Andyasks , and Hopes for Answers

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Andyasks , and Hopes for Answers by Andrew McAfee on November 25, 2008 I’ve been told by a few people that if I want to really understand the power of the microblogging utility Twitter (which I wrote about here and here ) I need to use it more broadly.

Andyasks , and Hopes for Answers

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Andyasks , and Hopes for Answers by Andrew McAfee on November 25, 2008 I’ve been told by a few people that if I want to really understand the power of the microblogging utility Twitter (which I wrote about here and here ) I need to use it more broadly.

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The To Tweet Or ReTweet Flowchart

Martijn Linssen

Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use In retrospect 2000-2010: omphaloskepsis ruled The evident relationship between solar and ice? Adopt vs adapt Microsoft and Cloud - they just don't get it, do t. Business or Pleasure? -

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Diversity University started out as an educational MUD; Walden University was also an early adopter, and a whole bunch more. 1998 – Wikis Also: CMSs, RSS I didn't bother with Wikis. Instead, for me, 1998 was the year of RSS and content syndication.

On value and valuation

Doc Searls

For example, RSS (currently getting more than 3 billion results on Google). But Dave Winer , to his enormous credit, decided not to make RSS itself a business. He made RSS open infrastructure, just as Linus Torvalds did with Linux, and countless other geeks have done with their own contributions to the virtual lumberyard of free building material we use to make the online world. At this point in history, Twitter soaks up nearly all the oxygen the microblogging room.

Reframing the news

Doc Searls

In the early days Twitter was called a “microblogging” platform. Alas, Twitter posts tend to be snow on the water, flowing to near-oblivion and lacking syndication through RSS —though there are hacks.). Dave created RSS — Really Simple Syndication — as we know it today , and got The New York Times and other publications (including many papers and nearly all Web publishers) to adopt it as well. For RSS it’s syndication.

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Beyond Social Media

Doc Searls

That tweeting it is a private breed of microblogging verges on irrelevance. Look at four other social things you can do on the Net (along with the standards and protocols that support them): email (SMTP, POP3, IMAP, MIME); blogging (HTTP, XML, RSS, Atom); podcasting (RSS); and instant messaging (IRC, XMPP, SIP/SIMPLE). Even in cases where protocols were owned, such as by Dave Winer with RSS , efforts were made to remove ownership as an issue.).

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On value and valuation

Doc Searls

For example, RSS (currently getting more than 3 billion results on Google). But Dave Winer , to his enormous credit, decided not to make RSS itself a business. He made RSS open infrastructure, just as Linus Torvalds did with Linux, and countless other geeks have done with their own contributions to the virtual lumberyard of free building material we use to make the online world. At this point in history, Twitter soaks up nearly all the oxygen the microblogging room.

Doc Searls Weblog · Beyond Social Media

Doc Searls

That tweeting it is a private breed of microblogging verges on irrelevance. Look at four other social things you can do on the Net (along with the standards and protocols that support them): email (SMTP, POP3, IMAP, MIME); blogging (HTTP, XML, RSS, Atom); podcasting (RSS); and instant messaging (IRC, XMPP, SIP/SIMPLE). Even in cases where protocols were owned, such as by Dave Winer with RSS , efforts were made to remove ownership as an issue.)

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CPsquare’s Connected Futures Workshop

Nancy White

Develop a deeper understanding of how new tools enable one another, are adopted and supported in communities. We will explore many readily available technologies, including web conferencing, teleconferences, blogging, RSS syndication, microblogging, social bookmarking and tagging, wikis, mashups, and social networking. It’s time to register for the Connected Futures Workshop that begins April 20. I’m on the team again this time holding the fort on week 4.

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 It wouldn’t be prohibitively difficult or expensive for enterprises to adopt 2.0

The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Enterprise 2.0 They do require users to adopt a particular philosophy about sharing information and interacting with each other, and this philosophy can seem strange at first. For this project to succeed, we are going to need wide and rapid adoption across the entire corporation. adoption plan (of course ‘urgency’ helps adoption).

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Third, it brings in the idea of interoperability, first inthe form of syndication formats such as RSS, which allow us to share ourcontent easily with each other, but also later in the form or applicationprogramming interfaces, which allow one computer program on one website tocommunicate with another program on another website. Innovators moved on and began to tryradical new technologies like RSS and AJAX, Twitter and Technorati.