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Stowe Boyd
I am made greater by the sum of my connections, and so are my connections
Interests: web 2.0, real time communication, blogging, social media, flow, social tools, social networking
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I think you meant 'snowcloning'.
Disqus Raises $10 Million, Doubles in Size Despite Facebook Comments "Disqus, which this week celebrates four years of existence, raised the $10 million with North Bridge and Union Square Ventures. In its blog post today, the company said that it's... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2011 at /Message
Stowe Boyd wants you to use Dropbox to sync and share files online and across computers.Get started here.- The Dropbox Team To stop receiving invites from Dropbox, click here © 2010 Dropbox Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2010 at /Message
Adam Bryant interviewed John Chambers recently, and the talk showed how important it is for leaders to adopt new tools if the company is going to move ahead: Q. How has your leadership style evolved over time? A. I’m a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2010 at /Message
Social Recommendations When news breaks we are turning to search engines less and less. We are turning to each other and the real time results of social networks more and more. For breaking news I know that I’ll find a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2010 at /Message
- Nick Bilton, ‘Controlled Serendipity’ Liberates the Web Another purveyor of fine content is Maria Popova, who calls this curating “controlled serendipity,” explaining that she filters interesting links to thousands of strangers out of her thirst for curiosity. Mrs. Popova... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2010 at /Message
Andrew Hyde is the newest (but not the only, or last) to drop out of the social geolocation wave: Yesterday I checked in for my last time. I’m done. No more BrightKite, FourSquare or Gowalla. I was an early user... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2010 at /Message
Tremendously fascinating study by the Pew Project For Excellence In Journalism, details the news reporting in Baltimore during a certain week. Aside from looking at the distribution and number of the news stories created and how they were circulated online,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2010 at /Message
The New York Times has confirmed that it will be moving to a fee-based, 'metered' model on its website in 2011. For those of us in the tech industry, we will immediately recognize this as the 'freemium' business model, which... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2010 at /Message
John Hagel, the noted business writer and management consultant argues in his recently released “Shift Index” that we’re in the midst of “The Big Shift.” We are shifting from a world where the key source of strategic advantage was in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2010 at /Message
Why is New York City a good place for startups? I think New York is a very entrepreneurial city first and foremost and I think it always has been--going back to when it was originally settled. There's always been a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2010 at /Message
The average young American now spends practically every waking minute — except for the time in school — using a smart phone, computer, television or other electronic device, according to a new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Those ages... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2010 at /Message
I am happy to announce that I will be working with 90:10, a confederation of brilliant advisors and consultants, led by my old friend David Cushman Stowe Boyd joins 90:10 The 90:10 Group is delighted to announce global social tools... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2010 at /Message
This evening Facebook began testing what appears to be their version of Twitter’s retweet feature: “via”. On any article shared by your friend, you can click on “Share” and when you post the article to your profile, Facebook will now... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2010 at /Message
Yes, I looked that over. It's much like what the Tweak My Tweet format is, which relies on hashtags and English, or some other natural language, for keywords.
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Rachel - I agree strongly that any Emergency Codes system has to be simple, and those in the crisis response business need to know about it in advance. One of the things that Microsyntax.org is going to do is create in detail help pages, with examples, and we can translate those into the major languages in advance. It would be great if you could hook me up with the folks at Ushahidi and Wendy Harman, once the current crisis is over.
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A number of folks working with Project Epic are scrambling to devise a workable microsyntax to help with disaster relief in Haiti. Project EPIC has a larger charter, but this Haitian response is directly in its area of focus, for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2010 at /Message
A number of folks working with Project Epic are scrambling to devise a workable microsyntax to help with disaster relief in Haiti. Project EPIC has a larger charter, but this Haitian response is directly in its area of focus, for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2010 at /Message
My friend David Cushman has announced a series of Social Business Awards, to recognize the best and most innovative social tools and their application: Social business innovation: Efficiency and tranformation through the use of social tools. We have the best... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2010 at /Message
The term 'social business' has several meanings. Nobel laureate Mohammed Yunus and others within the non-profit and charitable sector use it in this sense: A social business is a non-loss, non-dividend company designed to address a social objective. The profits... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2010 at /Message
Once upon this planet Earth, Lived a man of humble birth, Preaching love and freedom For his fellow man. He was dreaming of the day Peace would come to Earth to stay, And he spread this message All across the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2010 at /Message
Yes, I will address that confusion in another post.
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2010 on Defining Social Business at /Message
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www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=621599484 - Why is it sexist?
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2010 on Secrecy, Privacy, Publicy at /Message
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I have been fooling with Postrank, and finding it a very useful way to gauge the impact that my /Message posts are having. I wish the follwong table was the result of javascript, but I manually pulled posts ranked 7.0... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2010 at /Message