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China Produced More Web Traffic For Olympics Than The US

Daily online traffic on the web site of China’s largest broadcaster surpassed that of the leading U.S. broadcaster and online channel during the Olympics, according to WebTrends Analytics.

Webcasts from Google Developer Day

As you may know, tomorrow (May 31st 2007) Google will hold a developer day in different locations around the world. If you can’t make it, you can watch the developer day webcasts for Mountain View and London – and if you do make it, please add your photos and other impressions in the forum thread.

According to a Google press release, the webcasts will include:

Using Numbers for Effective Presentations
My friend Darcy at Fair Isaac Corporation shared a fascinating tip with me for making more effective presentations. This is something I had never really thought about. He says that publishers have long been aware of the power of numbers in grabbing people’s attention. Think about titles of popular books such as "1,000 Places To See Before You Die" and "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People."

Television does it with their countdown shows and websites do it with lists: "AFI’s 100 Greatest American Movies" or "VH1’s 100 Greatest Kid Stars."

Forrester Releases Webcasting Report

Forrester Research just released a new report by Claire Schooley on the use of webcasts in large organizations.

Good Nighttime Media and Other Fun Discoveries

Indie music by the Los Shoegazers (that’s Valerie Landau’s son Camilio – I know Valerie through NextNow, a group of intellectuals who hang out with Douglas Englebart, among other smart people).

Microsoft Pushing Hard In Business Market

An aggressive push by Microsoft with its Dynamics products has seen it grow its placement of CRM seat licenses in the enterprise and unveiled a few initiatives aimed at the small-to-medium business (SMB) market.

The Road to Transparency at Davos

The 2006 annual meeting of the World Economic Forum begins today in Davos, Switzerland.

Amazon Webcasts From The Fishbowl

Bill Maher and Amazon.com will work together to produce 12 episodes of a 30-minute weekly online show to promote books, movies, and music, all available for easy purchase through the Amazon web site.

Live, On MSN, It’s Developer Webcasts!

We probably won’t see any samurai coders or requests for more cowbell, but two weeks of webcasts could be very beneficial to developers working with MSN’s tools.

GM Experiments With Podcasting

Not only is General Motors still at the leading edge with executive blogging by a Fortune 100 company, with their GM Fastlane Blog, but they’re also out in front in trying out other new communication channels.