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  • JOHN BATTELLE'S SEARCHBLOG  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2010
    [2010, Google] The Catchup Signal
    The BrandFinance Global 500 (Brand Directory) Google #2. Google CEO Woos Suspicious Mobile Industry (Reuters) " Schmidt's remarks were met with skepticism and some hostility from an audience already worried about economic recession and the prospect of becoming "dumb pipes" that merely carry valuable content, including free Internet calls.". I'll be writing more about the implications of various moves on Google's part in media soon. How Unique Is A Unique Visitor? (A
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2010
    [2010, Google] So Long, Wave, But You’ll Live On In Your Successors
    Google has decided to pull the plug on Wave , its innovative collaboration and communication tool. That’s a shame, because it can actually be a pretty useful product — as long as you can actually figure out what to use it for — and it showcased some big, ambitious ideas. People are busy, and they like products with clearly defined benefits — it’s very difficult to get them to try something new if they don’t know what it’s for.
  • NO STRAIGHT LINES  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2010
    [2010, Google] Mobile devices are not the enemy of learning
    In my Google Reader feeds recently was an item shared by Harold Jarche ( @hjarche ), an interview with Royan Lee – “a teacher who’s not afraid of technology&# – entitled Class, turn on your cellphones. Interviewer Jesse Brown introduces the topic with the following: One of the only places where it is still totally unacceptable to instantly learn about anything with a mobile device is in school.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010
    [2010, Google] It's About Answering Their Questions, Stupid: What Goes on the First Page ?
    And the graphic reminded me of a wonderful recent blog post by Kivi Leroux Miller on creating website content your visitors really want, which suggests that most people who visit your site or blog or whatever come with specific questions and your job is to answer those questions. The thing is, to answer the questions, you need to be listening. We spend so much time focused on the knowledge we want to transmit, we don't stop to find out where the questions are.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2010
    [2010, Google] IA Summit 10 - Richard Saul Wurman Keynote
    Our theme is meant to inspire everyone in the community—even those who aren’t presenting or volunteering—to bring their best ideas to the table. As busy practitioners, we rarely have the chance to step back and think about the future of our field—we’re too busy resolving day-to-day issues. By gathering and sharing practical solutions for everyday challenges, we can create more breathing room to plan for what’s to come.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
    [2010, Google] Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates
    Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. THANKS Triangulating for Success: a practitioner’s experience using external networks to leverage learning and outcomes within organizations and institutions Introduction Organizations and institutions are ostensibly places for learning and getting work done. The structure of organizations is often to replicate what is, rather than evolve into what it might need to be next.
  • SPINNING A LEARNING WEB  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2010
    [2010, Google] Tribal Markings: hashtags
    I’d posted to my news feed about a livestreaming event happening later in the day, with a reminder that hashtagging it would enable the conversation to be tracked. Oh, how easily we forget that not everyone tosses around this jargon the way early adaptors (sometimes referred to as ‘geeks’) tend to do! If you want to know more about this tribes conceit for groups connected in some way, see Seth Godin ’s terrific e-book Tribes.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010
    [2010, Google] Blog>> Personal KM vs Team Collaboration
    By nature, I am rather a forgetful and chaotic person; therefore, I learned rather early to become structured and organised to overcome this shortcoming. Some people might relate Personal KM to Personal Information Management (PIM); typical the organisation of e-mail, contacts, calendar and tasks. Further, Personal KM is not limited to your private knowledge; this activity also reaches your personal information at work. But how shall we structure it?
  • TRENDS IN THE LIVING NETWORKS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
    [2010, Google] Top 10 posts of the year on social media
    We are fast learning how to create "enhanced serendipity". Reflections on the meaning of serendipity and why it essential we strive to enhance it. One of the current trends in applying social network analysis inside organizations is that it is far easier to take digital communication trails (e.g. from email) to infer social networks in organizations. Understanding how a (now) 17 year old girl has had almost 100 million views of her commercial videos.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010
    [2010, Google] Virtual Career Fair Lessons Learned: Planning and Preparation
    Our goal was to expose. them to career exploration information and some summer job search tips. The event took place over a three-day period, with a "teaser" webinar the week before the career fair to help entice people to attend the. We also set up a page describing how other individuals and groups could help us promote the career fair that included downloads of flyers and copy and paste info for them to include in emails and on their websites.
  • JOHN BATTELLE'S SEARCHBLOG  |  MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2010
    [2010, Google] Twitter To Roll Out "Promoted Tweets": Initial Thoughts (Developing)
    I will acknowledge being briefed on this news prior to its breaking, and I did promise to withhold any comment until the news had been publicly broken. Now that the Times has provided me with a reason to sound off, here are my initial thoughts on the program. I'll stick to what has been publicly reported, as that only seems fair. Later, Twitter plans to show promoted posts in the stream of Twitter posts, based on how relevant they might be to a particular user.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2010
    [2010, Google] A framework for social learning in the enterprise
    George Siemens has succinctly explained the importance of social learning in the context of today’s workplace: There is a growing demand for the ability to connect to others. Organizations, in order to function, need to encourage social exchanges and social learning due to faster rates of business and technological changes. The Internet has fundamentally changed how we communicate on a scale as large as the printing press or the advent of written language.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2006
    [2010, Google] Why Google (or Ask or Yahoo!) is good for reference work | Information Wants To Be Free
    Information Wants To Be Free A librarian, writer, educator and tech geek reflecting on the profession and the tools we use to serve our patrons Home About me Contact me CV Book Website Presentations SJSU Class Meredith Farkas Librarian, writer, teacher and tech geek. Comments The author reserves the right to delete any comments she deems offensive, irrelevant, or blatant advertisements. Home | Library Success Wiki: An Update » Why Google (or Ask or Yahoo!)
  • ANECDOTE   |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [2010, Google] Benjamin Franklin and deliberate practice
    Benjamin, however, didn’t have his eye on Wimbledon (actually it's kind of a temporal impossibility), rather his ambition was to be a man of letters. Around the age of 14 one of their debates spilled over into a flurry of letters they sent back and forth to each other on the topic of whether women should be educated. It was the perfect model to learn with to improve his writing. Then he compared his version to the original and made corrections.
  • ANECDOTE   |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [2010, Google] Benjamin Franklin and deliberate practice
    Benjamin, however, didn’t have his eye on Wimbledon (actually it's kind of a temporal impossibility), rather his ambition was to be a man of letters. Around the age of 14 one of their debates spilled over into a flurry of letters they sent back and forth to each other on the topic of whether women should be educated. It was the perfect model to learn with to improve his writing. Then he compared his version to the original and made corrections.
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2010
    [2010, Google] eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts
    I recently posted my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 and did a presentation on the topic. AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=58772167&rKey=9ac6286700094e6f Thought I’d do a quick post with some random follow-up thoughts: Skim Long Posts I asked at the start of the online session how many people had read my post that basically was very similar content. A question was asked: There was a big interest in mobile years back and then it seemed to disappear, we will be seeing this come back?
  • JOHN BATTELLE'S SEARCHBLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010
    [2010, Google] Monday Signal
    FM Honored with IAB Sales Excellence Award (FM Blog) Well I had to crow, didn't I? Networks Wary of Apple’s Push to Cut Show Prices (NYT) Apple is increasingly acting in a manner that I believe will isolate it from the Rest of the Media World. The next generation of ad serving for online publishers (Google Blog) Google revises DFP. Also see Google Tweaks DoubleClick's Ad Server (Clickz). Google Hackers Linked to Chinese Govt.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010
    [2010, Google] Will Old-Media Firms Control Web Video?
      I have already written a bit about how Google, Apple and Microsoft are making plays in this market.   The Economist reports that in the first seven months of 2010 that 12% of all the flat-screen televisions sold in America in the first seven months of this year were Web connected and the number may increase dramatically. However, many of these consumers do not know how to use this connection and/or are not interested in it.
  • LIBRARIAN OF FORTUNE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
    [2010, Google] OCR for PDF
    I just ran across a nice little write up on how to Convert Images to Text with Online OCR Software. In addition to Google Docs' relatively new image-to-doc OCR conversion service , Digital Inspiration reviews Abbyy FineReader , Online OCR.net , Free OCR , OCR Terminal , and OCR Online. I can't count how many times I've been stymied when trying to edit a PDF.
  • JOHN BATTELLE'S SEARCHBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2010
    [2010, Google] Thursday Signal - Repeat After Me: Apps Are (Currently) Myopic (Or.We've Seen This Movie Before.)
    I'm not claiming to be deeply informed about the app marketplace, which Google stirred up today (and, to my mind, the market could use a few more spoons). At least, I use enough of them to feel like a nearly typical member of the species (as compared to a few of my peers, who are so deeply involved in AppWorld that they have - just maybe - lost a bit of perspective.). So let's fast forward to today. And that, to my mind, can't stand.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
    [2010, Google] 8 Reasons Not to Fear Social Media
    If social media seems like a useless waste of time to you — or a strange and unnatural way of communicating — you’re not alone. Didn’t websites prove to be not so scary after all? Sure, we all had those moments of trepidation, where we weren’t quite sure if someone was going to steal our identity, stalk us, or rip us off. We did our homework, talked with friends and colleagues, took some classes, or hired someone else to help us.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2010
    [2010, Google] What do they really need?
    I’ve been thinking a lot about how so many of our efforts to make things simpler for our students only seem to make it more difficult for them to find the best resources for their papers. Our library is going to be moving over to OCLC Web-Scale Management for our ILS (which I am really excited about!). But I have to wonder if doing this is going to make it easier or more difficult for students to find what they’re looking for.
  • THE FASTFORWARD BLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2010
    [2010, Google] A framework for social learning in the enterprise
    It may be useful to those who are considering adoption of Enterprise 2.0 capabilities and what work design issues will come up and how to address them. I apologize in advance for the reference to my work in this article … the objective in publishing this piece is not to do any self-promotion, but rather to expose readers to the great thinking and experience of some collaborative colleagues. Engage with Web media and understand how they work.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010
    [2010, Google] Using Chaos Theory Principals to Overcome Information Overload within the Enterprise and on the Web – Part One: My Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes
    This one is different as it covers the session led by myself and by my Darwin colleague, Thierry Hubert, Using Chaos Theory Principals to Overcome Information Overload within the Enterprise and on the Web. With the addition of social media to the already increasing amount of Web content companies are spending more resources trying to make sense of what is happening.   I use Google when I know what I am looking for. Google decides what is important for you.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
    [2010, Google] Compartmentalize and Get More Done
    Recently, I was talking with a client about how to manage multiple, large-scale projects simultaneously, and still make progress on each of them. About a month ago, I realized I needed a better way to organize my time, not only to help me to got more done, but also so that my mind was clearer and more focused. Yet I was preparing to add two more to my plate. I knew something had to give. Here’s a rough overview of how I set up my week.
  • TRENDS IN THE LIVING NETWORKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010
    [2010, Google] 7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications
    Melcrum recently released a report on How to use social media to solve critical communication issues , with as usual some great case studies and many practical insights. Go to the report website for a full overview and executive summary. I was asked to write the closing section in the report, on The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. From the 1990s, email fundamentally changed how most jobs were done.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 2010
    [2010, Google] WWD’s 2009 in Review, Part 2
    July’s often a quiet month, but big news was the release of the MS Office 2010 technical preview, and Will spent some time putting it through its paces (although, disappointingly, Office Web Apps was not released at the same time ). Google Wave started creating a lot of buzz as it was gearing up for launch. for Windows arrived ; Darrell wrote about Bento , a nice Mac database management app; and Aliza shared how to explain to clients why they should engage in social media.
  • KMEDGE.ORG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2010
    [2010, Google] Knowledge: How Much Is Too Much?
    At this time of year, we are often inspired to reflect on what has occurred over the past twelve months. So, with an eye to the future, I'm spending time thinking about how to solve a problem for all time: How much knowledge (or information or data) is too much? I think the ultimate answer lies in "sense-making," but that's too big of a topic for me to think about right now, so I'm going to stay with much simpler examples to illustrate potential solutions.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010
    [2010, Google] Why HTML5 Web Apps Are Going to Rock Your World
    Last week, I went to the Future of Web Apps conference in London. As a non-developer, what I found most exciting about the conference was that it offered me some insight into how the web apps we use will change as these new technologies become more widely available and developers figure out how to use them. Note: To navigate between the slides, use the arrow keys. I’m really looking forward to seeing what developers do with these new tools.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
    [2010, Google] Programs fail when they dont fit - Knowledge Jolt with Jack
    Programs fail when they dont fit Steve Denning has been writing a new book, The Leaders Guide to Radical Management , which is due out in November 2010. Seeing various discussions of Radical Management around the web, the general idea is to focus on the customers. What will make them talk about you (positively) to their colleagues and customers? This leads me to one of his recent posts at his blog, Why Do Great KM Programs Fail?
  • KNOWLEDGELINE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2010
    [2010, Google] Observations from Computerworld's Premier 100 Conference
    It was quite a wake up call to attend a conference outside of legal and I was certainly woken up on several occasions at the Premier 100 conference put on by Computerworld Magazine. It was awkward to walk around and not know many people, but I did manage to find Melvin Evins (an ILTA member), the only other person from a law firm that won an award. This is not to say they want failure on major projects, 'cheap' meaning that it be low in both cost and risk.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  MONDAY, MAY 24, 2010
    [2010, Google] The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Notes Part There: Positioning IT as an Innovation Engine
    Roy said that the essence of innovation today is to fail fast before investing a lot in the wrong direction.   Get things done quickly to fail fast.   The challenge is how to get into the right data to test ideas, how to set up a Web site quickly or do a prototype.   Intuit uses IT to both create innovation and to run the company. Companies expect IT to drive innovation while making things run smoothly.
  • TRENDS IN THE LIVING NETWORKS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2010
    [2010, Google] A few thoughts on Twitter's 'Promoted Tweets'
    Just over 4 years since the first Tweet was sent, Twitter has announced its plan to sell advertising on Twitter, by the name of 'Promoted Tweets'. A good interview of Twitter COO Dick Costolo on CNBC gives quite a bit of detail on the plan: This announcement has been extensively analyzed , so I'll just add a few quick thoughts to the fray: * Twitter has already been making significant money selling data feeds from everyone from Google through to start-ups.
  • VIZTHINK BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
    [2010, Google] [Rewind] Creating Powerful Presentations with Nancy Duarte
    At that time, a chain of events got set in motion that lead to the first VizThink conference that took place two years ago this week. So we’re going to start a new feature – Rewind Fridays – where we’ll repost some of the best content from our archives. Be sure you don’t miss future events by subscribing to our blog , or better yet, signing up for our mailing list so you’ll get the announcements as they happen. Google docs.
  • SPINNING A LEARNING WEB  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2010
    [2010, Google] Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-28
    Second … a useful tool to archive your tweets – if you need such a thing, and third observation … the little hashtag at the end takes you to the original tweet. And what I’d really like in Twitter Tools … the option to post a digest of specific hashtagged tweets. stuartshields Students used to use Final Cut XP at USQ/Theatre. in reply to stuartshields #. Might sneak in a trip to the plant nursery somewhere.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2010
    [2010, Google] Enterprise 2.0 Black Belt Workshop - Afternoon Part Two - Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes
    If you find something useful be sure to share it.   Someone asked about when to share inside and when to share outside the enterprise. They try to trust employees but guidelines are still necessary. Some one said that more smart people work outside the organization than inside so it is good to turn outside at times. He said his firm was created in 1665 by the prime minister of Louis XIV in order to bring expert glass making to France.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2010
    [2010, Google] A Challenge: Stay True to Your Intentions
    In “Apollo 13,&# Jim Lovell (played by Tom Hanks) asks that question at a pivotal point in the movie, where the mission shifts from going to the moon to getting back home safely. If you’re like me, you get up and kind of let the day happen to you — addressing emails, putting out fires , taking on whatever comes your way, and working in reactive mode until the day is over. Do you intend for your life to be one big scatter-gun approach toward success?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010
    [2010, Google] “What happens in interaction between the parts is more important than the parts”
    Perhaps new apps will allow users to share media like photos, videos and music? These sorts of innovations will launch shortly and we expect to be surprised and delighted by what the developers come up with. — @charlesjennings “ Less is More : A different approach to learning & development (L&D) in a world awash in information&# [requires free membership to access]. To be honest, I don’t have a definitive list.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
    [2010, Google] Inspiring stuff to read, Take 3
    When I looked at the list of items I wanted to share with you and saw the number that were from one blog, I realized that I really should just say READ MUSINGS ABOUT LIBRARIANSHIP !!! Just in the past three weeks he has written a number of fabulous posts: 12 User points of need – where to place your services online , Adding your library catalogue results next to Google results using WebMynd , and Putting services at user’s point of need – my take.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2010
    [2010, Google] Why Email Won’t Die
    If the rumors are to be believed, on Monday Facebook will unveil a new email service, code-named Project Titan. This potential “Gmail killer&# might just be part of the ongoing war between Facebook and Google , but what I find interesting about it is that it shows how much potential there still is in email as a communication tool. Over the years, various commentators have proclaimed the death of email , yet its usage continues to grow year-on-year.
  • PSYBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
    [2010, Google] Facebook Psychology ? PsyBlog
    How to Be Creative. Love it or loathe it, Facebook is everywhere, and will continue to be everywhere as the film describing its genesis— The Social Network —is released worldwide over coming months. To help you cope, here are 7 research-based tips for total Facebook domination. It doesnt look good to have too many Facebook friends, or too few. Go much above 300 or below 100 and social attractiveness starts to drop. Unless you want them to be jealous.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
    [2010, Google] More than one way to use RSS
    Feel free to skip. For starters, there is a claim out there that " RSS is dead " or some such - it's fun to say "X is dead," apparently. The biggest RSS Reader is from Google: Google Reader - that doesn't necessarily make it the best.). My friend Luis Suarez wrote The Death of the RSS Reader: Another Debate that Needs to End! His discussion gets to the beauty of following people (newsmasters / curators), rather than following news alone.
  • SPINNING A LEARNING WEB  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 2010
    [2010, Google] Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-07
    @ thetowncrier Garrett's sounds like the average Sunday morning get-up to me. in reply to thetowncrier #. in reply to flloydpk #. djackmanson @iankath Actress to the very tall bishop or is that very tall actress to the bishop? in reply to djackmanson #. One month to # WTD10 @ pilot_theatre (York UK) @ MarcusRomer (in Argentina) looking forward to hearing from you on how you'll celebrate. #. in reply to flloydpk #.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2010
    [2010, Google] On devil’s advocates and sausage-making
    Other than the title, it’s a post that I mostly agree with and it got me thinking about where it’s useful to play the role of critic or devil’s advocate and where it’s not. It is extremely hard to distinguish good ideas from bad ideas early in the iterative design process.&# Sometimes, no matter how well you know your patrons, no matter how much research you do, no matter how much you flog an idea, it can still fail.
  • WWW.CMSWIRE.COM  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [2010, Google] Collaborative Culture, or the Real Enterprise 2.0
    Stay Informed Add Our RSS Feed Follow Us On Twitter Get Email Updates Top Articles CMSWire Top Articles What is SharePoint 2010? Vision and Reality 9 comments Installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7 12 comments 10 Innovative Software Companies to Watch Overview: SharePoint 2010 Metadata and Taxonomy Management 8 comments MS Project 2010: Goodbye Portfolio Server, Hello SharePoint 10 comments Oracle Unveils MySQL 5.5, How Social Media Is Changing Enterprise 2.0
  • TRENDS IN THE LIVING NETWORKS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2007
    [2010, Google] Sir Martin Sorrell: WPP mimics Google and Microsoft, driving the PR industry - Trends in the Living Networks
    » Sir Martin Sorrell: WPP mimics Google and Microsoft, driving the PR industry Ross Dawson, October 26, 2007 6:24 PM US PT Yesterday I heard Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP Group, speak about the Changing Nature of PR and Communications. His very big-picture thinking was in evidence, alongside manifest ability to change his thinking on issues. Ive added some notes and thoughts, as quite a lot of what he covered relates to issues Ive been thinking about and developing.
  • PSYBLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
    [2010, Google] Internet Psychology ? PsyBlog
    How to Be Creative. 50 psychology studies reveal how people are using email, Facebook, Twitter, online dating and more. Read on for more on how peoples behaviour has adapted (or not) to the demands of the online society. Twitter: 10 Psychological Insights : psychological research on Twitter reveals who tweets, how much, what they talk about and why. Does Internet Use Lead to Addiction, Loneliness, Depression…and Syphilis? Published: 4 October 2010.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010
    [2010, Google] Learning and forgetting
    We need designers who understand that learning comes from experience, practice, conversations and reflection, and are prepared to move away from massaging content into what they see as good instructional design. Designers need to get off the content bus and start thinking about, using, designing and exploiting learning environments full of experiences and interactivity. donaldclark – 10 techniques to massively increase retention. Annual Message to Congress : 1862).
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
    [2010, Google] Video Conferencing Vendors: Tear Down Those Walls!
    We’ve all been there: You prepare for a quick video call with someone only to discover his setup is different than yours. Maybe you’re on Skype and he’s on Google Talk. Now imagine how complicated video calls can get when you translate this scenario into the corporate environment. Or how about setting up a conference with someone outside your own company?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2010
    [2010, Google] Toshl Takes the Pain Out of Expense Tracking
    I don’t know about you, but I often get to the end of the day and wonder just where the 40 bucks I had in my wallet disappeared to. And whenever I’ve tried to save receipts for a month to get an idea of what I’m spending my money on, they usually ended up in the recycling because it was too much of a project to go through them all. In Toshl, there are only two things to input to record an expense: an amount and a tag(s).
  • SPINNING A LEARNING WEB  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 2010
    [2010, Google] Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-14
    @ LucasStibbard I’m interested in how choosy/sophisticated/focussed consumers have become in how they use their hardware. in reply to LucasStibbard #. in reply to palbion #. in reply to Goldele #. How so? in reply to jonoperry #. nose poised for whiff of new shiny stuff* in reply to mvo1 #. flloydpk Where to now? in reply to flloydpk #. in reply to Goldele #. in reply to mvo1 #. in reply to travisbedard #.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2010
    [2010, Google] Chris Ducker: The Art of Managing a Virtual Team
    Ducker’s in-depth knowledge of how to work with team members who may be on the other side of the world gives him special insight into managing teams virtually. Thursday Bram: How do you make sure that, day in and day out, the team members you work with virtually stay on top of your projects? Chris Ducker: I use a project management system that I had one of my staff program — it’s very close to Basecamp , but watered-down.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
    [2010, Google] SkedgeMe Makes Business Scheduling a Breeze
    you add staff to your account. Finally, you need to set up some services that people can book via SkedgeMe. Once you’ve set up your businesses services, it’s just a case of generating an HTML widget (that says either “Book Now&# or “Appointment&# ) to add to your site. Users can click on that link to bring up a pop-up calendar page to book a spot in your schedule. How to Manage Consumer-Grade Collaborative Tools in the Workplace.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2010
    [2010, Google] Signing Agreements Online With EchoSign
    How do you get your contracts signed? EchoSign let you upload a document requiring a signature and then email it to the person who needs to sign it. The recipient signs the document by typing in their name and initial, and then hitting the “Click to Sign&# button. A PDF file is then sent out to everyone who needs to receive it. A backup copy is placed into your EchoSign account in an easy-to-manage archive.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2010
    [2010, Google] Partnerships and the organization
    Inspired by Jay Cross, Amanda Fenton asks how her Corporate Learning department could better meet the needs of employees. I think these are excellent questions and the answers form the basis of addressing how to integrate work and learning in the enterprise. What capacity needs to be developed in the organization to support all these areas? How can we better advocate the use of social software to enable high performance?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  SUNDAY, MAY 30, 2010
    [2010, Google] WWD Weekend Reading List
    Here are some interesting posts from around the ‘Net to catch up with over the weekend: A List Apart: “How to Write a Better Weblog&#. A Visit to CoLab Orlando. ReadWriteWeb: “Entrepreneurs, Say No to (Poorly Run, Unnecessary) Meetings&#. Open Forum: “Being #1 on Google Doesn’t Matter – 5 Unconventional Search Marketing Tips&#.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2010
    [2010, Google] 5 Most Popular Posts on WebWorkerDaily This Week
    Aliza revisits and consolidates her ten “Golden Rules&# for some tips on how to use social media in 2010. 10 Must-have Google Chrome Extensions. Will shares his top ten extension for Google’s increasingly popular browser. Aliza explains why social media isn’t being adopted wholeheartedly, and what we can do to change the situation. 5 Great Productivity Goals For 2010.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2010
    [2010, Google] Are Web Apps Becoming Over-Reliant on One Another?
    As we’re coming to rely on various web apps to an ever-greater extent in our day-to-day work lives, the impact on both our data and our productivity of these apps failing increases. Recently, I’ve been thinking about how interconnected some of the web apps we use are becoming, too. Thanks to open and documented APIs, developers can integrate functionality from other apps into their own software, making the apps more useful.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2010
    [2010, Google] Inbound Marketing: A Social Media Primer
    While we may not all agree on the “rules&# when it comes to marketing, we can all agree that marketing has changed considerably in recent years, largely due to social media. “ Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs &# by HubSpot’s Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah is a primer for those looking to learn how to make the most of social media to pull in customers.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [2010, Google] Are “Consumer” Collaboration Tools Good Enough for the Enterprise?
    ??? Most of our readers probably use some “consumer&# (as opposed to “enterprise&# ) collaborative tools in their daily work: Skype, Google Chat, Delicious, Twitter, Dropbox, etc. Yet businesses cannot ignore the benefits such tools undoubtedly bring to the workplace, and trying to block their use will likely be a futile exercise that will only lead to disgruntled employees. How to Manage Consumer-Grade Collaborative Tools in the Workplace.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
    [2010, Google] 5 Common Collaborative Scheduling Faux Pas
    Increasingly, my contacts seem to be turning to web-based calendars for maintaining their schedule. The others still tend to use Outlook, iCal and physical diaries. I’ve heard mounting complaints about the Google-centric focus of web workers from those using other scheduling tools, but the fact is that the plethora of tools designed to make scheduling easy can actually make it more difficult if basic scheduling etiquette isn’t adhered to.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
    [2010, Google] EtherCodes: Online Collaborative Code Editing
    WWD readers may fondly remember EtherPad, an online collaborative text editing too that was acquired by Google and subsequently shut down. You don’t have to create an account to start using it. Just head to the EtherCodes site and hit the “Create Code Pad&# button to get going. Collaborative code editing is done in real-time: any changes to the code on one user’s screen are almost instantaneously reflected on everyone’s.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2010
    [2010, Google] WWD Reader Profile: Siv Lam, Web Marketer
    Every week, I profile a different reader and ask them to share what they do, how they do it, and some of their favorite hints and tips. My main focus is helping female entrepreneurs use the web to their advantage. I help my clients to manage their web sites and teach them how to use Twitter and Facebook to grow their customer base and businesses. I am a big fan of Google Apps. I use it myself, too; all of my domains use Google Apps.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2010
    [2010, Google] 5 Ways to Get Customer Feedback — For Free
    Sometimes it’s good to get feedback straight from the horse’s mouth — namely, your customers and clients. But doing so via email can be a pain to organize and manage; that’s why the five solutions in this post can be useful if you want to get feedback about your products, services or even your organization in general. They benefit your public relations and give your customers a platform to communicate with your firm: a win-win scenario.
  • PSYBLOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2010
    [2010, Google] The Online Disinhibition Effect ? PsyBlog
    How to Be Creative. The online disinhibition effect has cost people their jobs, their income and their relationships, yet many are still oblivious to it. In internet terms getting fired for a blog rant is ancient news; to make the headlines now your indiscretions have to be on Twitter or Facebook. She might as well have said it straight to his face and, for good measure, kicked him in the shins. How to Be Creative. Published: 19 August 2010.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
    [2010, Google] The Future of Web Working: Management
    As businesses move more of their workers out of central offices and embrace the distributed model, even jobs closer to the central core of an organization will be done remotely. But if your company doesn’t have a program for grooming distributed managers, or if you’re working for yourself at this point, then how best to prepare? There are plenty of books on the subject, and they’ll give you insight you might not be able to get just from lived experience.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010
    [2010, Google] Think: Free Mind Maps for Newbies
    You don’t even need to register to use Think, but if you want to save your mind maps (Think calls them “thoughts&# ) you’ll need to log in using an OpenID account (such as a Google or Yahoo account). There’s a tutorial to show you how to use it, but it’s all pretty intuitive. Clicking on a node selects it, giving you the options of deleting it, creating a new node or joining it to another one.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010
    [2010, Google] Automate Your Way to Productivity
    While some of the automation that I do require some programming, there are many things that you can do to eliminate routine tasks that don’t require any specialist knowledge; they simply need a few minutes of configuration. I’ll start with some of the easy ways to automate your work and gradually move on to a few more advanced techniques. Using color, setting up filters and canned responses are good places to start.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
    [2010, Google] MangoSpring: A Full Suite of Business Collaboration Tools
    release of its collaboration suite MangoApps, however, MangoSpring has stepped up to a new level of integration, working with such third-party applications as Google Apps, making the suite a robust choice for businesses. By building on top of the MangoTalk tool set, the company has been able to develop a full social collaboration suite. The MangoApps suite includes the tools necessary to manage projects, share documents and plan events, and manage communications.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010
    [2010, Google] Understanding Small Business Collaboration
    The report covers Google Apps for Business, HyperOffice, IBM LotusLive, Microsoft BPOS, OnePlace, Salesforce Chatter, VMware Zimbra and Zoho Business, breaking the topic down into ten different sections. But although there is a lot of depth to the report that should help businesses compare collaboration tools, it suffers from taking too narrow a focus. The Tools to Consider. But when a business has specific needs, that’s not the right approach to take.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2010
    [2010, Google] Mind Your Manners Online With Real Simple’s Tech Etiquette Manual
    Sometimes it can be difficult to know whether your online actions will be viewed as impolite. With that in mind, how-to magazine Real Simple has compiled a Tech Etiquette Manual , a collection of expert advice on common tech etiquette conundrums. Here’s a sampling of its advice: How quickly must you respond to an email? You should also be consistent; if you can’t respond as quickly as you normally would, use an out-of-office message to explain.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010
    [2010, Google] WWD Reader Profile: Jessica Richman, Futurist/Scholar
    Every week, I profile a different reader and ask them to share what they do, how they do it, and some of their favorite hints and tips. My academic work translates very nicely into my consulting practice as I love to share information on new ways that the web will transform our legal system, culture, social life, etc. I also work on a stealth social entrepreneurship startup called Fundbright.org and am a contributor to the CultureHacker blog. Google everything first!
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
    [2010, Google] Sharing Flowcharts and Diagrams With LucidChart
    Collaborating isn’t just a matter of sending Word files back and forth: most organizations routinely need to use diagrams and flowcharts to get a good idea of what needs to be done. The tool is effectively an online alternative to Microsoft Visio. Bringing a team up to speed on using LucidChart is a trivial matter. It’s worth noting that the CEO of LucidChart, Karl Sun, came from another company that makes easy to use products — Google.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
    [2010, Google] EditMe: Easy Wiki Creation and Collaboration
    As part of a rapidly growing company with product lines that are continually evolving, I was recently tasked with choosing a platform for the storage of product and company data, to bring together the information currently housed in Google Docs, emails and elsewhere. A shared wiki is the logical place to store this type of information. A wiki is accessible to anyone on the team; a good wiki will become the clearinghouse for any and all information that needs to be documented.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010
    [2010, Google] BleachBit Cleans the Junk from Windows and Linux
    It’s specifically designed to remove the junk that’s generated by over 70 different applications, including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Flash, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari and Adobe Reader. It can also maintain your privacy by deleting cookies, shredding files to prevent recovery and wiping free disk space to hide traces of files deleted by other applications. BleachBit is free and available to download for Windows and Linux here.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
    [2010, Google] Give Your Website an SEO Health Check With SEO Doctor
    Search engine optimization (SEO), the process of optimizing a web page to improve its visibility in search engines, can seem like a pretty complicated business. It has an easy-to-understand scoring mechanism to help you find potential SEO problems on your pages and also provide recommendations on to how to fix them, making it especially useful for beginners. What SEO tools would you recommend to beginners?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
    [2010, Google] Why Integrated Collaboration Tools Make Sense
    It’s very easy to wind up with very different tools for tasks like project management, customer relationship management and team communication. That can mean spending time copying information from one tool to another, and if one of your team members needs to contact a customer, for example, at the very least he’ll need to switch tools. Your team will get used to it. Google’s enterprise tools all work together.
  • TECHCRUNCH.COM  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2010
    [2010, Google] The Power Of Pull: Joi Ito And Yossi Vardi Have Pull, And So Can You (Book Excerpt)
    Editor’s note : The following set of excerpts is from the recently published book The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things In Motion by John Hagel III , John Seely Brown , and Lang Davison. As the number of people we can connect with expands, our ability to pull from that network the resources and people we require to address unexpected needs expands along with it. When he turned around to look for it now the driver had left already.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, MAY 10, 2010
    [2010, Google] Moving to Mac: Why Now?
    In my last post I gave you some background on my decision to move to Mac after 20 years using PCs. It wasn’t a decision I made lightly, with three major areas of concern that I needed to address before I could feel comfortable considering the switch: Support, software and usability. I’m a naturally inquisitive person; this is especially true when it comes to computers and technology. I wanted to make sure that I had a support system in case I needed it.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2010
    [2010, Google] Sustainable Printing: The Environmental Impact of Your Printer
    Not only does this leave piles of paper to manage, there’s the economic cost of all of that ink and paper and, importantly, there’s also an environmental cost involved with printing that we all bear as a society. Counsell’s research is focused on technologies that use a combination of ultrasound and chemical solvents to remove toner from printed documents, enabling paper to reused. Which strategies do you employ to reduce waste?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2010
    [2010, Google] How Will the Move to the Cloud Impact Remote Productivity?
    But to say that one makes use of cloud services is not at all the same as saying that one primarily uses cloud-based computing to do their job. Unless you use a Google Cr-48 running Chrome OS , or work exclusively in your browser, you’re probably utilizing the cloud a lot less than you might think during the course of an average workday. From 1973 to 1995, productivity had grown only 1.3 Many remote workers make fairly extensive use of the cloud.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
    [2010, Google] Can Twitter Save Your Day?
    I was inspired to write this post because of something that just happened on Twitter. I swung into action, tweeting to ask if he was OK, and tweeting to my followers to see if anyone knew him or had a direct way of reaching him. Within about 10 minutes, we learned that someone had hijacked his account and was posting gobbledygook to it. So what does this type of urgency, attentiveness, connectivity and response mean to me, to you, and to our work?
  • WWW.CMSWIRE.COM  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010
    [2010, Google] How 6 Enterprise Content Management Systems Support Collaboration
    Stay Informed Add Our RSS Feed Follow Us On Twitter Get Email Updates Top Articles CMSWire Top Articles What is SharePoint 2010? Privacy respected — we never give or rent your information to anyone. IBM IBM's ( news , site ) social software, Lotus Connections , was most recently discussed at Lotusphere 2010 , where version 2.5 Wikis : New built-in revision history enables users to check out previous versions. In addition to common Web 2.0
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2010
    [2010, Google] How Accessible is Too Accessible?
    I’m used to living my life online, so it isn’t a problem of online access. With TimeDriver, the online personal appointment scheduler, I can create Schedule Books, which are effectively discrete “mini calendars,&# or carefully selected portions of my full workday calendar, that I assign to a given type of meeting or call. For example, if you want to schedule a demo for me to review your application for WebWorkerDaily, you could use my Product Demos link.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010
    [2010, Google] Is Web Working in Apple TV’s Future?
    That being that the Apple TV’s web working prospects are only as good as its ability to support and run apps in the future. If apps do come to the platform, it could become a revolutionary device for the person who works from home. Running iWork , Docs to Go , or even just Google Docs with its upcoming iOS editing capabilities , the Apple TV connected to a display could prove a fine word processor, number cruncher and presentation tool.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
    [2010, Google] Are you reading Knowledge Jolt via Bloglines?
    If you are using Bloglines to read Knowledge Jolt, please find a new RSS reader. For what it's worth, about 1/4 of the people reading my blog come from Bloglines, according to Feedburner. When I look at website referrer information, I see a very small number of people coming to my website from Bloglines. First off, you need to get your subscriptions. Your browser should offer to save the file to your computer. Then you need to pick a new reader.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2010
    [2010, Google] Your e-Book Resource Guide
    Here’s a rundown of the popular e-book formats that are available today and how to use them all. Other programs also provide the ability to create documents in PDF format such as Microsoft Office 2007, OpenOffice and many freeware tools. Amazon has released free Kindle readers for the PC , Mac , iPhone & BlackBerry , which will allow you to read Kindle books without a Kindle. Obviously, it’s much too early to tell how good this app will turn out to be.
  • WWW.ASIADIGITALMAP.COM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2010
    [2010, Google] No, I cannot help you create a social media strategy!
    by Shalu Wasu Category: Digital Influence , Social Media Colleagues, clients and friends often ask me how they should go about creating a social media strategy for their companies. My answer to them is that they don’t need one! Well, I am afraid that my job is not to create social media strategies for companies, simply because I believe that they don’t need one! You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. English ??
  • LIBRARIAN OF FORTUNE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2007
    [2010, Google] SLA Conference presentations - Librarian of Fortune
    Librarian of Fortune Mary Ellen Bates contributes white noise to the blogosphere Recent Posts Wanna be an info-entrepreneur? The $6 job search How to become a great speaker in one easy step Archives July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 More. I finally got around to posting the Powerpoint slides on my web site.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2010
    [2010, Google] WWD Reader Profile: Lisa Solomon, Lawyer
    Every week, I profile a different reader and ask them to share what they do, how they do it, and some of their favorite hints and tips. Through my coaching and consulting practice, Legal Research & Writing Pro , I show other lawyers how to start and run successful practices as contract (freelance) attorneys and teach lawyers in all practice areas how to write more persuasive briefs. Once my son is in bed, I go back to work for a few more hours.
  • LIBRARIAN OF FORTUNE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2007
    [2010, Google] LinkedIn - the new business card? - Librarian of Fortune
    Librarian of Fortune Mary Ellen Bates contributes white noise to the blogosphere Recent Posts Wanna be an info-entrepreneur? The $6 job search How to become a great speaker in one easy step Archives July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 More. or at least the aspects you want to make public.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2010
    [2010, Google] WWD Weekend Reading List
    Here are some interesting posts from around the ‘Net to catch up with over the weekend: Open Forum: “The Art of Pitching Ideas&#. Lifehacker: “How to Declutter and Streamline Your Google Reader Inbox&#. Zen Habits: “Frictionless Work: How to Clear Your Life of Non-Essential Tasks&#. Social Times: “Taking A Look At NPR’s Shining Social Media Strategy&#. jkOnTheRun: “iPhone 4.0 Adds Multitasking, Folders and Ads&#.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2010
    [2010, Google] Podcasts and other media sources - Knowledge Jolt with Jack
    Podcasts and other media sources My friend, Shannon Clark has posted an article about the various media he consumes, which leads me to several new podcasts to explore. Thanks to Shannon for giving me several new podcasts to ponder in addition to these. Everything from tips on the Getting Things Done ideas and tools to personal interviews with various GTD people or aficionados. Usually two quick songs from some unknown-to-me artists.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2010
    [2010, Google] Podcasts and other media sources - Knowledge Jolt with Jack
    Podcasts and other media sources My friend, Shannon Clark has posted an article about the various media he consumes, which leads me to several new podcasts to explore. Thanks to Shannon for giving me several new podcasts to ponder in addition to these. Everything from tips on the Getting Things Done ideas and tools to personal interviews with various GTD people or aficionados. Usually two quick songs from some unknown-to-me artists.
  • CONFUSEDOFCALCUTTA.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2010
    [2010, Google] Thinking about cognitive surplus in the enterprise – confused of calcutta
    Skip to content confused of calcutta a blog about information About me About this blog Disclaimer Kernel Sitemap Log in Thinking about cognitive surplus in the enterprise I like Clay Shirky. Such views often tend to attract a lot of criticism, often from people threatened by the worldview he describes and ascribes to. I’m not going to review the book here, other than to say I really liked it. was seeking to achieve for concerts.
  • CECIIIL.WORDPRESS.COM  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2010
    [2010, Google] 6 reasons to encourage enterprise conversations with collaborative platforms « Heavy Mental
    Heavy Mental Hyperlinks Subvert Hierarchy 6 reasons to encourage enterprise conversations with collaborative platforms January 4, 2010 ( version française ) Bertrand Duperrin explains in a quite remarkable post the risk of backslash when using standard web 2.0 key words while presenting social networks to a new audience. and look at the manager’s face 6 reasons to bring management and the enterprise conversation back together. error code) to see what it was.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2009
    [2010, Google] Green Chameleon » Google Google on the Wall… Who’s the Guru-est of them all?
    www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Google Google on the Wall… Who’s the Guru-est of them all? An irritating email today invites me to pay $1300 for a day with &# #2 leadership guru in the world&# Robin Sharma. But I was irritated enough to check out that suspicious &# #2 in the Leadership Gurus Survey&#. We shortlist 60 names then did a Google search for ranking.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2010
    [2010, Google] 5 Most Popular Posts on WebWorkerDaily This Week
    A new service that recently opened in Atlanta Hartsfield airport, called Minute Suites , wants to serve as travelers’ oasis from the stress of life traveling the unfriendly skies. Work Hacks: How to Run Meetings Google-style. Imran shares some meeting insights from Google’s Marissa Mayer. Just in case you missed any of them, here are the five most popular posts on WebWorkerDaily this week: Feb. 8 is Clean Out Your Computer Day.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
    [2010, Google] Catching up…
    What with conferences, a week of radical fever, the mobile book manuscript coming due, and a week off in the woods, not to mention a full load of client work, it’s just been crazy here around the Quinnstitute. I intend to get more organized, but let me toss off a c0uple of quick thoughts that may get elaborated more soon: Mobile. The key affordances mean you have computational power to augment your ability to do wherever and whenever you are, and that’s a big win.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2010
    [2010, Google] Brain damage
    I’ve talked before about how mobile ‘ accessorizes ‘ the brain. I use them to google information in meetings so I don’t have to stop the flow, to maintain contact, to figure out where I am and how to get places, and more. Forget the calls: I paid extra to only pay a dollar a minute under a special plan. Once you use those up, your back to the mind-numbing base rate.
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