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The Cluetrain Manifesto, ten years later

December 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Talents, Innovators

I was at Back Bay Station, waiting for the train to NYC when I noticed a young guy with the Cluetrain Manifesto in his hands. I couldn’t resist asking him of he liked it. “It’s old, but it’s great,” he responded enthusiastically, adding that the authors should give it a new title: “Welcome to the […]

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Social Media: The Revenge of the Internet

October 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of delivering an introductory speech for a great product, ObjectiveMarketer, in front of remarkable executives and CIOs from the European Institutions hosted by Cisco Systems. It’s always a challenge to speak to an extraordinarily knowledgeable audience that is well versed in both technologies and trends, but it is also a rewarding […]

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Say Everything: How Blogging Began, What It’s Becoming, and Why It Matters

July 12th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Talents, Innovators

Just finished Say Everything: How Blogging Began, What It’s Becoming, and Why It Matters by Scott Rosenberg ( the co-founder of It is definitely a must read. Writing present or quasi-present history is a difficult genre and any author will always be suspected of lacking the distance necessary to separate out the wheat from the […]

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