I'm back in California after a week in New York and Boston. The Syndicate conference came off well from my perspective, with interesting keynotes from Jeff Jarvis and Doc Searls bracketing the two days of the show.
Steve Gillmor's InfoRouter
It says here on Dave Winer's terrific new Share Your OPML service that Eric Norlin subscribes to InfoRouter. Eric, call me.
Nick Carr is truly the gift that keeps on giving. His latest can-opener concerns the alleged Google strategy of converting all reading interfaces to search and keyword (i.
Thank God for Steve Jobs or the Cartel would be so totally unafraid of the midgets in the Valley (+ Redmond) about the future of music. In this afternoon's panel, the Napster rep told us that ownership will go away.
The OnHollywood lunch panel kicked into low gear when Jonathan Taplin raised the spectre of network neutrality. Hollywood wants carrier lock so bad it can taste it.
Jeremy Allaire: Producing high quality content costs lots of money.False.
Not a coed dancing in front of a camera.Feels much more user-generatedAdvertising is short formLet them play with the contentToo much loss of...
Now we're starting to get somewhere. Almost from the moment Peter Hirshberg's show ended, On Hollywood got down to the business of identifying what exactly is going on now that we're entering the Post-Link world.
Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood I ran into Ron and Marta Bloom at the opening reception at On Hollywood. Ron's the CEO of Podshow, the company that I produce Gillmor Gang and Gillmor Daily with, as well as some business development.
A few weeks ago I was pinged by Sam Williams, who was writing a story on Attention for Technology Review. We had a nice chat, I asked him to let me know when it was published, and I forgot about it.