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Chris Anderson: The Long Tail: Why I gave up on Second Life – Be sure to read the comments too.
On banning social computing in the enterprise – “With a (nearly) always connected workforce, the eight hours a day, five days a week model is broken. The hyper-productive burst model is now the winner.”
Kids say e-mail is, like, soooo dead | CNET News.com – “Sometimes I say I e-mailed you, but I mean I Myspace’d or Facebook’ed you,” – grammar question: why wansn’t an extra apostrophe to “emailed” too, for consistency? [via Andy]
YouTube – “Chocolate Rain” Original Song by Tay Zonday – This is doing the rounds in a big way. Get it stuck in your head today.
Terra Nova: IBM’ers invade TN – Ian and I are guest authors on TerraNova this month. Yay. I have a post up now too.
I work with sheep and pixels » ‘So little imagination’ – “What SL truly does, at its most fundamental, is change what you expect out of yourself and others to fill your time. … And even if every press and media and RL company all unanimously declared Second Life to be an utter waste of time and attention, I’d still be here, along with everyone else that has discovered its potential for themselves.”
Jemima Kiss: Brands “doing” Facebook – Guardian Unlimited – “If you go to a networking event, you don’t mingle with brands or monolithic institutions – you deal with individuals and personalities. Is it just me,” and “it is as effective as the person using it”
YouTube – Roo and his RFID musical knob demo – A video of me showing off v0.1 of my multipurpose RFID MIDI knob. Ian says I sometimes sound a bit like Richard Hammond. Hmm.