The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #214: February 12, 2007

Content summary: Come to the New Communications Forum in March; claims of website fraud against Best Buy; avoiding legal loopholes in intranet policy management; developments in the world of wikis; hacking Skype: 25 tips to improve your Skype experience; Linden Lab releases detailed demographic and other information about Second Life, Boomer Esiason Foundation’s activities in Second Life, and Comverse demos Second Life on mobile phones: more reasons for communicators to pay attention; listeners’ comments discussion; news about Thursday’s show; the music; and more.

Show notes for February 12, 2007

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So, until Thursday February 15…

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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.