From the monthly archives:

March 2006

As I've said before, I think Dave Winer - one of the first bloggers, and the guy who created the specification for RSS or "really simple syndication" - has a couple of different personalities. There's the nice Dave, who gives advice to new bloggers and sort of sees himself as the eminence grise of the…

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The marketing tagline for the 1970's shark-attack movie Jaws 2 was "Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water." If you replaced the word "water" with the name "Nortel," you'd probably have a fitting tagline for what's going on at Canada's favourite love-it-or-hate-it networking-equipment company, Nortel Networks (or "No-tell" Networks,…
What started with a rumour last night - which Om Malik (among others) wrote about - has become fact: Google has acquired Writely.com, which provides something approaching an online version of Microsoft Word. Needless to say, this has revived talk about the much-rumoured Google "Web Office," with Web apps that take the place of the…

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Former Merrill Lynch and Oppenheimer analyst Henry Blodget of Internet Outsider - which is where Henry pretends to still be an analyst, even though his legal settlement with Eliot Spitzer prevents him from actually becoming one again - has posted a long rant about Google announcing a proposed settlement in a "click fraud" case. Among…

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Pete Cashmore of Mashable has a post that is a nice microcosm of what is both right and wrong about PR and marketing as they relate to the web and Web 2.0 - at least as nice an example as the recent kerfuffle over Wal-Mart and Edelman (incidentally, Marc, I think your post is a…

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