20070717_miscellanyJuly 17, 2007
» Shel Israel, co-author of Naked Conversations, has some great thoughts on where blogging fits in the current conversation, which is dominated by Facebook, MySpace, twitter, and endless alternatives.
Blogs have become part of everyday lives for millions of people. The blogs are not the revolution. The conversation is the revolution, and the tools for online conversation keep getting better and more diverse and that is how it should be.
» Robert Scoble: Why Facebook, why now. Scoble has been posting a series of insightful pieces on Facebook that puts the current phenomenon in focus, but more importantly, shows where the social space is going (or should be). This post covers everything from what a real Facebook advertising platform would look like to how Facebook compares to LinkedIn. If I was a Wall Street analyst assigned to social media, I'd be praying my boss doesn't discover Scoble's blog and start wondering what he's paying me for.
I don't trust any "SDK" made by a company that won't use it themselves.
» The twitter/Typepad widget is good, but it doesn't support links, which makes it a bit less useful. I assume it will be a quick fix.