Innovation

The future of digital media

An interesting interview about the characteristicsof digital media vs "old media."  The changes suggest a different sociology of communication and social effects that will be revealed only in the fullness of time.

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Another way to communicate

One of the more strident voices in the discussion of American health care is CodeBlueNow! It appears they’ve taken a new tack in internet communication–online radio. I think it’s worth noting since one of the discussion areas in FISpace is new forms of communication. Anyhoo, they’re hiving their first broadcast this afternoon (1:00 Pacific, 4:00 Eastern) at: http://www.codebluenow.org/radio

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Recommendable watching

A Frontline show on PBS, The Persuaders, is an interesting view of advertising and marketing. Actually it’s kind of scary. The reptilian brain is in control, not the rational brain, and "the persuaders" know how to coax it. Gives some insight about CRM also. If you missed it on PBS you can watch it online at the PBS site.

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Web Publishing for the Individual, Not the Enterprise

There’s an interesting site out there called innovate: journal of online education. It’s oriented to shools and universities, but has some stuff that applies to all educational settings.  Here’s execerpts from an article about an increasing number of situations where web sites need to meet a wide range of user needs rather than a single purpose like 5 years ago. ...

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