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Gary Vaynerchuk bares his passion — for communities

Kathy Sierra talked about creating passionate users earlier today, but Gary Vaynerchuk talked about creating passionate OWNERS. Vaynerchuk, host of the popular Wine Library TV online video show, worked his way into the hearts of the crowd here at the … Continue reading

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Creating passionate users in the newsroom

Kathy Sierra of Creating Passionate Users is on the mic right now talking about how to engage users and make them passionate about your web app. While Sierra’s talking about software development, I can’t help but think that much of … Continue reading

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Live from Future of Web Apps Miami

The Orlando Sentinel Posse is here in Miami for the 2008 Future of Web Apps Conference, where he hope to figure out how we can peer into the future of web technology and apply it to the media. A few … Continue reading

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BarCamp Orlando is on!

A heads-up, mostly for fellow Floridians: FREE registration for BarCamp Orlando is open today! What is BarCamp? Event organizer Gregg Pollack says it best: BarCampOrlando is a community building event, which happens twice a year to bring together people from … Continue reading

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Digitial Edge Award winners announced

The Newspaper Association of America announced the winners of the 2008 Digital Edge Awards. (Hopefully an Edgie for PolitiFact will help my ol’ pal Matt Waite get over his recent Web host meltdown). And the winners are: This year’s Online … Continue reading

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Future of technology in news symposium in Atlanta

[CORRECTION: That’s FEBRUARY 22-23, not January. Thanks Melissa. Going to go eat a bug now…]  Georgia Tech will be hosting a Feb. 22-23 symposium on the future of technology as it relates to the news industry, featuring speakers such as Google … Continue reading

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Will Sullivan’s four best multimedia news organizations

Famed Journerdist Will Sullivan has put together a useful set of profiles of the four best online and multimedia professional journalism groups. Don’t spend a penny of your pittance of a conference budget before reading Will’s profiles. On his list … Continue reading

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Future of Web Apps conference in Miami

Quick conference opportunity for techies, especially for Floridians and Miami natives such as yours truly: The Future of Web Apps conference is taking place in Miami from February 28 to March 1. The speakers list includes tech-heads from Twitter, Plaxo, … Continue reading

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Au revoir Toronto!

Alas, the trip to lovely Canada comes to an end as Journalistopia is headed back to Orlando, Fla today. The Online News Association conference was a blast, but it couldn’t have been possible without the incredible work put in by … Continue reading

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Viewing the news as data

Live from the ONA conference in Toronto… Adrian Holovaty looks at a photo of the world’s ugliest dog and sees 1s and 0s. Displaying a photo of the hideous animal, Holovaty –the big brain behind ChicagoCrime.org and the Python framework … Continue reading

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Who’s blogging ONA?

Live from the ONA conference in Toronto… Lots of cool folks are now blogging the Online News Association conference: -Amy Webb is writing up a great string of posts on the blogging ethics working group going on right now (I … Continue reading

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Getting started with online data

Live from the ONA conference in Toronto… This shall be the year of the “data center.” Gannett’s online data initiative has hit it big with online news industry types who are now itching to put up databased treats such as … Continue reading

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