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Diateino publishes L’Ere du Contexte, French version of the Age of Context

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

Diateino just published the French translation of The Age of Context by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel: L’Ere du Contexte. Here below is the English version of the preface I wrote for the French audience. When we speak  about the “context” of a phrase or an event, we allude to the circumstances and conditions that […]

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Citizens of Twitterville, Shel Israel is your special correspondent

September 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs

Each culture has its ideal cities, communities, phalanxes, religious, economic or political wonderlands as well as its Fata Morgana kingdoms. We have our own form of utopia, Twitterville. It could have been Twittertown, Twitterburg, Twitterborough or Twitterpolis. No, it’s Twitterville. Shel Israel prefers to use the French suffix ville, derived from the Latin “villa,” an estate on […]

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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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