Reflections on 2008

Not a time for me to write a weighty post on the last day of 2008. No predictions, no recommendations – you have lots of choices for those things – just some reflections on people, places and events during this year that have influenced and informed my own thinking in many ways, not only to do with my strong interest in business, communication and technology. And so I offer you my Impressions of 2008 and some influences, a short video…

FIR Cut: Blubrry lifeline for Podango customers, introduces Powerpress plugin

Overflow from FIR #409 on December 29, 2009. News That Fits: “About a year ago, as an experiment,  I uploaded some audio onto Podango […]” Podango Warns That The End Is Near Podango Won’t Make It to 2009 and Neither Will Your Data Podango Podcasters 30 Free Days of Media Hosting Blubrry Powerpress Podcast Plugin from RawVoice Powerpress: A viable alternative to Podpress Download this podcast (4.24Mb, 9:09) If you want to automatically receive FIR Cuts as they’re published, subscribe…

The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #409: December 29, 2008

Content summary: ‘Get well soon’ wishes to Chip Griffin and Jason Falls; the Shorty Awards; from Singapore, Michael Netzley discusses recent events in Australia, Papua, and China; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; News That Fits: state of the Twittersphere report, do people want Twitter to have ‘search by authority’?, FedEx best practice mixing internal and external communications; listeners’ comments discussion; music from 20 Reasons Taken; and more. Get FIR: Download the MP3 file (28.6Mb, 62:34) Subscribe to the RSS…

When God asks

Could be someone’s epitaph. It couldn’t be mine: I have less than 12,500. :) Great contemporary geek cartoon by Oliver Widder who draws at Geek and Poke. Discovered via Smashing magazine and their terrific showcase yesterday of 50 Beautiful Examples of Comic Strip Art.

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