The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #213: February 8, 2007

Content summary: Introductions from the guests* (pictured below) at the Atlanta geek dinner; an FIR listener experiences GoToMeeting; John Cass invites you to the New Communications Forum in March; Wikileaks: anonymous wiki for government and corporate whistleblowers; flogs will soon be illegal in the UK; the Olympics and athlete blogging; Google opens up Gmail to all; Dan York reports on FeedShake, Lee Hopkins’ Second Life blog, Podcamp Toronto; listeners’ comments discussion; more from the Atlanta geek dinner; next Monday’s show coming live from New York City; the music; and more.

FIR Atlanta geek dinner, February 7, 2007

(*L-R: Jacqui Chew, Neville Hobson, Ashley Imsand, Wes Gossett, John Patton, Gavin Baker, Hicham Bouani, Shel Holtz, Robert French.)

Show notes for February 8, 2007

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Welcome to For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, a 59:52-minute podcast recorded live from Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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So, until Monday February 12…

(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.

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