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ModeratorsNet recently interviewed a great friend, business associate and fellow Seattleite- Nancy White. Back in 1999, when I was just getting started in online communities, Nancy was one of the first online community "professionals" I met. Since that time, she has been a constant source of advice, connections, chocolate and good cheer. I'll steal a great quote from the interview and a chapter Nancy authored in an upcoming book: The bottom line is that neither â€œonline communityâ€?? nor... Continue Reading
The cyberbrains behind Howard Dean |CNET.com This interview describes some of the goals and tactics in using the Internet for the Dean campaign. Some of the commenters in a previous post made the assumption that the campaign is all about weblogs. I think this interview shows a side of the campaign that's much more about using the Internet to get people out of their homes and interacting with one another face-to-face via resources like MeetUp.com. Is using the Internet for organizing and... Continue Reading
ACM: Ubiquity - A Conversation with Andrew Hargadon I really enjoyed this interview. Andrew is an associate professor at UC Davis Grad School of Management. In this interview he debunks many of the widely-held ideals about innovation. I like the way he thinks. On the difference between innovation and invention: Innovation is the practical exploitation of any novel idea. Novel ideas can be inventions in the strict definition of the term, which means they didn't exist before, but most often... Continue Reading
Online Community Report: Interview with Dan Gillmore I really like these short and insightful interviews by Jim Cashel. In this one Dan Gillmore talk about the value of online communities, group interaction and weblogs. Some good quotes: What we need to see is a big company really open itself to what the Cluetrain guys were talking about: the market as a conversation. I just don't see it happening yet, but it will. Man, so true, the Cluetrain Manifesto first lit my fire for all this stuff... Continue Reading
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