Like Facebook, but without all the fun

The newest splash in the “Facebook in the Enterprise” race is a facebook application called “WorkBook” from a company called WorkLight. WorkBook is apparently part of the WorkLight platform, and pricing starts at $10/user/month. Some coverage: WorkLight secures Facebook for enterprises (Dan Farber on ZDNet blog – with a photo) WorkLight enters the Enterprise Facebook […]

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I feel like a star

Kyle Flaherty posted a video compiled largely during the Social Media Breakfast IV earlier this week in Boston: Solving the Challenges of 2008. It includes yours truly (0:42 through about 1:20) babbling on about distributed social networking and the DiSo project. (I didn’t really go prepped to give the elevator pitch for DiSo, but I […]

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Flash, Flex, Open Source?

(Via Alex Russell’s blog I came across Mike Shaver’s “Being Open About Being Closed,” which is an excellent discussion of Adobe’s positioning of the Flash player and Flex in Top 10 Adobe Flex Misconceptions. As Mike points out, the fact that the Tamarin is an open source project, and that various people in the community […]

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Who clicks on Ads?

danah boyd asks the question that’s been on my mind since (at least) the Futures of Entertainment confernce panel on metrics and measurement: Who Clicks on Ads? Advertising is the bread and butter of the web, yet most of my friends claim that they never click on ads, typically using a peacock tone that signals […]

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