Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @JayCollier ever

May 2009

Noted: WordPress and WordPress MU to Merge (Technosailor.com_ via @ http://tinyurl.com/kru8vw

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RT @sudarmuthu: WordPress and WordPress MU are going to be merged into a single codebase http://tr.im/mXjt Now that’s some great news :)

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Getting ready for Commencement. http://bit.ly/luXAI

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Noted: 25 Tools : A Toolbox for Learning Professionals 2009 version http://tinyurl.com/nr92h6

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Noted: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media: Smithsonian (Beth) via @echoditto http://tinyurl.com/osby4x

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Noted: Collaboration Services (eConsultant) http://tinyurl.com/6oor6s

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Noted: 14 (now 18) alternatives and additions to basecamp. - digitalquery http://tinyurl.com/5gxb4s

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@Mike_Schlechter Welcome to Twitter! Look forward to following you.

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@cbournak Try a couple of these: http://bit.ly/2JLKcN. Twitter is about who you choose to follow. Like the rest of the Web, mostly drivel.

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Brainstorming a wonderful concept for coaching student writers.

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Noted: Preparing Your Information for Disaster (The Simple Dollar) http://tinyurl.com/pyv4mh

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Noted: Book: With Purpose: Going from Success to Significance in Work and Life (Ken Dychtwald) http://tinyurl.com/p7e7rk

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Noted: WebVisions 2009 notes (Jay Collier) http://tinyurl.com/ra8djn

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RT @bedrios: Fan-made movie based on the Lord of the Rings http://tr.im/mhij And, it’s completely legal. http://tr.im/mhii

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Noted: Collection: Design Patterns (Chris Messina) via @KyleMatthews http://tinyurl.com/2rpdb6

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Noted: Ning: The future of online social networking? (CNN.com) via @ShermanHu http://tinyurl.com/qurtso

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Noted: Paper Highlights Pros and Cons of Twittering at Academic Conferences (Chronicle.com) http://tinyurl.com/okntzz

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Noted: Great websites are boring to manage (Gerry McGovern) via @DerekFromson http://tinyurl.com/ozf6do

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Noted: Chinese rally around waitress nabbed in communist slay (BostonHerald.com) http://tinyurl.com/qkr37h

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Noted: Cave art in the Dordogne (mygrations) via @WalterBriggs http://tinyurl.com/pvnl7p

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Noted: Luis Meléndez - Master of the Spanish Still Life (NYTimes.com) via @WalterBriggs http://tinyurl.com/qj56pj

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Noted: Texting May Be Taking a Toll on Teenagers (NYTimes.com) via @JosephKibe http://tinyurl.com/q7lhfe

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Another dimmable CFL burned out. Aren’t they supposed to last forever? Good for environment … or scam?

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RT @josephkibe: “I didn’t realize 15-year-olds texted this much.” I saw this at Dulles yesterday. http://tinyurl.com/q93zrh

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@josephkibe Please share your suggestions for evaluations of Sotomayor’s credentials.

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Catching up on my local newspapers. The real benefit: a single collection of the best from local, national, and international sources.

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Apple blossoms, lilacs, and phlox all in bloom at the same time.

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Noted: An Impending Explosion of State-Level Online Politics? (e.politics) via @echoditto http://tinyurl.com/rd5t9h

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RT @lbjay: “Maturity makes ‘yes’ easier. No is for the young and intellectually lazy.”

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Noted: Opera: State of the Mobile Web report http://www.opera.com/smw/

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Noted: Afrigator - African Blogs, Videos, Photos & Social Media (via @peat) http://afrigator.com/

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Noted: Wolfram|Alpha: “population of maine versus vermont” http://tinyurl.com/o5mr55

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Noted: World Resources Institute (via @peat) http://www.wri.org/

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Over and out from Web Visions 2009. Great sessions! #wv09

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RT @derekfromson: Serving the Next Billion @peat #wv09 Every day, more than 35,000 Africans are connecting via mobile.

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@peat Open standards, like Open ID, are fundamental. #wv09

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RT @caseorganic: Thanks! I look forward to reading, understanding, and integrating your work.

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@peat 4 billion people make less than $3,000 a year. #wv09

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@peat 13% cheaper to connect to Internet every year. #wv09

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@peat 80% of Africans could have a mobile phone within the next three years. #wv09

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@peat Cell phones have gotten 30 times less expensive in 30 years. $30 #wv09

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“Serving the Next Billion” with Peat Baake http://peat.org/ @peat #wv09f

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@caseorganic: Reminded of LeGuin. http://bit.ly/2VCoq “To let understanding stop at what cannot be understood is a high attainment.” #wv09

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@caseorganic: Friction in the system becomes more significant with reduction in number of interfaces between people and extensions. #wv09

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Noted: Feed - novel (Wikipedia) via @caseamber http://tinyurl.com/5twpb8

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@ambercase: Evolution of wearable computing, smaller and smaller. http://bit.ly/u03V #wv09

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@ambercase: Future: fewer interfaces between natural person and online identities. #wv09

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@ambercase: You are co-creating your Self identity through online profiles. Cyborg with natural & artificial systems http://bit.ly/9nMvK

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@ambercase: Some achieve digital self-actualization. Others are just busier. #wv09

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@ambercase: Online findability can actually be a matter of life or death; i.e., finding an emergency room via Google on iPhone. #wv09

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@ambercase: Good design (physical or virtual) reduces the number of interface changes you need in order to get where you want to go. #wv09

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@ambercase: Good design — whether industrial, product, service, or graphic design — reduces friction. #wv09

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@ambercase: Annoying ring-tone was the public musical soundtrack for the past decade. #wv09

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@ambercase: Cordless telephone added portability around the home. #wv09

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@ambercase: Telephone made world very small: whispering from one corner of world to the other. #wv09

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@ambercase: History of communication. Drumming from village to village like Twitter retweets. #wv09

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@ambercase: When cell phone breaks, oh no, our ears are broken and we’re alone. #wv09

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@ambercase Now that our social value goes up and down like stocks, we have to manage it like stocks. RSS is the new ticker. #wv09

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@caseorganic: Data aggregation is evolving, digital objects sort and organize. http://bit.ly/A06F1 > http://bit.ly/uWmM7 #wv09

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@caseorganic: Twitter evolves naturally (like tribobyte), adds functions organically, through interaction: @replies, tinyurl/bit.ly. #wv09

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@caseorganic: Prosthetic: a technology/device we use — and must cooperate with — to achieve a goal. #wv09

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@caseorganic: iPhone/Apple store is the leading retailer of prosthetic devices. Attach to yourself, extend yourself. #wv09

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@caseorganic: Turned off, an iPhone looks like a oracle pool from mythology. Like magic: turn it on, “tell me about China.” Done. #wv09

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@caseorganic: In a short period of time, mind-extension prosthetics have become fluid. They change constantly. #wv09

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@caseorganic Early prosthetics have changed little: from the spear to the hammer to the shovel. #wv09

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Case: We are purchasing extensions to our Selves, becoming an interface culture. @caseorganic #wv09

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Amber Case: Augmenting our abilities through externalization of the mind. iPhone as prosthetic. http://bit.ly/15GYWY #wv09

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Session with @chrispirillo http://chris.pirillo.com/ (First result for “chris” on Google). #wv09

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RT @GermanVargas: #shizzow “This assumes one has friends in the real world”… Hah!

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Noted: Twitter’s @Reply change sparks a revolt. Is Big Twitter watching? via @geekygirldawn http://tinyurl.com/qpgr3f

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Noted: Social media resources (Fast Wonder Blog) @geekygirldawn http://tinyurl.com/oqr5lh

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@geekygirldawn: Monitor to find out what people are saying about the industry, pros and cons. #wv09

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@geekygirldawn Do not push corporate messaging. Social media is a conversation. #wv09

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Noted: Science News Cycle (PHD Comics) via @josephkibe http://tinyurl.com/pcycyl

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@geekygirldawn Be a thought leader in the industry. Do not regurgitate press releases. Don’t sound like a corporate drone. #wv09

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@geekygirldawn Be a thought leader in the industry. Do not regurgitate press releases. Don’t sound like a corporate drone. #wv09

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@geekygirldawn Make blog posts short. #wv09

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@geekygirldawn Do a company blog only if it will be sustained — at least 2-5 interesting posts a week — with an editorial plan. #wv09

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RT @derekfromson: NewsCred (beta): Personalize news from mainstream sources and blogs and rank credibility: http://bit.ly/HOFbM #wv09

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@geekgirldawn: Respond frequently and sincerely. Don’t follow too many people. Don’t be inactive; worse than not participating at all. #wv09

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RT @josephkibe: The person who coined the term “infotainment” should be barred from speaking, writing and otherwise communicating.

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@geekygirldawn: Twitter is only as interesting as the people you follow. #wv09

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@geekygirldawn: Do not participate on competitors sites. Do not pimp your products. Contribute to general knowledge. #wv09

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@geekygirldawn: You are hosting the party. Make introductions, suggest topics, but you don’t dictate what people say. #wv09

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@geekygirldawn: Clay Shirky: “You may own the software, but the community ‘owns itself.” You support and moderate, but don’t control. #wv09

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@geekygirldawn: Companies approaching online community should ask: new or existing, goals (outcomes), plans, long-term resources? #wv09

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@geekygirldawn Focus on individuals. Be sincere. It’s not all about you. Don’t try to control. Everyone’s a peer. #wv09.

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@geekygirldawn Online community benefits for companies: Product feedback, collaboration, evangelism, brand loyalty. #wv09.

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@geekygirldawn Managing social communities. PDF excerpt at http://bit.ly/G03If #wv09.

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Noted: Akoha - Come Play It Forward (via @tarahunt) https://akoha.com/

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Noted: Flight Attendant doing raps (YouTube) @tarahunt http://tinyurl.com/c26svr

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Noted: TripIt | Online travel itinerary and trip planner http://www.tripit.com/

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@tarahunt Empower employees and change culture. Staff creativity radiates out. #wv09

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@tarahunt Do right by customer no matter what. Measure success by number of people who refer friends to you. #wv09

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@tarahunt Send people off to good resources. Become a dependable gateway. Don’t try to keep them on your Web site. #wv09

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@tarahunt Whuffie (social capital) increases in value when it circulates. What do you give away? Share passion? #wv09

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@tarahunt Embrace the chaos. Join in the conversation, collaborate, innovate, integrate. #wv09

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RT @derekfromson @tarahunt: cool social apps incl. lil’grams; captures life events of your child. Interfaces w/ FB, Twitter. #wv09

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@tarahunt: Inject fun into the most serious and professional interactions. http://bit.ly/FVfzH #wv09

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Noted: Khoi Vinh (Subtraction.com) http://tinyurl.com/jzdsg

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@tarahunt: Get out of the office and be part of the community you serve. #wv09

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@tarahunt: Explain changes as you make them. #wv09

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@tarahunt: Make small, continuous improvements. #wv09

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@tarahunt: Don’t take negative feedback personally. #wv09

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@tarahunt: Respond to all feedback, even when you have to say, "no thanks." #wv09

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@tarahunt Turn the bullhorn around. From one-way communication to listening and interacting.. #wv09

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@tarahunt @doctorow "Whuffie" = social capital, influence, reciprocity, credibility. #wv09

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Noted: Mindcasting: defining the form, spreading the meme (Jay Rosen) http://tinyurl.com/qvkchu

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Noted: NYC Resistor - Electronics, Hacking, Classes, and Workspace. http://tinyurl.com/3ateyq

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Noted: Shapeways | passionate about creating http://www.shapeways.com/

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Noted: Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY http://tinyurl.com/hfzfj

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Noted: The 4Cs Social Media Framework (Gauravonomics) via @echoditto http://tinyurl.com/oozgxe

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@Frauenfelder Future of “making”: Expansion of maker communities, improved fabrication tools, new sources of cheap materials. #wv09

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@Frauenfelder Why make stuff? Expression of individuality, connection to hand-crafted things, remaking old things, beauty, necessity. #wv09

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@Frauenfelder “Making” fell out of favor in the 1960s due to cheap goods and a perception of crafting as “domestic drudgery.” #wv09

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@Frauenfelder From makers by necessity (farmers) to making as hobby (Hugo Gernsbeck, farther of hobby magazines) #wv09

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@Frauenfelder (Make magazine) #wv09 keynote: The Rise of Modern Making.

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@Frauenfelder (Make magazine) #wv04 keynote: The Rise of Modern Making.

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@SteveGehlen Challenges for online media: inadequate budget, time, prioritzation, and consensus; low concern for usability, outcomes. #wv09

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@SteveGehlen Trend toward breaking Internet strategy out of marketing and IT. #wv09

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@SteveGehlen Research on roles and and responsibilities of Internet executives from Internet Strategy Forum http://bit.ly/Ci4am #wv09

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RT @derekfromson:@erictpeterson new Firefox plug-in for Twitter.com users that helps you analyze your followers. http://bit.ly/199HuY #wv09

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Eric Peterson: Not everyone is influential in Twitter. It’s not about number of followers. Signal + generosity + velocity + clout. #wv09

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Eric Peterson: New class of online influencers driving traffic and awareness. http://www.twitalyzer.co… #wv09

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Eric Peterson: Web analytics data and information is useless without insights and recommendations that improve business processes. #wv09

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Eric Peterson: For every $ you invest in analytics technology (incl. equivalence for free services), spend one $ for staff. #wv09

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Noted: Beware the Social Media Charlatans (PC World) http://tinyurl.com/r7yj6s

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Noted: The Way We’ll Work - The Future of Work (Time) via @derekfromson http://tinyurl.com/r89fot

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RT @ashbean @stephelhajj: Beware the social media charlatans: http://bacn.me/6eg #wv09

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@wryanturner. “Stop thinking about tools, think about what you want to accomplish.” Thinking about software worst place to start. #wv09

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RT @derekfromson:@vanessafox Google’s Wonder Wheel feature now available in results under Show Options. http://bit.ly/f7PQq #wv09 #wvc15

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RT @joshuajabbour: Universal design is not about interfaces for “access,” but making your main interface usable by _everyone_ #wv09 #wvc16

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@wryanturner: Measure social media not to improve marketing, but to improve business decisions. #wv09

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@wryanturner: “Assign dollar values to online behaviors.” JC: for college, track leads to, say, matriculated students. #wv09

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@wryanturner. Peter Drucker: “Purpose of a business is to create value for its customers, and the reward for doing so it profit.” #wv09

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@wryanturner. Understand the ecosystem. Amplify advocates for the org; persuade influencers to pay attention. Coordinate properties. #wv09

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@wryanturner. For great strategy, start by identifying all business objectives and user objectives. Find alignment. http://www.zaaz.com/

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@wryanturner: Not how loudly people comment, but the nuance and staying power of the conversation. #wv09

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@wryanturner: Quality over quality. American Express http://membersproject.com. REI added customer reviews http://rei.com #wv09

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@wryanturner: Not number of posts, videos, or users (output). Rate of meaningful and valuable participation. #wv09

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@wryanturner: How do you create more meaningful connections over time, providing self-reinforcing value? #wv09

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@wryanturner: Successful online services create the most value. Not how much stuff you have, or how well people listen to you. #wv09

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@wryanturner: People don’t want to connect with each other online, they want value, they want to participate in meaningful ways. #wv09

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@wryanturner: Let’s move past “social media”. The Web IS a social medium. It’s about participation, not tools. People. Relationships. #wv09

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@wryanturner: Think strategically, understand users, align with brand, create value, plan for ongoing work. #wv09

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#wv09 session: Creating meaning, creating value. Measuring design. http://bit.ly/12qx1P

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@jmspool: Spend time watching people use a design. Identify the things that frustrate them. Solve those problems first. Repeat. #wv09

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Spool: Not about money, methodologies, dogma. Focus on great tricks and techniques and observing how people really use UX (iteration) #wv09

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Spool: Look at what people really want to do. #wv09

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RT @morganpdx: Jared Spool’s Inuit friend asked him if it’s true that programmers have 30 words for ‘bug’. #wv09

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Spool: Be sure to include “inukshuk” content: personal and meaningful. “Likeness of a real person.” http://bit.ly/fhnCx

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Spool: Organizations that are risk-averse produce crap. #wv09

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Spool: Good judgement comes from experience, and good experience comes from bad judgements. Seeking source. #wv09

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Spool: In the last six weeks, have you rewarded a team member for creating a major design failure? #wv09

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Spool: In the last six weeks, have you spent more than 2 hours watching someone use either your design or a competitor’s? #wv09

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Spool: Can everyone on the team describe the experience of using your design will be 5 years from now? #wv09

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Spool: Core attributes for successful user experience design teams: vision, feedback, culture #wv09

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Spool: No evidence that templates result in quality designs. #wv09

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Spool: Use a big, rich toolbox and know how to get the most out of the tools. #wv09

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Jared Spool: Great user experience teams value technique over dogma. http://bit.ly/pSdHp #wv09.

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Noted: The Art of Writing Great Twitter Headlines (Copyblogger) http://tinyurl.com/cthkh4

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RT @derekfromson: Jared Spool’s latest column: The better the web design, the more invisible it becomes: http://bit.ly/XhZ9f.

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Choosing sessions for #wv09. Multiple good options for each.

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RT @derekfromson:@jmspool Design for scent of information. As scent gets stronger, user gets more confident about click path. #wv09

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RT @derekfromson:@jmspool #wv09 Home page = hotel lobby. At check in, want 2 get 2 ur room. No desire 2 hang out in lobby (home page).

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Seniors: The Senior Survey is on the Garnet Gateway - take the survey and give Bates your parting thoughts!

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Noted: News: Extra, Extra, Go to WWW… (Inside Higher Ed) http://tinyurl.com/r72jz7

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Noted: Study: ‘Confuse-reframe’ sales pitch works (UPI.com) http://tinyurl.com/obha8a

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Wordcloud from bios of followers: http://twittersheep.com/… (via @jayrosen_nyu)

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@lonniehodge One reason I tweet: to learn what’s important to New Media students in China! Please talk amongst yourselves.

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@checkmark: My one conference this year is @webvisions @wv09. Have fun in Boston.

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Noted: Searching Twitter for Fun and Profit (HighEdWebTech) http://tinyurl.com/prsryk

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Bryan: “The best answer to bad speech is more speech.” Seeking source. http://bit.ly/C5mNW? #nitle

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How to both support the college brand (controlled) and also encourage freedom of voice #nitle

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Lafayette is investigating BuddyPress for a second phase deployment after basic MU. #nitle

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Lafayette is rolling out WordPress MU for students. Challenge is getting people to create content. #nitle

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Lafayette recently hired a new VP of communications, with hopes for more efforts into social media. #nitle

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Allegheny trains students on editorial and content styles. Trust students as college spokespeople. Keep a close eye. @mrichwalsky

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At Allegheny, public affairs office is stewarding use across campus. Best results with custom content, i.e., Flickr > Twitter. @mrichwalsky

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Facebook and Twitter started out as experimental at Allegheny College. Now planning for year-long theme on social change. @mrichwalsky

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“What activities has your campus undertaken to use social media in campus outreach?” #nitle

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RT @mrichwalsky: Participating in NITLE Listening Session.

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Noted: A List Apart: Articles: Community: From Little Things, Big Things Grow http://tinyurl.com/4l7f3m

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Noted: ArtScope | Explore Modern Art (SFMOMA via TidBITS) http://tinyurl.com/cto5sj

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RT @TrentGear: “Ahhh I got into university! Bates College here I come!”

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