March 2007

Amsterdam sold for US$50,000

by Lee Hopkins on March 28, 2007 · 0 comments

in second life

Amsterdam sold for US$50,000The Amsterdam sims, a popular Second Life destination with canals, houseboats, and a sexually explicit red light district, sold on eBay for US$50,000 on Monday, one of the largest sales of a Second Life business by a private developer. Cool! Cross-posted from my Second Life blog Powered by Zoundry

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Wikis: getting better all the time

by Lee Hopkins on March 28, 2007 · 0 comments

in interviews,tools

I recently had the very good fortune to sit down for an hour or so with David Boloker. Who he? One of IBM’s seriously top dogs, that’s who. David is the CTO of Emerging Internet Technology and a damn fine fellow, too! Long-gone are the old days of stuffy white shirts and striped ties — […]

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Me ol’ china plate Paull Young has snaffled himself a cracking job! You may remember that Paull left our fair shores a few month’s ago for a ’round-world’ exploration of this new communications society. Paull travelled here, there and yes, even everywhere to talk with the wise, the famous, the infamous and the oblique of […]

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No, we haven’t forgotten…

by Lee Hopkins on March 28, 2007 · 0 comments

in Uncategorized

The updated version of Trevor Cook and my White Paper (pdf) on Social Media — catchily entitled, “How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb communication” — is in editorial review as we speak (or, more correctly, as I write). Yes, it is overdue. Yes, like the late great Douglas Adams, I too […]

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A tale of the internet in 3 parts: part 3

by Lee Hopkins on March 28, 2007 · 0 comments

in miscellaneous

So, I have a quiet weekend, smug in myself that I am one of the new digiliterati. Then on Monday, whilst waiting for my stepson’s car radiator to be flushed at the garage, I spy a page three article in The Australian. Regular readers from the UK will no doubt be aware of better uses […]

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A tale of the internet in 3 parts: part 2

by Lee Hopkins on March 28, 2007 · 0 comments

in miscellaneous

So with that article dealt with, I then read in the glossy magazine that comes with the national newspaper The Weekend Australian an article on Kitty Ostapowicz and her generation, an article that reminds us all that what ‘privacy’ means to us is NOT what ‘privacy’ means to today’s teenagers. In an article tellingly entitled […]

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A tale of the internet in 3 parts: part 1

by Lee Hopkins on March 28, 2007 · 0 comments

in miscellaneous

It’s a funny old place. This internet place, I mean. Take, for evidence, an article pointed to by my friend Peter Schultz, an article in the AFR (Australian Financial Review) on the death of podcasting as a communication medium. In the article designed no doubt to get her company some publicity and entitled ‘Log off, […]

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New Adelaide website webmenu.com.au is not only a neat little local directory of Adelaide restaurants, but they are also showing that they ‘get it’. By ‘get it’ I mean that they have also added a blogger outreach campaign to their marketing tools. Here’s what I received in my inbox: Hi bloggers,As an Adelaide based company, […]

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8 is a lucky number for some, and I’m hoping it will be pleasant for me, too. I’m presenting at the 8th National Public Affairs Conference on 10-11 May, at the lovely Wesley Conference Centre in Sydney [brochure-pdf]. I am talking about: What makes Australians click? Online consumer trends Media habits of generations Y and […]

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Hat tip to Dave Parmet via the HackFlack — a map of the world with Tweets as they happen. How cool — and how totally addictive viewing it is! Technorati : dave parmet, hackflack, twittervision Powered by Zoundry

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