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How to Forge a New American Mandate Via Social Media Political Revolution

Robert Scoble’s political journey with John Edwards recently bought back memories of when I once worked on a Presidential primary campaign in 1992. It’s hard and one of the most tiring things you could ever volunteer to be a part of! Regardless of your political beliefs (I’m generally a politically interested independent issues driven voter), […]

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Askimet Comment Issues

On Monday, January 1, 2007, there was some kind of problem that classified any comment I made on a WordPress blog (Techcrunch, Scoble, my own blog – David Dalka – Chicago GSB, etc) as spam. Yikes! The problem seems to be fixed as of this morning but it’s disturbing to me as it’s obviously happened […]

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Best Blog Post of 2006 (non-search engine related)

On October 9th, I wrote this about Kathy Sierra’s “Knocking the Exuberance Out of Employees”. It’s a great post and it relates to a lot of problems in the business world in terms of having innovative customer service. Let’s hope her post prompted some people to realize that operating in this manner is a mistake. […]

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The Growing Conversation Debunking the “Social Media Is Dead” Post by Steve Rubel

Karl Long has a great post on this where he encourages others to chime in on this issue. Follow his links. If you are pressed for time, Jeremiah Owyang has a nice summary of the blogoshere reaction. I think the issue of leadership that is able to constantly adapt to change is going to get […]

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Andy McKee Featured on Youtube Front Page!

I first met Andy McKee at an acoustic music festival in Kansas in 2003. He is among several awesome fingerstyle guitar players including Tommy Emmanuel (see my Tommy Emmanuel interview), Neil Jacobs, Brian Henke, Peppino D’Agostino and others that don’t get mass media exposure. For several years these great players have labored with little or […]

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Digg Adding Podcasting Section

Techcrunch is reporting that Digg will add podcasting and other new features today on it’s 2nd birthday. Happy Birthday Digg! My only┬áconcern is that since podcasting has a higher rate of “user-generated” content, wouldn’t this category be more susceptible to gaming?

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