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MashupCamp

It’s all happening. MashupCamp is a loosely joined open space event for mashing APIs and open source.

Clueless BrandWeek Magazine

Are blogs a waste of your time and that of your business or clients?

Spectrum of Corporate Social Media

Dan Mitchell’s What’s Online column in the NY Times highlights the grey area of the Business Blogging Wiki:

Book Chapter By Wiki

Philipp Lenssen is in the midst of writing a book “55 Ways To Have Fun With Google“.

Fortune 500, Failure, And Blogging

When Doc Searls observed to Wired’s Chris Anderson that big companies may blog only because they’re on the way down, Anderson and a squad of interns explored the Fortune 500 to see if that may be true.

Wiki – What SEOs Can Learn From It

I’ve been actively researching ways to quickly and effectively build content to websites. And while blogs tend to be near the top of the list, there are other opportunities out there.

PR Call To Action

The following byline appears in the new issue of PR Week out tomorrow. It is reprinted with permission from the publication.

Blog Wars: Attack Of The Splogs

The engines, namely Google, are striking back at sploggers and their malevolent creations, the splogs.

Aspect-Oriented Programming and PHP

Time is passing and the requirements for the developed systems and projects become much more large-scale and complicated.

Long-Armed Law of the Wiki

I’m just an amateur, but it seems to me that Mike Langberg is afraid of loosing his job. Can’t blame him, The Mercury News just went through a round of layoffs and print media economics are in shambles.

Riya Facial Recognition Search Site to Launch

Riya is a powerful new photo search site with an interesting broader vision: to make it easy to find every digital photo in the world.

Wiki Daddy Eclipses Redmond

The father of the Wiki concept, Ward Cunningham, will depart Microsoft after two years to join the open-source Eclipse Foundation.

Putting Wikis to Work for Your PR Program

Collaboration. I hate this word, it’s overused, especially in the PR industry. I should know, I work for a PR agency and my job – technically speaking — is to “collaborate” every day on all sorts of things with all sorts of people.

Ad-Supported Wikis Should Require Marketers to Participate

Up until now, wikis have served as collaborative read-write web sites that either individuals or businesses can contribute to.

OJR jumps into wiki journalism

The Online Journalism Review is one of the best sources of reporting on the applications of new media to the journalism business.

CTC Keynote: Thomas Malone

Notes from the Collaborative Technologies Conference in NYC, mirrored in the wiki, from a talk I’ve heard before by Thomas Malone, the author of The Future of Work — but also with a quick video conference with Jimmy Wales while talking about Wikipedia.

Enterprise Wiki un-DRMs

In a great argument against DRM inside the enterprise (e.g. asserting control over email), a truly salient point…

What is Wiki?

Wiki is web server software that allows users to contribute content. Collaboration is the key to Wiki, which is designed as a powerful system for online communities to build web pages and web sites. Unlike blogs and forums, all users are allowed to contribute and edit existing content. Wiki is derived from the Hawaiian term “wiki wiki” meaning “quick”. The concept behind a Wiki is that collaboration on projects will move it along quicker.

The Wiki Backlash

While there’s ample reporting these days about the blogging backlash, I’m not reading much about the concurrent backlash against wikis.

Is Backpack a Blog, a Wiki or Something Else?

Whatever you want to call it, Backpack is freakin’ awesome. Backpack lets you create and share lists, photos, documents …

Collaborative Working With Wikis

The Financial Times has an excellent report on why wikis are an effective collaborative tool for the workplace, quoting examples from three prominent companies …