The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #202: January 1, 2007

Content summary: Vote for FIR at Podcast Alley; FIR Skypecast reminder for Jan 13; a handy tip for your New Year’s hangover; revisiting the Microsoft/Edelman laptop Windows Vista issue and listeners’ opinions; the world in 2066 as seen by The Economist; Centiare the directory wiki launches; Michael Hyatt to write his new book on a blog; listeners’ comments discussion; the music; and more.

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Show notes for January 1, 2007

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So, until Thursday January 4…

(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

  1. Gregory Kohs

    Wow. Thanks a million, Shel, for featuring a mini-review of We’re really excited about the possibilities of Semantic MediaWiki being turned loose on corporations, entrepreneurs, and individuals. Wikipedia is really amazing WITHOUT semantic web — imagine a similar project WITH it! I’ll be looking for you to register soon at Centiare and start building out the “PR space”. ;-)

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