Do more with other people’s content

It’s become amazingly easy to audio and video record events. Recognizing this, many events have embraced Creative Commons or a similar principle which allows participants to freely record, excerpt and even publish full recordings of presentations —...

Strange Things Happen

If you can get past the adjective-heavy writing, Stewart Copeland’s book Strange Things Happen: A Life with The Police, Polo and Pygmies has a couple of core messages making it worth the read. CREATIVITY’S A BUFFET Copeland is known first and foremost as...

CrushIt!, passion and the AE formula

If you’re not familiar with WineLibrary.tv, you need to know something. Gary Vaynerchuk is wildly passionate about what he does. I’m talking truly stratospheric passion. He’s harnessed that passion to his energy and drive to turn his family’s...

Yes, and…

One of the challenges I have is finding enough time each day to read. This means that a book like Trust Agents, which would take the casual reader a couple of weeks to read, takes me about three months. Chris Brogan and Julien Smith aren’t just two people...

Tricks of the Podcasting Masters

Tricks of the Podcasting Masters (TotPM) is the latest book about Podcasting. This offering by Rob Walch (Podcast 411) and Mur Lafferty (Geek Fu Action Grip) was released at the beginning of June. In the interest of full disclosure, I haven’t read any of the...