On today's podcast:Fake Steve Jobs is outed. Bummer.
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Update below: Apple will hold a press event Tuesday and most observers expect the company to introduce a redesigned iMac. AppleInsider, News.
Notable headlines:New York Times: A Mystery Solved: ‘Fake Steve’ Blogger Comes Clean. Damn, I am so busted, yo.
It's a sad day for impostors everywhere.The New York Times has outed Fake Steve Jobs and he is Daniel Lyons, a senior editor at Forbes.
AttenTV has come up with a novel use for the clickstream--that log of the pages you visit as you surf the Web. They are transmitted to other AttenTV participants who are (in effect) looking at your screen as you navigate the Web. This purports to be entertaining.
Having trouble grokking Enterprise 2.0? Scott Gavin put together a slideshow that makes it easy to understand the basics of applying so called Web 2.
In yesterday's blog post about the potentially dangerous laser printer emissions that were uncovered by Queensland University of Technology in Australia, I noted that HP's LaserJets bore the brunt of the study's findings and that I'd follow up when HP delivered the response it promised. That response showed up in my e-mail late last night.
Plaxo's forthcoming entry into mainstream social networking with its Pulse service is all over TechMeme this morning. What was formerly a way to synch your contacts across various services is now taking a page from Facebook with RSS feeds from contacts, including from external services such as Amazon and YouTube.
Jeff Barr, Amazon's Web Services evangelist and Phil Burns are both people I'm friends with on Twitter, so I was interested to follow an exchange between them last night when Jeff kept promising his "Twitter friends" that "the announcement" was almost ready. What announcement?
A few points to ponder ahead of the weekend...Why is my information always in the other database?