Once You’re Lucky, Twice You’re Good

Jay Cross

Once You’re Lucky describes the re-incarnation of the web in Silicon Valley through the inside stories of the entrepreneurs behind PayPal, LinkedIn, Digg, Six Apart, Facebook, Yelp, Twitter, and others. Six years later, people’s crap detectors were still too finely tuned to buy into a new vision with abandon. In fact, I think this applies to the culture inside and among business organizations as well as among netizens.

Activity Streams

Jay Cross

An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. MySpace, Comcast, and other players huddled around a conference table in the offices of Six Apart in San Francisco to discuss activity streams.

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. – Personal => – Work group => – Organization I also discussed that often these things evolve into solutions. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools?

Humannet at Cisco

Jay Cross

However, it’s still a little sticky when you get to the middle level of the organization, where people have to support the new way of doing things while still performing their old jobs.