Panel discussion on starting up business in the new internet era. Kind of just starting.
More to follow.
The difference between Web 2.0 and Web 1.0 is that it takes less people and resources to build a business now because the tools and connectivity are there.
Interstingly, Digg traffic is not sustained traffic, it may drive people there but the content has to appeal to your target audience. Therefore, getting picked up by similar blogs to the content you are providing is more advantageous.
Good talk so far. Basically it is about developing documentation that bridges the customer’s expectation with the technical delivery of the end product. The idea centers around a “story test”. The story test is a boolean test – something either is true or false. Once you have a deliverable that tests “true” to all of the criteria driven by the expectation, you have met that expectation.
I am currently waiting for the first seesion I am interested in – Translating Geek: Executable Documentation.
Right now they are looking around for Power for the projector.
They found power. They came up with a good solution for propping the projector up to the right height – place two folding chairs ontop of each other. The geeks immediately dubbed it a very MinneBar solution.
I am currently at MinneBar, an un-conference happening in the Lowertown area of Saint Paul today. Looks to be a great day with many promising sessions. I plan on trying to live blog the sessions attend (or would that be live tumble?). Therefore, stay tuned right here for updates and please excuse any typos, misspellings and other drawbacks created by quick posting.
ACME Bags Workhorse Style 1500 – ReusableBags.com :
Bethany and I have been discussing getting reusable bags for groceries at Costco and the Co-op. This is a cheap but good looking contender.
Design of the New U.S. e-Passport
The proposed design for new U.S. Passport has to be one of the worst I have seen in years. No one will want to fake it – too ugly.
WordPress – From Install to Pimped Out
Good sugestions here if you have a WordPress blog.
Patti Smith “You Light Up My Life” on “Kids Are People Too” (via postingoldtapes)
This is why I love YouTube. I mean, seriously, where else can you see gems like this. (via jquig99)
Think it. Jott it. Do it.
Now this is cool. Call Jott, talk to the robot, robot turns words into text, robot sends your words as e-mail.
Joshua Blankenship | Notes to Self
Very cool blog design. Even cooler blog idea