• In my last post I talked about how the portability allowed by a platform like Laconica means big things for business.  Now with these tools, each business is able to have it’s own internal micro-blogging platform, and it’s own Lifestream, powered by the people who work there. When looking at how micro-blogging in an internal […]

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  • After listening to the latest episode of FLOSS Weekly I’ve started to get very excited again about the philosophy that’s behind the Identi.ca and Laconica platforms, as well as the possibilities that they provides. And after listening to an interview with him as well, Evan Prodromou (creator of Laconica and Identi.ca) seems like a really […]

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  • The other day I finished reading Keith Ferrazzi‘s book Never Eat Alone, and I have to say that it’s been one of the most enjoyable books I’ve ever read. One of the eye opening parts of the book that really resonated with me had to do with becoming the sort of person that has the […]

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  • What does connecting on different social platforms really mean from platform to platform, and what are the differences?  As we see the online social networking space evolve and more new networks get created, we’re going to have to start paying attention not so much to the feature list of each new network, but more importantly […]

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  • This week I’ll be giving a presentation to students following a series on a new “Enterprising Canada”. It’s an idea that visiting professor at Ryerson, Gerrard Kennedy, came up and has been promoting as a new way of looking at entrepreneurship in Canada. In my perspective, the whole idea can be described as being an […]

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  • For the past 4 days I’ve been thinking a lot about Digital Marketing and some of the ways that students could be introduced to it, and ways to get them excited to learn about it. The web is so pervasive in our everyday living, and we are actively participating everyday in many different conversations: Conversations […]

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  • No Battlestar Love?

    In a room full of 250 people, when asked “Who here watches Battlestar Galactica?” I was the only one to raise my hand.  What’s up with that?

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  • I’m catching a break right now during the day of the Ryerson Business Forum, and thinking of the potential of running a continuous unconference series at Ryerson. The group I’m a part of, SIFE Ryerson, is pretty ahead of the ball in terms of engaging students, and late last month I came up with the […]

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  • I thought it would be a good use of my time to go through my RSS feeds and come up with a list of the ones I found the most useful to me. This was probably a worthwhile activity because out of the 55 feeds that I track, I found I had a hard time […]

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  • To follow up to the last post on 5 ways to get the most out of university, I’ve compiled another list of 4 more specific things you can do to get more value out of your time at university. Thanks to Will and Nick who commented on the last post with some really good points. […]

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