to-manager paradox

"As you move into management, the very things that made you effective as a craftsman are now deadly threats to your success as a manager. "

Reporters Without Borders International - Handbook for Bloggers and Cyber-dissidents

(Source: Steve Rubel)

How to blog anonymously, and get around cyber-censorship "in countries where the mainstream media is censored or under pressure".

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Blogging's immediate impact doesn't add up for Deloitte

(Source: scale|free) "Interesting, especially when contrasted with attitudes at IBM and Sun."

The Psychology of Information, or Why We Don't Share Stuff

Why it's good to send US jobs to India

Gary Hamel article, still digesting this one...

Rethinking Company Loyalty

The Future of Public Relations

Another good one from Ross Dawson.

Monday, September 19, 2005

RSS gets its due at Microsoft developer conference

(Source: Dave Winer)

Friday, September 16, 2005

Doing Business - International Rankings of 'Ease of Doing Business' By Nation

Canada ranks No. 4 overall for 'Ease of Doing Business', and a big old first place for 'Starting a Business'.

(Source: Business 2.0 Blog)

Wikipedia page describing Web 2.0

TechCrunch - Top Ten Things You Can Do To Get Blogged

Thursday, September 15, 2005

business2blog: Gillette's 5-Blade Gimmick

Compare the linked article to the Onion's humour piece. Wow, follow the leader eh? :-)

Professional services jobs hit outsourcing

From Ross Dawson's Trends in the Living Networks blog.

Monday, September 12, 2005

PR TECHNIQUE: Managing the new breed of influencers

"When bloggers talk about your company, knowing how to respond - if at all - is key. Andrew Gordon discusses ways to deal with this growing crop of citizen journalists" (PR Week)

Dave Taylor hunts for the perfect disclaimer

If I dig a very deep hole, where I go to stop?

Uses Google Maps API... Hint: You aren't going to land in China.

Econtent and the Law Practice

Friday, September 09, 2005

Globetechnology: Canadian libraries mull audio downloads

Thursday, September 08, 2005

SiliconBeat: On Vint Cerf, Google, dark fiber and video

US Government RSS Feed Page -- RSS Library

(Source: Researchbuzz)

Tom Peters ePaper - The "PSF" is Everything!

(Source: Between Lawyers) 'PSF being Professional Service Firm'.

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Creating Passionate Users: Conversational writing kicks formal writing's ass

"Your sixth grade English teacher warned you against writing the way you talk, but she was wrong. Partly wrong, anyway."
(Source: Jeremy Zawodny's linkblog)

Seth's Blog: Who's There? - free ebook

(follow up ebook to 'Knock Knock' - below) Note - he may pull the free part in the future.

"The mate was a mighty sailor-man"

Goodbye to another childhood hero. :-(

Did you know: "He discovered acting while studying law at Loyola University in Los Angeles in the 1950s." Don't let the character fool you. Bob was smart.

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

"Ask David Maister" - Frequently Asked Questions

A searchable collection of FAQ's by the professional services guru.

Study touts coffee's health benefits

"Coffee not only helps clear the mind and perk up the energy, it also provides more healthful antioxidants than any other food or beverage in the American diet"

Friday, September 02, 2005

Red Herring Article: RSS Goes Corporate - Information overload also affects companies, and they're more likely to pay for a cure

"Whether they’re leading or following the bandwagon, enterprises are starting to realize that the strengths of RSS are great fits for the corporate environment. Email, web browsers, and databases often fall short when an enterprise wants to send a message to hundreds of thousands of global employees, to measure buzz about its products, to filter industry news for relevancy, or to synchronize employee’s web needs between work, home, and travel use."

Jim Moore: Why is the RSS/OPML revolution poised to take off in universities now?

(Source: J's Scratchpad)

Thursday, September 01, 2005

Seth's Godin's Free KnockKnock ebook now available

"It's a short take on how to use the new online marketing tools to make any website work more effectively."

Search Engine Watch - Choosing an RSS Reader

Reviews 8 different feed readers.
(Source: Stark County Law Library Blawg)