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6 Use Cases for Enterprise Micro-Blogging

Dan Pontefract

Imagine if she sent out a few micro-blog posts announcing she’s available for in-person fireside chats at the canteen or open gathering area.

The Pull of Narrative – In Search of Persistent Context

John Hagel

  As for text, it has been progressively deconstructed from books to articles to blog postings to 140 character tweets. We live in a world of ever more change and choice , a world where we have far more opportunity than ever to achieve our potential. That kind of world is enormously exciting, and full of options. Content versus context.

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Back to Blogging

Doc Searls

So I can get back to all the stuff I’ve neglected in the meantime, including this: blogging. think it was twelve years ago today that I put up the first post on this blog. Writing in WordPress is more complicated, but my favorite blogging tool is still OPML. Alas, one diversion that became essential to deny was blogging.

Grimmelman non search neutrality

David Weinberger

would like to be assured that companies aren’t paying search engine companies to have their results ranked higher (unless the results are clearly marked as pay-for-position, which Google does but not clearly enough Me neither. Relevancy is not an objective criterion. And too much transparency allows spammers to game the system.

Advanced advanced Google search

David Weinberger

The first return at Google for the query “google advanced search” takes you to a form where you can construct a more finicky search than normal. The Google help page for advanced search has some interesting operators, but not what I need. The post Advanced advanced Google search appeared first on Joho the Blog

Seven Ways to Make Sure Your Blog Gets Noticed

Beth Kanter

Seven Ways to Make Sure Your Blog Gets Noticed, Guest Post By Elisa Batista, Donna Norton, and Monifa Bandele from Momsrising. Enjoy!

The evolution of search will refine the spectrum of quality in media

Ross Dawson

Search is not getting better, or it certainly seems that way. How it relates to contextual search. The impact on content farms.

Search Inside Yourself with Chade-Meng Tan

Dan Pink

” As part of that mission, he developed a personal growth curriculum at Google called “Search Inside Yourself.” That is all.

Help: why don’t images load in https?

Doc Searls

For some reason, many or most of the images in this blog don’t load in some browsers. Same goes for the ProjectVRM blog as well.

The rise of mini-blogging in 2011: Tumblr will continue to soar

Ross Dawson

Here are a few further thoughts on mini-blogs. Traditional blogs are too much work for most people, and Twitter is certainly not for everyone.

Favourite Posts of 2013 That I Wrote & Published

Dan Pontefract

thought it to be somewhat innovative to announce my new role and retirement from the old role at TELUS through my blog. There were no judges.

[liveblog][act-tiac] A federal portal in the age of search?

David Weinberger

“In a world where everyone can search and has apps, is a web portal relevant?,” NOTE: Live-blogging. Now people arrive through search. Someone has a general idea, but not informed enough to search. 3. Sarah Crane , Dir., Federal Citizen Information Center, GSA., is going to talk about Missing points.

After Bitly’s fail

Doc Searls

search/bitly , as well as out in the long-form blogosphere. Instantly search your saved bitmarks. ” I can also search them.

Google Blog Search Problems

Tony Karrer

I rely pretty heavily on Google Blog Search to help me find people who are citing blog posts of mine so that I can see that kind of conversation. Unfortunately, it looks like Google Blog Search has decided that they will now include the entire contents of the web page rather than just the contents of the RSS feed.


Let’s move tweeting off Twitter

Doc Searls

Blogging, emailing and messaging aren’t owned by anybody.  Blogging Ideas infrastructure problems TechnologyThat’s a problem.

My first blog post

Euen Semple

I knew I started blogging around this time of year in 2001 but thanks to a server crash in December 2001 I had no record of my first blog post. search for that got me my old url and The Wayback Machine then came up with the goods. So my first ever blog posts are preserved here and I began on the 3rd of March 2001.

Journalism is outlining

Doc Searls

Back when Sandy was going on, I stayed in Boston and blogged it live. That is, if you add up all the stuff reported about Sandy — in newspapers, on radio and TV, in blogs, in tweets, on social media — you’ve got enough info-splatter to call “coverage,” but splatter isn’t what Jeff needs. Don’t give me stories.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

For example, we could search in real time, but search engine indexes were essentially archives, no matter how often they were updated.

Google Blog Search Fix Coming

Tony Karrer

As I reported in Google Blog Search Problems , Google seems to have included the full text of blog pages (including blog rolls) in their blog search. According to Jeremy Hylton of the Google Blog Search team , they now index the full content of the page. Glad to know they are going to fix it.

The Social Organisation Manifesto

Martijn Linssen

read it, commented, and am now writing this - because its still gnawing at me Heres Davids text: We will no longer view you as "consumers". Toma ya!,

Blog Post: The last of human freedoms

David Gurteen

In 1946, he wrote the book Man's Search for Meaning. Viktor Frankl was an internationally renowned psychiatrist. Credit: Viktor E. Frankl.

[internet librarian] Search tools

David Weinberger

Gary Price from Infodocket is moderating a panel on what’s new in search. NOTE: Live-blogging. The first speaker is from , which he says “is thought of as the third search engine” in the US market. “You don’t want your health information to come from some blog.”

Conversation Searches

Tony Karrer

What are Conversation Searches? During those presentations, I'll mention what are sometimes called "vanity searches." These searches look for any mention of your name, company, URLs across blogs and other sites. Typically, these responses come via blogs and twitter. I've tried Twingly and SamePoint.


The Internet doesn’t do this

Doc Searls

The above, in order (1,2,3) is what I went through this morning when I searched for “emancipay&# on Twitter. That’s a tease.

Don’t Simply Follow on Twitter, You Should Spend Time Reviewing

Dan Pontefract

When I’m on Twitter, I’m scanning streams, hashtags and searches that I make. micro-blogging social networking twitter

Parents, It’s “Back to Cool” Week

Dan Pontefract

Some things to consider: Blogging – encourage your children, of any age, to blog. Private, members only blogs are just as useful.

The To Tweet Or ReTweet Flowchart

Martijn Linssen

One thing lead to the other, and there was a small comment-conversation about ReTweeting. Coffin. Who cares? record store - who needs one these days?

Searching The "Small Here"

Steven Berlin Johnson

Search doesn't yet reflect those shifting definitions of where we are, the true radius of our interest. Or you can search an entire city.

A New Style of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

About a year ago I wrote a blog on the post retirement phase of my life.  Finally, there is blogging.  I recently wrote about my complex relationship with blogging and the central role it now plays in my life.  Blogging helps me structure my fairly eclectic life.  But, as a self-employed individual, I am also on my own. 

The REAL real time search

Doc Searls

Blog search is mighty thin in Wikipedia. While “real time&# is heating up as a topic, real time search seems to have fallen off the radar of everybody other than itself. It begins, Web search, real-time search and social search. Here’s IceRocket on real time search as a string. Always was.

In Defense of Data Centrism

Martijn Linssen

Often the latter choice is considered backward looking, or stripped of context.  Here is what happened with BP, or Enron, or the 111th Congress.

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Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

Twitter as a search engine. But I never really conceptualized it as search.   So I thought I’d put it to the test. LOTS of volume. Radical New Innovation at Search!

Steven Berlin Johnson

» Radical New Innovation at Search! Forgot to mention that we finally restored search to Please try again.

Bookmarking the past

Doc Searls

I’ve been digging around for stuff I blogged (or wrote somewhere on the Web) way back when. After finding two items I thought might be lost, I decided to point to them here, which (if search engines still work the Old Way) might make them somewhat easier to find again later. And cool to see that Kuro5hin is still trucking along.)

ReTweet relativity

Martijn Linssen

That is relatively easy. Is it the same or very similar tweet, and the ReTweets there within seconds? Any of them human? One or two, apparently. Klout.

Why Bosses Who are Civilized and Caring, But Incompetent, can be.

Bob Sutton

About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Search. | Management Blog | Pick of the week. Again?

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Return on Attention and Infomediaries

John Hagel

Most recently, Robert Scoble from Microsoft blogged about an epiphany he had earlier this week during a visit to Silicon Valley. Thanks!

Rapid eLearning Search [Stupid Google Results]

Tony Karrer

It’s NOT because of personalized search. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Twitter punctuation manners

Martijn Linssen

What is yours? Coffin. Who cares? Capgeminis comma-splice: results over people? Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesti. Klout. Coffin.

Kidding around

Doc Searls

YouReputation is Drazen’s “viral search” engine. Here is the top result in a search for “John Hagel” : Thu Aug 23 06:33:50 2012. Here are additional searches for Scoble , Robert Scoble , Jonathan Zittrain , IdentityWoman , Kaliya Hamlin , Stewart Brand , danah boyd , Drazen and myself.