Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

History of Twitter: The Social Tool at Eight Years

HISTORY OF TWITTER “I don’t get it” …is the phrase I frequently hear when I talk to people about Twitter. This micro-blogging service is one of the more unique and most difficult to explain of the social technologies — a “presence” tool that broadcasts “what are you doing” to friends and strangers alike, anyone who…

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History of Inauguration Day

HISTORY OF INAUGURATION DAY I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. Executive Oath of Office The Constitution of the United States, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8…

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VMworld in Vegas

VMWORLD IN VEGAS This year’s VMworld, at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas September 15-18 looks to be the place where all things virtual will occur. Last year’s event in San Francisco attracted 10,000 attendees, this year’s conference in Las Vegas expects 14,000. The VMworld.com website is using Jive Software’s Clearspace social networking platform —…

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iPhone 2.0 premiers

Christmas came a day early for iPhone Phans. They were expecting the iPhone 2.0 firmware update on July 11, but it became available for download (if you knew where) along with the new MobileMe software (ditto) and early adopters were updating their iTunes software to version 7.7 and examining the new AppStore (discussed below), which…

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iPhone in the Clouds with Diamonds

iPhone and Cloud Computing iPhone represents a phenomenal growth in user-generated data, as Joe Tucci alluded to in his EMC World 2008 keynote, when he said that by 2010: 70% will come from individual creation 85% will become the responsibility of organizations: YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, Google We know that since the advent of the iPhone…

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EMC World: Day 1 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 1 RECAP A full and rich day in the “city by the sand” Las Vegas. I attended a variety of talks during the day, but the best was: Virtualization Technology and Directions offered by David Black, PhD of EMC. He covered a discussion of a variety of virtualization techniques, but spent most…

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Las Vegas and EMC World

LAS VEGAS AND EMC WORLD I’m in Lost Wages, Nevada for the EMC World event being held at Mandalay Bay. The first night’s entertainment, the Goo Goo Dolls. 9300 attendees so far. While I’ll be writing daily about this huge show on this blog, for the first time, another technology will be used to update…

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To Twitter Two Twitters To Tweet

I love movies, and I love the Academy Awards show. I’ve watched it each year for decades, but I did something this last Sunday that I’ve never done before. I tracked comments on the show via Twitter. There were about a thousand “tweets” on subjects related to what people were wearing, what jokes worked or…

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