In praise of sheepish thought leaders

In praise of sheepish thought leaders
I came across this nifty little post by John Dupuis writing on ScienceBlogs: Questions & answers around thought leadership. You go TEDxLibrarians! Mr. Dupuis catalogs his answers to a series of questions posed to a group of his peers as a daily challenge surrounding thought leadership. As a result, he unwittingly emerges from the flock ...

Transcending Socialization: 8 Ways Social Media is Changing Our Planet

Source: WEB 2 AND MORE › DJ MILLER | It’s no surprise that social media has become an integral part in how people communicate and manage their relationships. Without a doubt, the popularity of social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook has had a major impact in our culture and how people engage with one another. ...

China—Will It Redefine Our Digital Landscape?

Informative and entertaining presentation from a high-flying Brit–no, not that Freddie Laker–obviously enamored with China. This globetrotting Freddie Laker delivered his presentation as part of the SXSWORLD expo. Enjoy…I did.

7 Reasons for the Rise of Mediocrity

Source: RAJESH SETTY | We all are familiar with mediocrity. It’s everywhere and growing rapidly. Here are seven reasons that are contributing to the alarming rise of mediocrity … read more →

The Essential Twitter Dictionary

LAUREN DUGAN > MEDIABISTRO.COM | Whether you’re a Twitter power user or a nervous neophyte, there are some words you’ve just got to know in order to interact on Twitter. We’ve compiled the essential Twitter dictionary so you can tweet with confidence, @mention frequently, and sift through your followers and friends without getting them mixed ...