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{ Monthly Archives } August 2008

WordCamp SF 2008 – DiSo and more

Will Norris spoke Saturday morning at WordCamp in SF (9:30am Sat slot is tough). He received a couple interesting questions regarding OAuth and current practices, but for the most part, it felt like this conversation is maturing quite a bit in the last few months. People see the possibilities now without having the 10-15 intro […]

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Yes, Google owns you

Well, we haven’t seen this before quite so dramatically… But, honestly, is anyone really surprised? Nick Saber isn’t happy now. Monday afternoon, after lunch, Nick came back from lunch to find out that he couldn’t get into his Gmail account. Further, he couldn’t get into anything that Google made (beside search) where his account credentials […]

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Phelps, Zidane, and The Federer

This week, things seem to be getting read in pairs. Today, our sports icons and their demeanor, their control, and their psychology. Phelps A great Mark Levine article in the NYTimes about Michael Phelps. I’ve read bio pieces on Phelps before, but as a run-up to the Olympics, this is the best I’ve seen this […]

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A Ze Frank Interview and Michael Wesch’s YouTube Anthropology

In the last two days, I’ve seen two videos that unexpectedly went together very well. The First Yesterday, I watched Ze Frank on The Sound of Young America hosted by Jesse Thorn. The 30 minute interview ranged from silly to philosophical and impressed me. With these two people near the prime of what they do […]

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