Doc Searls wanted iPad to have video production features too @dsearls @davewiner @scobleizer #iPad #gillmorGang

Doc had said this on the episode of The Gillmor Gang this past week,  but here is a bit of posting about it. Doc called it New Sony (Hollywood centered)  instead of Old Sony (“the inventive one that owned the high-gloss/high-margin end of the entertainment gear business”)…Apple gave us the entertainment pad rather than something which It would be cool Continue Reading

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Facebook is “The Borg”?

Doc Searls, one of the early bloggers and co-author of what many consider to be the Bible of social networking philosophy,  The Cluetrain Manifesto,  hasn’t been a big fan of Facebook.  I’m with him on that.  There isn’t much conversation that isn’t “water cooler” talk,  and comparing favorites lists.  Even in areas one would think would foster conversation, like “What Continue Reading

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Too much face(book) time

Doc is not impressed with Facebook. Here’s the problem. For me, anyway. I believe the Net is an open place. Same with the Web. I also believe private walled gardens on the Web are fine things. Nothing wrong with them. My problem is when the former starts looking and acting like the latter. And that’s why I’m already tired of Continue Reading

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