I’m excited to head upstate next week, back to some old stomping grounds in Ithaca, NY. I’m participating in the Park Center for Independent Media’s symposium, and I’ll be presenting with David Mathison some thoughts on rapid response and journalism via social networking tools like Twitter. Yippie! It’ll also be good to see a bunch of friends and colleagues — Roberto Lovato (who is putting his faith in my Dunkin-Donuts-fueled driving skills, bless his heart), Tracy Van Slyke, Robert Greenwald, David Cohn, Amanda Michel… the list goes on and on.
Then a day or two of downtime with the parents while I’m in the neighborhood, which always does the soul some good. But alas, it’ll be back to the city to resume apartment hunting madness. Anyone have any leads on a dog-friendly 2 bedroom apartment in Brooklyn?
Quick hit: for the folks who are looking for PDFs of the presentation I made here at WAM!, here’s links to the files for yas:
Also, here’s the link to the resource list: http://del.icio.us/tag/wamweb2.0
For anyone who was in LA listening to me gab at 9 o’clock in the morning, here’s my presentation, and a little glossary I put together:
[If you weren’t in LA, you might find it interesting, but my disclaimer is that this isn’t in any way an end-all be-all on “the Web 2.0.” It’s a primer for media folk who wanted to be brought up to speed, and avoids geek-speak as much as possible. :-) ]
I’m in the middle of preparing a 15-minute presentation that I’m giving at the end of the month on the evolution of the Interweb, and I’ve just learned some startling news. Web 2.0 sites are the leading cause of clogged pores and pimples on over 75% of the Internet’s skin: