Tag Archives: Web 2.0

State of the Live Web: Technorati

Technorati has its newly named report out. From the post: “In summary: 70 million weblogs About 120,000 new weblogs each day, or… 1.4 new blogs every second 3000-7000 new splogs (fake, or spam blogs) created every day Peak of 11,000 splogs per day last December 1.5 million posts per day, or… 17 posts per second […]

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Online Video Ads: How to

Lost Remote summarizes a study by Dynamic Logic on how to make effective online ads. From Lost Remote: 1. “Still delivered a compelling message with the sound off 2. Made the brand central to the creative (straightfoward) 3. Offered links to additional information online 4. Made use of the companion display ad while playing 5. […]

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Current TV is the Bright Future

I was at a friend’s studio on Monday and we were talking about a project. I asked him if he had seen Current.tv. He has DishTV and gets the channel. We started watching. I had to leave soon thereafter. I went back to his place yesterday, Current was still on. He can’t stop watching. What […]

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The holy trinity of web 2.0

Another great article, this time by Adario Strange – that’s not even a Second Life name;) Adario looks at a number of 06 developments from the neutrality debate to big media’s reaction to social media. But this is the best part: “Currently, the rock stars of this new version of the Internet could almost be […]

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Sam Palmisano’s $100M Bet

The Next Net is reporting that one of the things IBM CEO Sam Pamisano will be talking about at the Second Life event is the winners of the Innovation Jams. The list: “He is putting $100 million into the final ten ideas in the hopes that a few may turn into billion-dollar businesses. Here is […]

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Interview: Jeff Bezos

TechCrunch grabbed Jeff Bezos after the presentation yesterday at the Web 2.0 summit. From the post: “Jeff is emphasizing that new services like Mechanical Turk, Simple Storage Service (S3) and Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) are going to be a key business line for them in the future, and they are planting the seeds now. While […]

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Second Life Stories: Nov 13th, IBM, Amazon and Sun

So I couldn’t keep up with everything last week and need to make sure I have time for everything this week. I may do the “Second Life Stories” as a weekly catch all for things I missed. We’ll see. CNN/Fortune: “No, Second Life is not over hyped“ “Yet Second Life may be more important, longterm, […]

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Sibley Verbeck Interview

I missed this but there is a great interview of Sibley Verbeck in the Electric Sheep Company. In the Grid: Part One “I say that we are building interactive, 3D virtual experiences for real-world companies. Some companies are already used to thinking about the Web 2.0, MySpace, user-generated video on the web, or even videogames, […]

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Electric Sheep Make the New York Times

via We the Sheeple, The Electric Sheep Company is in the latest New York Times article about Second Life. Could there be any more buzz about Second Life? From the Sheeple: “Today however, The Electric Sheep Company has our first mention by name and quotes from CEO Sibley Verbeck. The article, A Virtual World but […]

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Reuters Second Life News Desk

Reuters steps into Second Life with a news bureau that will report on Sl and RL news. From CNET: “Starting on Wednesday, Reuters plans to begin publishing text, photo and video news from the outside world for “Second Life” members and news of Second Life for real world readers who visit a Reuters news site […]

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