TED's spinning beachball of death

Interesting that the TED Talk format has now become so established that it’s capable both of subversion (as above) and [use for advertising](http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/2012/02/ted_talk_from_the_year_2023.html). The format…

The new trusted sources

Really nice summation of the problem with the “people will always turn to trusted brands” idea that many people in traditional media companies cling to as their hope for survival: > The community gathers around its self-created experts, and with little…

#media140 : The Survivors' Club

I’m uncomfortable with some of this panel’s message. There seems to be a distinct undertow of “how do we control the message through Twitter. The examples we’re being given seem to be using Twitter as just another…