This Gillmor Gang show (MP3) is worth a listen. Several smart people cover the implications of iTunes handling Podcasts, whether Microsoft missed the boat on audio, and whether that’s due to an obsession with DRM, and a a fair bit on RSS. Plus lots more.

Chris Dent asks Why Wiki?. He raises the important distinction between automation and augmentation. Automation is trying to get computers to replace what people do. Augmentation is helping people do more. I’d echo Chris’s sentiments almost word-for-word. I also want to build tools to augment humans rather than try to replace them. Of course, augmenting […]

Tom Peters’s site meets Richard Florida to talk Creative Class. I can’t help feeling a bit disturbed though, that the instigator of Brand You has anonymous interviewers working for him. How about a bit of Brand Them? Would it hurt Tom’s brand to raise independent stars in his stable? Florida is great though.

Robert Cringely has some interesting predictions about what things are going on at the moment, that might change the shape of the computer industry. PBS | I, Cringely . May 12, 2005 – Inflection Point What he didn’t see is Apple’s move into podcasting, although downloadable enclosures does fit Cringely’s story of Apple’s dominance of […]

After reading Adsense Tips for Bloggers 6 – Relevant Ads I realize I have to emphasize that this blog is mainly about wiki. Yes, that’s right wiki. Wiki in the enterprise, in small business, in the home, in the garden shed … wherever. And that wiki is a great aid to personal productivity and success. […]

Interesting new feature has appeared in Google Ads. There are now links to swap the ads to a slightly different set. The ads are turning into content. In one sense, it’s a promising evolution. Advertisers (or Google on the advertiser’s behalf) are starting to see their message as something people will want to read. At […]