The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #388: October 13, 2008

Content summary: Shel’s at the Ragan SAS conference; new FIR Interview posted; winners of the FIR Listener contest announced; Michael Netzley discusses the Geek Dinner and Conferences in Asia; News That Fits – transparency and authenticity in communicating the impact of the financial crisis, your hotel on an iPod Touch with Runtriz, AIG’s bad press over its high-priced retreat, survey: employees not hackers cause most corporate data loss; Sallie Goetsch reports; FIR Friendfeed Room round-up; news about Thursday’s show; music from Brightwood; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for October 13, 2008: A 55-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and almost live from Concord, California, USA.


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So, until Thursday October 16…

(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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