Month: January 2009

Social Media Conference List

The world of social media moves so fast that it’s easy to be confused by what’s new. A good way to keep track of innovations and what’s working is by hitting a local conference. This list from the Socialmedia.biz blog is a handy resource for yearly conference planning.

Scholarships to NTEN Conference

I really like NTEN (check out this article I wrote for them), so I was glad to see they’re giving scholarships to the conference in San Francisco from April 26-28. They’re also collecting unused frequent flyer miles so you might score a free airline ticket as well. Apply at: http://nten.org/ntc-scholarships

The Power (Literally) Behind Google Search

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”713″,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-image”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”style”:””,”width”:”333″,”height”:”500″,”alt”:”251\/365: December 22, 2007″}}]] [Image: Flickr user Ryner12] If you’re anything like me, you hit the Google search anywhere between 100 and 1 million times a day. And, if you’re like me, you don’t give a second thought to how much energy you use up. This article in The London Times quotes physicist Alex Wissner-Gross, …

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