- The Importance Of What You Say – Forbes.com
One potent thread in the fabric of reasons why some ideas take off and others don’t is the ability entrepreneurs have to explain to others why they should care. The bigger the idea, the more explaining the world demands. Yet these skills are constantly trivialized in many organizations, leading to dozens of great ideas being rejected, and their creators wondering why lesser rivals with weaker concepts are able to capture people’s imaginations and pocketbooks.
(categories: communication speaking ideas innovation )
- Micro-blogging vs Mega-blogging — Matt Mullenweg
Quote: "I blog when I have something longer to say, like this. I tweet when it’s the lowest friction way to talk to my friends, or get distribution for something longer I did somewhere else… It’s not really a ‘versus,’ it’s an ‘and.’"
(categories: wordpress twitter blogging microblogging communication )
- Harvard study: Computers don’t save hospitals money
Quote: "The problem ‘is mainly that computer systems are built for the accountants and managers and not built to help doctors, nurses and patients,.."
(categories: business health usability innovation )
- Government 2.0: Five Predictions for 2010-12 – O’Reilly Radar
Big data (summarized in the article as ‘always on the record’) and mobile are two of the big winners.
(categories: government2.0 government socialsoftware bigdata mobile )
- Steepster Blog : Brewing a Better Rating System
Really nice UI work on ratings.
(categories: design ui usability ratings slider ux )
- Link tracking and analytics for social media | awe.sm
URL shortening service.
(categories: analytics tracking url socialmedia social twitter stats )