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Archive | November, 2008

The Great Web 2.0 Distinction

Web 2.0 is big. I don’t need to tell you that. I often find myself talking about it to people who simply don’t get it. They think Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube are a waste of time. Perhaps they’re right or perhaps they’ve been left behind… I’m currently reading Sarah Lacy’s book on Web 2.0. She’s…

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Crowdsourcing Sources for the Crowd

Here’s a follow-up to our earlier RAP on crowd-sourcing “The Bees Wees“…Crowdsourcing is the “act of taking a job traditionally performed by employees and outsourcing it to an undefined, generally large group of people in the form of an open call.” This is the term and definition created by journalist Jeff Howe in an article…

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Gandhi and the Starfish

I watched one of my favourite movies last night… the 1982 spectacular ‘Gandhi‘. Yep, it’s now 26 years old and given it won 8 Academy Awards it might be worth a look simply because it’s a good movie. It’s presented in pseudo documentary style and I presume, given it’s a Richard Attenborough movie, that’s it’s…

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