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links for 2007-05-31

Video: Wikis in Plain English Lee put together another PaperWorks style video, this time tackling the “easy to use, but hard to describe” world of wikis (tags: socialmedia video wiki web2.0) Apple Debuts Unprotected Songs Online Woo hoo! Enoggh said. Now hopefully there’s more labels coming soon. (tags: music apple DRM) NewAssignment.Net | an experiment […]

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links for 2007-05-30

manhattan – Google Maps How did I miss this?? Street level maps in some locations. Like Google Earth, this is a “have to see it to believe it” application. (tags: googlemaps) TED | Talks | Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity? (video) Wow, this is a fantastic presentation. Subject matter aside, the presenter is […]

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"Heroes" does character blogs right

You may recall my rant about character blogs done poorly. If you don’t the quick recap is that it’s hard to have an effective “character blog” (a blog created around a fictional character) when the blog has constant reminders that this character is completely fictional. TV show characters live in a world that’s not hosted […]

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links for 2007-05-29

First graders in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan are using a wiki Great story about kids and social tools. (tags: blogging wiki)

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Clue Unit #15: Interview with Deb Schultz on Transparency

To round out our month theme of transparency, the Clue Unit team interviewed Deb Schultz. Deb is a consultant and speaker who describes herself as an evangelist and rabble-rouser in the relationship economy. She is the former Marketing Director of Six Apart, makers of blogging platforms Movable Type, Typepad, Vox and Live Journal. (iTunes) (MP3) […]

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Clue Unit #14: Non-traditional Discussion of Transparency

Continuing our May theme of Transparency, Clue Unit episode 14 has been released! (click here to listen – MP3) (click here to subscribe to this feed) Episode 14, about 30 minutes. Today’s Topic: Non-traditional Discussion of Transparency     Spammer Contacts Jake       Flickr Censors User       Engadget Drops Apple’s Stock […]

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links for 2007-05-22

Lee LeFever dot com: My 5 “Hilarious” Travel Photos I love crazy travel photos. And in Lee’s 14k photos, there was bound to be a few funny ones. Here’s the proof. (tags: humor travel) The Landlord If it was anyone other than Will Ferrell, this probably wouldn’t have turned out so deliciously hilarious… (tags: video […]

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links for 2007-05-21

YouTube – OLBERMANN: *THE GENERALS SPEAK OUT* Off topic, but… so now that the generals themselves are speaking out against the war, can we please consider a different strategy? Mr. President? Hello? (Is this thing on?…) (tags: youtube video politics)

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links for 2007-05-18

Regarding yesterday’s Apple news – Engadget If you haven’t heard, don’t invest money based on Web site news. And kids, wikipedia is just a starting point for that report, not the final source. (tags: apple business) Delta Air Lines: Travel Tips, Ideas and Change Between this new community site where users can submit ideas for […]

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Comments have returned

Apparently I really have won the war. After only 48 hours of having comments turned off, I got the following message in my inbox: Hello About thishttp://www.communityguy.com/index.cfm/id/Lost_the_battle_won_t_lose_th We are remove your domain from our spambase. You can switch commentson. Our guys will not spam you anymore. Sorry for inconvenience Sincerely yours, [removed Russian name] I […]

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