December 2008

links for 2008-12-16

by Lee Hopkins on December 17, 2008 · 0 comments

in clippings

Kogan Technologies News Blog.Here it is: The Kogan Agora. The latest phone that could be the iphone equal (tags: android google iphone kogan mobile phone smartphones) Lifehacker: How to Use Dropbox as the Ultimate Password Syncer Cross-platform application Dropbox may be great at syncing regular old files and folders over the internet and to the […]

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Gladwell’s Outliers – a stunning read

by Lee Hopkins on December 12, 2008 · 2 comments

in reviews

At the recommendation of someone (apols, I can’t remember who), I picked up a copy of Malcolm Gladwell’s latest — ‘Outliers’. WOW! I read it in one sitting.

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Digital Media Summit, Auckland March09

by Lee Hopkins on December 11, 2008 · 8 comments

in public speaking,tools

Yours truly will be co-chairing and keynoting at the 2nd Digital Media Summit, Auckland 11&12 March 09.

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As in all things in life, sometimes the best advice is the stuff that comes from the professionals. Anecdotal evidence from well-meaning friends and colleagues sometimes doesn’t ‘cut it’.

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Laurel has put together a tasty slidedeck on what SocMed is from a corporate perspective (aka ‘Why The Heck I Should Care’) and I love the images she uses.

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Via Debbie Weil (who’s birthday it is today – go wish her a happy one!): a free report [pdf] from the folks at Yovia on the 2008 US Election (yes, Mildred, there was one).

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links for 2008-12-10

by Lee Hopkins on December 11, 2008 · 0 comments

in clippings

In Defense of Facebook at Work | Team Taskmaster | BNET A follow-up post about the feedback received when executives were advised to stop their facebook habit by bnet.com (tags: facebook web2.0 socialnetworking socialnetworks work)

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Facebook to be opened up to Google? Scary!

by Lee Hopkins on December 10, 2008 · 6 comments

in ethics,tools

Noticed this tweet from @ernohannink. If this is true, this will be scary to a whole lot of people who want to remain behind Facebook’s walled garden and not have their details all over Google

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WOW! I’ve just read Steven Noble’s report on the state of Aussie Social Media for marcomms folk. It’s a brilliant report; everyone who is thinking of engaging with an Australian audience nab a copy before your competitors do.

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Wonderwebby’s ‘Beyond’ project

by Lee Hopkins on December 10, 2008 · 3 comments

in ethics

As part of my contribution to @wonderwebby’s Beyond project I have recorded a video, reading a harrowing passage from Andrew Solomon’s ‘The Noonday Demon’.

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