Monthly Archives: June 2010

David Kirkpatrick’s book — three sentence reaction

I finished reading David Kirkpatrick’s The Facebook effect a second time; I took many notes and compiled them —ten page worth— but I’ll blog them progressively, to avoid dispersing the attention. First, it’s an essential book to read: so much, … Continue reading

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Clay Shirky on KQED

I wanted to use Clay Shirky’s promotional tour of his latest book as a pretext to criticise his work, but… he is really good. It’ll let you listen if you want to save on your book budget. Three elements in … Continue reading

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Mickael Arrington interviews David Kirkpatrick

Mickael Arrington interviewed David Kirkpatrick about his latest book: a very interesting conversation, less simplistic and as funny as his subsequent blog post where he compares Kirkpatrick to a teenager in love. The complicity between tech journalist is interesting—and characteristic … Continue reading

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Eye candy in lieu of an update

There’s this idea I’ve been rummaging for quite some time: Facebook could actually be the Open Social Graph that mention the Scriptures (en lieu of Diaspora, OSW, Buzz 3P structure, AppleSeed) — except the best way to open is to … Continue reading

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I’m late, I’m lost and on the right track

For the last two months, […] none of the expert made sense to me: […] people estimate the service from their direct experience. Usability is key, fast rendering reassuring, and you assume that those you see in your timeline are those who take interest in yours. Continue reading

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