Wikipedia sucks. Why do I say this? Obviously I’ve just had yet another
bad experience with the self-professed Gods who “manage” the
encyclopaedia. But before I bore you with the Data as a Service controversy
(ooh, that sounds exciting, doesn’t it!?), let’s take a look at just why
Wikipedia sucks quite so badly.
Who wants to be a Wikipedia moderator? Why would you want to do it? How
would you find the time? Why would you be bothered? Here are the reasons:
1) You want to contribute something of value to the human race: knowledge.
A noble thought. But why not just contribute in the normal way? Because
you are a prolific contributor and want to feel a little important.
2) You have a burning hatred of “spammers” and pranksters who leave their
trail of junk contributions and links wherever they go. You fight the good
fight and think of yourself as a crusader aga... (more)
So, ‘fess up. Who still doesn’t “get” Twitter?
This blog post derides Twitter, saying: “Did you lose your minds? Get a
job. Are you that bored?” Well, I have a job, and that job’s in PR – a
sector where Twitter is invaluable (hey, you can follow me if you like…
The gauntlet has been thrown down and I’m picking it up. Here are five
reasons why Twitter’s great. Much kudos to the “PR Warrior” for his
great post, which I have stolen from somewhat.
Five things you can do with Twitter right now:
1. Win friends…
Public relations depends on meeting people. It’s ridicu... (more)
So the wires are aflame with the news that Microsoft and Yahoo have “joined
forces” in a 10-year search and advertising deal.
Search and destroy
Let’s be clear on this one: Microsoft isn’t partnering with Yahoo. It’s
devouring it. It’s gobbling it up whole like a party snack before moving
onto its next conquest. The argument, of course, is that not having to fund
search will save Yahoo “hundreds of millions of dollars.”
Well done. If Nike halted the production of shoes it would save itself
hundreds of millions of dollars too. The only drawback being they’d have
bugger-all to sell... (more)
Cloud Computing on Ulitzer
Mention cloud computing to a business hack and you’re more likely to be
given a restraining order than an interview.
“Not cloud computing,” they’ll groan. “But while you’re on the
phone, does your client have a life-threatening illness and live in the
Or something like that. But apart from what’s perceived as massive
over-hype, cloud computing’s got real problems. A lot of people don’t
know what it means. Even more think it somehow sprang up overnight to save
small businesses everywhere, when the reality is that it’s a term
describing m... (more)
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