Larry Dignan

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Latest Posts

BloggerCon: Standards matters

Niall Kennedy led a BloggerCon discussion on standards for users, which he described as follows on his site: In the online world we rely on a few standards to make life easy for users. The W3C activity around HTML provides a common base for implementors and authors.

June 23, 2006 by Dan Farber

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BloggerCon: The user complaint session

Chris Pirillo led the first afternoon discussion at BloggerCon on the "power of users." Doc Searls notes on the discussion are here, and you can listen to the podcast from this page or download it.

June 23, 2006 by Dan Farber

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BloggerCon: Tools for new media mavens

Phil Torrone, senior editor at Make, led the first discussion at BloggerCon IV this morning, focused mostly on tools for blogging and podcasting. Here is the Docnography (Doc Searls is live note taking as the discussion flows) of the Tools discussion.

June 23, 2006 by Dan Farber


BloggerCon IV lifts off

BloggerCon IV is underway, with a live webcast. I'm at the 'unconference,'  which is being held at our CNET office in San Francisco.

June 23, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Supernova: Yahoo flexing research muscles

Usama Fayyad, Yahoo’s chief data office, pitched his company’s reseach prowess at Supernova 2006.  He is putting together what he described as the largest, deepest and smartest research group studying search, community, personalization, user engagement, interactive content and information navigation.

June 22, 2006 by Dan Farber


Frankston: Put the regulatorium out of our misery

Bob Frankston, a thought leader that I really respect, a guy who can think in network packets, and a person who has no particular allegiance to anything but his own passions writes:“Network Neutrality” is essentially about preserving the Internet architecture. If a carrier claims to be providing Internet connectivity it should mean that they are treating all packets the same.

June 22, 2006 by David Berlind