Is this a Social Revolution?

Great post on Social Media Today by Brian Solis entitled The Social Revolution is our Industrial Revolution.  We need to start thinking about things differently and our direction with the social usage of the Web is a major shift. This NY Times piece discussed some of the legal implications of blogging, subpeona’s being delivered to …

Lively, iPhone and Congress on Twitter

The Silicon Valley Insider details the differences between Google’s Lively and Second Life.  Mainly, no sex in Lively.  It’s the PG virtual world. This Yahoo/Microsoft/Icahn just won’t go away, and it gets uglier by the minute. NY Times had two views of Apple on the same page. One was very complimentary about the efficiency of …

iPhone line in SF

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjgE3ltXU68] Looks like it wasn’t quite as hot there.

iPhone 3G Day in Austin

So, I got up yesterday all excited about my new iPhone purchase. I had postponed upgrading my cell phone, just waiting for Apple’s new entry in the phone category, the better, faster iPhone 3G.  Decided to head to The Domain’s Apple Store, because I thought that would be the premiere Apple location. I knew it …

Lively, Vista, iPhone, and YouTube Ads

At the beginning of class today, I relayed the story of one of my students from last semester and her quest for a job.  I hope she’ll be blogging about it soon on WebPubNET, but basically she was successful in securing employment for working a personal network. She made a point to come to a …

Social Media and Politics & Microsoft/Yahoo Saga Continues

The NY Times had a good article about the person who heads Barack Obama’s online media strategy.  He’s one of the founders of Facebook.  Basically, the other candidates are envious of his ability to motivate constituents via his use of social media.  One of the key points of the strategy is using online sources to …

This week's interesting items

Here’s a quick rundown of some things I found interesting this week: Here’s a neat iPhone timeline Great article from Mashable on How to Live Blog a Conference.  Good tips, definitely something I will discuss with my classes next time we do a project like that. Article from Forbes.com and what will happen to Apple …