A contemplative weekend, given all the ruckus around the World Series and Halloween. Much afoot, and I’ll get right to it…to the Links:
The Data Bubble II (Searls) Written in part as a response to my Identity and The Independent Web, Doc takes issue with one of my conclusions. This should be a good ongoing conversation. I agree entirely that so far, consumers are not really emopowered in a way I presume, and perhaps many of you do as well, we should be. Is there no market for that empowerment? I think there is.
All Brands Are Politicians (Searchblog) Related. My musings on what happens when data transparency crosses with social issues. It’s coming…
Why Twitter’s C.E.O. Demoted Himself (NYT) Ev will be on stage with me at Web 2 in two weeks. And I don’t think he’s bad on stage at all. I’m not sure why the article presumes that.Good piece of history, though.
Google’s Real Problem – GTD? (GigaOm) There is always another side to the story. This post notes top talent is leaving, and it’s because they can’t get things done at Google. Then again, each person is different, and Google is not a startup anymore.
Demand Media’s IPO Is on Deck, With Amended Filing (ATD) A lot is riding on this IPO, which I break down in this post.
AOL’s Homepage Revamp Aims For TV Network Model (paidContent) Ah, if only marketers spent online the way they do in network TV. Not. Going. To Happen.
Twitter Added 30 Million Users In The Past Two Months (TC) That’s a lot.
FM’s program of the day is the XBox sponsorship of TweetMeme’s gaming channel.
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