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Month: April 2010

CityMove – Bringing together a set of Web 2.0 technologies

CityMove – Bringing together a set of Web 2.0 technologies

photo credit: Zoom Zoom I came across an interesting website called CityMove, a website designed to bring together people looking to make a move to or from New York with New York Movers that can help them move their possessions around the country. I found it particularly interesting because it brings together a number of different concepts that just wouldn’t work in an offline world. There’s more on how the process works on my other blog, but here’s what struck…

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Because we don’t all “do” IT

Because we don’t all “do” IT

An interesting experience happened to me the other day. I was sitting in a talk organised by a local organisation, using my laptop to live tweet what the speaker was talking about. Some of my followers on Twitter could be interested in the subject matter, and I’m very much into sharing what I learn. Anyway, at the end of the talk, the person sitting to my immediate right too my aside and proceeded to complain in no uncertain terms about…

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Is it time to quit Twitter?

Is it time to quit Twitter?

I was reading an interesting post entitled “When to Quit Twitter“, which zooms into the fact that traffic on Twitter is generated from 10% of the user base, implying that 90% had abandoned it. It talks about Twitter’s main problem, that people sign up without a clear idea of what to expect and how to measure what value it’s adding to their life. The article outlines a couple of points that can help you decide Twitter, or any other social…

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