Are corporate websites a thing of the past? I don’t think so. But that’s the headline of a recent post by Robin Hamann of Headshift. Robin knows social media inside out. He used to be the BBC’s blogging guru (in fact, it was at one of his sessions that inspired me to start this blog […]Read more "Corporate Websites: Not Enough, but Not Irrellevant"
Thanks to Roo, just found this excellent, excellent little video. Tim O’Reilly explains what Web 2.0 is. Tim says: “Web 2.0 is the understanding that the network is the platform, and on the network as a platform, the rules for business are different. And the cardinal rule is this one: users add value. And figuring […]Read more "Journalism Needs to Listen to Tim O’Reilly"
An ancient tradition, revived through the network: Geishas are taking to the web. For decades, the numbers of geisha training in Kyoto has been declining. A recent Guardian article attributes the decline to a crisis of reputation – during the end of the 20th century geisha came to be seen as “prostitutes in national dress.” […]Read more "Geisha 2.0"
Some interesting headlines coming out of Web 2.0 in SF this week. You can turn just about anything into a game. Game Design in a broad sense is just the idea that you can structure any user experience in ways that inherently encourage participation. Fundamentally, a game is just an incentive system. You can incorporate […]Read more "Web 2.0 – All about game."