Sitting in the audience at yesterday’s Battle of Big Thinking, one of the most extraordinary things was the accompanying conversation Continue reading
Twitter. Its detractors are fond of painting a picture of an echo chamber; all narcissism and no real value. I Continue reading
I idly suggested a few of my favourite words on Twitter the other day, and because i needed a mental Continue reading
As I’ve discussed in the past, new social spaces and interactions are changing so fast that they force us to Continue reading
I’ve often had a tendency to be impatient with consumer-facing companies who are reluctant to dip their toes into the ocean of the social web, taking the view that if as a brand, you’re already being talked about, like it or not, and a decision not to participate means you relinquish not only control but the ability to respond or learn.
However, my experience of effectively putting myself in exactly that position gave me a new appreciation for the fact that giving up control is a scary thing to do. The internet can be a hostile and terrifying place.
One of the recurring themes at the Media 140 conference in Sydney has been redefining the function of the journalist. Continue reading
Last night was the fourth Social Media Club Sydney event; excellent presentations by David Meerman Scott and Steven Noble on Continue reading
There has been some recent contentiousness (well, ok, a minor discussion between maybe four people, but on Twitter, sometimes that Continue reading