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MAY 19, 2012 Clay Shirky on Creativity: “You Can’t Fake Interestingness”
I surely don’t need to say anything other than NEW CLAY SHIRKY VIDEO!! “In this video of his talk at PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Clay Shirky talks about the work of Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. ” Humanize Social Learning
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MAY 19, 2012 Most people think about what they see on Facebook
Barely a day goes by that a Facebook update doesn’t make us stop and think. Whether it’s someone’s funny anecdote or a heartfelt plea for prayers, the social network lets us connect over stories in so many ways. Almost three-quarters of responents to a recent Facebook question admitted that something that saw this week on Facebook really made them stop and think.
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MAY 19, 2012 Klouchebag Let’s You REALLY Know What Your Klout Score Means
Okay…I’ll confess. I can’t stand Klout. That was until I found a hilarious Klout parody site that I just had to share. Apparently, Tom Scott has some similar angst over the validity of Klout as measure of social influence, so he created Klouchebag.com -where you can find out just how big of an online douche you are through your Klout Score. Cheers! –Sean.
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MAY 19, 2012 Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #100
93Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "On their 20th anniversary, Wired is spending a bunch of time with people who've shaped the face of technology. In this piece, they look at the seven lenses through which they try to guess the future. Several of them were set out by Wired's first editor at large, the extraordinary Kevin Kelly (whose Next five thousand days of the Internet is brilliant, and makes us realize how nascent this world in which we surf really is). " (Alistair for Hugh). don't. Absolutely.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS What Would Happen If You Took SEO Out Of The Link Building Equation?
| SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2012
A lot has been written lately about pandas and penguins being used to knock web sites out of search results if they don’t deserve their place. Whilst search does deliver a lot of traffic to website owners, it is not the only way that surfers find web sites. With that in mind, here’s a question for you – could you run a link building campaign that totally ignored an SEO effects? Now I know the first question that many would ask is simply why? Why would you go to that effort and not take into account search engine issues? Now we’re getting somewhere. Think about it! MORE >>
PROBLOGGER Video Starting Points: Make and Share Your First Video
| SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2012
This guest post is by Neil Davidson of My Web Presenters. In November of 2011 David Hsieh, VP of Marketing at Cisco famously stuck his neck out by proclaiming that 90% of internet traffic will be viewing video in three years’ time. <iframe src=”[link] width=”480″ height=”390″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe><embed type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” src=”[link] style=”display:none”></embed> The actual figure is already 51% of traffic, and it’s climbing fast. Be strict. MORE >>