John Palfrey from the Berkman Center at the Harvard Law School led a discussion about how to making money through blogging. Here is his lead in to the topic:If you are a blogger, how do you go about making some money from your work?
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In opening remarks to a sparse early morning crowd at BloggerCon IV, Dave Winer discussed software development and users. "Developing software is very hard work, not everyone can do it," Dave said.
The wrap up discussion--dubbed the Post Game Show--of the first day of BloggerCon IV was led by the Docnographer and Cluetrainer himself Doc Searls. Docnographic notes, by substitute scribe Dave Winer, of the session are here, and we have a downloadable podcast of the session.
The last session of the first day of BloggerCon IV was led by Lisa Williams (pictured below) on the topic of the emotional life of weblogs. Most bloggers are desert islands, isolated rather than connected to others.
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.
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.
The second discussion session at BloggerCon was led by Jay Rosen, associate professor of journalism at NYU. Rosen listed several questions and topics to kick off the discussion.
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.
BloggerCon IV is underway, with a live webcast. I'm at the 'unconference,' which is being held at our CNET office in San Francisco.
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.