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Clue Unit Podcast #20: A Conversation with Derek Powazek

The Clue Unit podcast is a (mostly) weekly discussion of news and trends related to online communities in the business context with Jake McKee, Lee LeFever and Christopher Carfi.

This week we were joined by Derek Powazek, someone that we've talked about a number of times and took this chance to talk with him. We focused on Community As Business - Our current focus.

Clue Unit #20: A Conversation with Derek Powazek - June 25, 2007

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Episode 20, about 30 minutes.

Today's Topic: A Conversation with Derek Powazek

  • The Story of JPG Magazine
  • Gaming the System for Good
  • Extremism and Sites Like Digg
  • Wikipedia and Big Ideas
  • Threadless as Community Business
  • Assignment Zero and Pro/Am Journalism
  • Community Hangover?

Related Links:

Derek Powazek
Design for Community
Publishing Before the Web - Newspaper
JPG Magazine - The Story
8020 Publishing
Access and Control Lead to Relationships
Gaming Can a Positive Impact - Embrace the Game
- 10 Photos per day
- Use Theme
- Encourage Friends to Vote (Digg, etc.)
Editors Make Final Call
Extremism and The Problem with Digg
Kuro5hin - Built Without an Editor
NewsAssignment
Tom Coates on Wikipedia
Wikipedia Required a Big Idea
Threadless and Creative vs. Financial Rewards
Threadless as Example for Doing Community Business
Lulu for Printing
Community Business Model
AssignmentZero for Pro/Am Journalism Wiki
"Community" - Using the Web For What It's Good At