On Auto-Tweets, Facebook Games, and Other Potential Pollution

I love games. While I did wear a letterman jacket through most of high school, I surreptitiously played Dungeons and Dragons every week with my brother’s gaming group. I’ve played a wide variety of games on every computer I’ve ever owned. I like board games like Settlers of Catan, and… 

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Startup Postcard from Corvallis, Oregon!

On Friday I spoke at a “Business Bootcamp” in Corvallis, Oregon. The event was fabulous (big thanks to John Sechrest) and I was pretty impressed to see that kind of passion for startups in Corvallis. I wanted to follow up with that community with a few thoughts (that might be… 

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PR: Pitching TechCrunch, Scoble, and other Influentials

Christian Anderson (a former colleague at Jobster) had an interesting (and well-researched) post on his blog called “How to Pitch Robert Scoble — HINT: No Direct Tweets“… , which led to a discussion on FriendFeed (with Robert himself weighing in) that was pretty interesting. I had a contribution bouncing around… 

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Communication and “Infoporn” Are Killers

There are people in the world who make a living communicating and living “in the noise” of email, IM, Twitter, Digg, TechMeme and the like. For them, the parade of communication and and information is probably a boon. Unfortunately, for the rest of us (who make a living producing stuff–… 

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It’s not what you say… It’s what they hear

Long ago, when I set up this blog I read a few primers on blogging. One of them suggested that you have a picture of yourself on your blog. There were lots of good arguments for doing it, so I dutifully hunted among my photos for a picture of myself…. 

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