Le Web is coming to London…
A TED Talk that has dropped through time from 2023
Kevin Allocca talks at TEDYouth about why certain videos go viral
Social Media Week brought us valuable insights into changing business models and ways of working, but there was a sour dressing of snake oil, too.
Why MG Siegler is right to complain about the WSJ not linking to him - and why you win through linking.
WIRED UK is going into the consultancy game.
Readability is coming to iOS, in yet another bid to clean up the mess we've made of long form content on the web.
Given that I spent most of social media week hammering at the keyboard of my MacBook, bashing out liveblogs for the good people at Like Minds, I’m faintly surprised to discover that I was, in fact, one of the top 30 most influential tweeters during the event. This, at least, was the verdict of the Brass Agency, who were doing all sorts of clever social media monitoring and analysing things during the week.
In the spirograph [above], each bar is an individual person or organisation’s unique twitter handle. Bar height represents ‘influence’ (as calculated by the factors mentioned above) and the lines between the people represent who is following who (blue to pink indicates the direction of the link).
To say that it's a physical object that is most resonant of a deceased person is arrant nonsense. The most important thing is the choices they made, and their digital music collection is a set of those choices made manifest.
A talk at the RSA looking at how city-based identity is slowly supplanting nation state-based identity