The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #710: July 1, 2013

FIRIntro: Two FIR Interviews posted: with Nick James, and with Tansley Stearns and Brian Rooney ; FIR Speakers & Speeches coming of Neville’s panel at Imperial College London; evening event in London with Brian Solis on July 12; IABC update (conference, David Murray’s post, new interim executive director); Ragan promo;

Quick News: Introducing the NSA-proof font, astroturfing comes to the EU, a week after Instagram’s video launch Vine sharing tanks on Twitter, Second Life turns 10 and may have a second life of its own;

News That Fits: 70% of employees “emotionally disconnected” at work; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore on Huntsworth in Asia, a new documentary telling the story of and Jack Ma, video trends in Asia Pacific; Alastair Campbell explains why the world of PR is changing; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; listener comments; print is not dead; Dan York reports: Happy Canada Day!, Project Loon, O3B Satellites, and more; Yammer and Klout bring social ranks to the workplace;

Music by John Kadlecik; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for July 1, 2013: A 93-minute podcast recorded live from Wokingham, Berkshire, England, and Concord, California, USA.

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So, until Monday July 8…

(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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