I’m a modern man

It is hard to be a Modern (Mobile) Man. You need to be flexible, reachable, connected, up to speed and familiar with a gazillion acronyms. You need to master buzz-words and find your way in a jungle of newspeak. You need to throw words like bandwidth, Peta (peta is the new terra), metro sexual, hybrid …

Online communities

Communication 3.0: Web 2.0 as communication toolkit

To leverage the newest techniques and possibilities of Web 2.0, a new way of corporate thinking is necessary. Companies still “think” web 1.0, actually I noticed that some of them are still sending dead pieces of wood around 🙂 . There is a whole new world out there: wiki’s, blogs, viral movies, horizontal influencers, online …

WiFi? Where?

 CeBIT is supposed to be the nec-plus-ultra of exhibitions. And it is in Germany… so you would expect a flawless service. Key for exhibitors and professional visitors is easy internet access. Well, dream on. Trying to get a LAN line to a booth proves to cost an arm and a leg or two. Actually, you …

Corporate blog: Web 2.0 your business

  Technorati teaches us that we are close to 60 million bloggers. Not bad, for an informal online communication tool. Horizontal influencing, community building, online diaries, interactive forums. Cool. Everyone seems to be euphoric on the many virtues of using blogs for reaching out to the online community, but last time I checked, there were not …

Web 2.0? Life 2.0: bring in the robots!

 Where is the time where I, as a read-hungry boy, devoured the books of Isaac Asimov, dreaming of my life as a grown-up in close harmony with friendly robots.  I have not given up dreaming: robots are on their way. An ethical code to prevent humans abusing robots, and vice versa, is being drawn up …

Web 2.0, a definition on request

Well, posting the Web 2.0 video definitely generated a lot of traffic. 🙂 I got a lot of requests on what exactly Web 2.0 stands for. So maybe the video was NOT  that good after all :-(. Web 2.0 is a term that is now widely used to address the new web tendencies including community …

Web 2.0 without words