Top keynote speech presentations/ videos of 2009

Trends in the Living Networks

Other 2009 summary posts. Top blog posts of 2009: 6 on Twitter and the media. Top blog posts of 2009: Enterprise 2.0 Top blog posts of 2009: The future. Fourth in my series of summary blog posts from 2009 is selected presentations and videos from keynote speeches I've delivered this year (plus, at the end, my list of speaking topics for 2010). Profiting from Technology Trends: Growth Summit 2009 View more presentations from rossdawson.

Top blog posts of 2009: The future

Trends in the Living Networks

A syndrome to help understand society in 2009. Third in my series of my blog posts that have attracted the most interest this year, on the general topic of the future. (I I haven't included any of my presentations - I'll select some of these to put in another post.). Wealth Adaptation Syndrome (WAS): a defining malaise of our times and the opportunities that stem from it. Why traditional conferences are dying and how unconferences and audience participation are the future of events.

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Top blog posts of 2009: Enterprise 2.0 and organizational effectiveness

Trends in the Living Networks

Continuing my series of my blog posts that have attracted the most interest in 2009, here is my selection of 10 posts on Enterprise 2.0 and organizational effectiveness. Why ‘critical mass’ is intensely relevant to Enterprise 2.0 user adoption. What the diffusion curve means for Enterprise 2.0 adoption initiatives. Enterprise 2.0: Competitive differentiation occurs at the intersection of technology and culture. The harder it is to implement Enterprise 2.0,

Top blog posts of 2009: 8 Perspectives on Influence

Trends in the Living Networks

Other 2009 summary posts. Top blog posts of 2009: 6 on Twitter and the media. Top blog posts of 2009: Enterprise 2.0 Top blog posts of 2009: The future. Top keynote speech presentations/ videos of 2009. and organizational effectiveness. And one more summary of my blog posts that have attracted the most interest this year, this time on the topic of influence, which has become very central to my interests and research.

Top blog posts of 2009: 6 on Twitter and the media

Trends in the Living Networks

At this time of year it's good to look back at the blog posts I've written and see what is most interesting. Some have got quite a lot of attention, other posts I liked got passed over. Having looked through my blog posts, the most useful approach seems to be by topics. I'll start with a list of six posts on Twitter and the media , including some embeds. Twitter on ABC TV - the impact on politics, media and socializing.

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Top Sites Running Drupal : spf13.com

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Mon Dec 21, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Top Sites Running Drupal. Image via Wikipedia. Drupal is a very powerful Content Management Solution.

Agile in 2008 to Twitter, Cloud Computing and Publishing in 2009.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Monday, January 05, 2009. Agile in 2008 to Twitter, Cloud Computing and Publishing in 2009. In 2009, I will continue writing on agile but will largely focus on roles, responsibilities, and processes on the periphery. So on to 2009. ▼ 2009. (36). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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At current growth rates everyone in the world will have a Twitter account by December 21 2009!

Trends in the Living Networks

Using the same methodology as my At current growth rates everyone in the US will have a Twitter account by August 22 2009! Everyone in the world will have a Twitter account by December 21 2009! ComScore has just released global Twitter usage figures for March, showing a 95% growth in the month to 19.1 million visitors. blog post from last week (extrapolating current exponential growth rates). which will be a nice Christmas present for the Twitter founders).

2009 is the year of influence – tap the power (on 19 May)!

Trends in the Living Networks

This is the year influence shifts to center stage. Wherever I go people are talking about influence. Meanwhile companies are rapidly shifting their marketing resources to tap the power of influence. There are several primary drivers for the rise of influence: * The democratization of media , which gives everyone a channel to propagate theirs or others’ opinions. Peer trust , which places far greater faith in individuals than corporate advertising and marketing. *

Dell is issuing a security patch for hundreds of computer models going back to 2009

The Verge

Dell has released a security patch that fixes a security vulnerability affecting many Dell computers going back to 2009, along with instructions on how to install it if your computer is affected ( via threatpost ). Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge.

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Checking Vendor References : spf13.com

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Fri Dec 11, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Checking Vendor References. One task that should be part of every IT managers is performing reference checks on potential vendors. A vendor reference check goes beyond the sales pitch to reveal the true nature of a product or company. If youâ??re

Dell issues high-priority security patch for hundreds of machines dating back to 2009

TechSpot

The patch addresses an "insufficient access control vulnerability" present in the dbutil_2_3.sys sys driver, which can be found on Windows-equipped Dell systems with user-installed firmware update packages. Not all Dell machines are affected, but many are; 380, to be precise

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At current growth rates everyone in the US will have a Twitter account by August 22 2009!

Trends in the Living Networks

ComScore has just announced that the number of Twitter users in the US went up by 131% in March. At this rate, everyone in the US will have a Twitter account by August 22 of this year. In other news, CNN (which just acquired CNNbrk ) and Ashton Kutcher are battling it out to be the first to reach one million followers. With many million of synapses now firing frantically, the global brain is finally awakening …. Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0

Facebook Meets Twitter & FriendFeed : spf13.com

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Fri Mar 27, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Facebook Meets Twitter & FriendFeed. Image via CrunchBase. For the past few months Facebook has been obsessed with Twitter. s easy to see why. Twitter is addicitve. Many twitter users are constantly on twitter.

Vim Plugins: NERD Commenter

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The NERD Commenter is an indispensable tool when programming in VIM. It understands like a zillion different file types and properly comments each. It can handle single line, multi line, partial line commenting as well as nesting. If you’re programming in VIM you really should be using it. It is simple enough to use. Most commands are mapped to ,c[character]. The command you are probably going to use the most is ,c which intelligently toggles a comment on or off

Top Sites Running Drupal

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Image via Wikipedia Drupal is a very powerful Content Management Solution. Many other organizations both large and small have found it to be a perfect platform for managing their website including some Fortune 100 companies. I decided to compile a list of some of the more notable organizations running drupal. This list is not exhaustive, but intended to demonstrate top site powered by drupal. If you know other top sites also powered by drupal, please list them in the comments below

54% US Companies Ban Social Media. and That's Fine : spf13.com

SPF13

Fri Oct 16, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. 54% US Companies Ban Social Media. and That's Fine. According to a study commissioned by Robert Half Technology , an IT staffing company, 54 percent of U.S. companies say theyâ??ve

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Ranking Social Media : spf13.com

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Wed Sep 30, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Ranking Social Media. In business itâ??s s common to use sales as a metric to determine success. Songs, albums, books and movies are all ranked on â??best best sellerâ?? charts. While this isnâ??t

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Five reasons why Turkey is one of the hottest Internet markets in the world

Trends in the Living Networks

Last week I gave the opening keynote at IPZ2009 Interactive Marketing Summit in Istanbul. Here are my slides for my keynote on the Future of Interactive Marketing. It was a fantastic event, the fourth annual IPZ conference organized by Günseli Özen Ocako?lu lu and Hakan Senbir of Marketing & Management Institute, which publishes a range of leading magazines including Marketing Türkiye.

Vim Plugins: snipMate

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Why use it It’s super easy to use It has tons of snippets It’s pretty well compatible with TextMate snippets for easy portability Dynamic variables, for all the times you use the same string multiple times It’s really easy to define your own snippets It’s better than anything else out there, trust me I’ve tried them all Sometimes a video works better to explain things. check out this video snipMate

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Fountainhead: Profiling questions nobody's asking re: cloud.

Fountainhead

Tuesday, May 12, 2009. May 15, 2009 at 7:24 AM. May 16, 2009 at 9:23 PM. May 27, 2009 at 2:09 AM. ▼ 2009. (50). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Profiling questions nobodys asking re: cloud applications. I find it odd that so much is being written about defining cloud terminology, cloud operation, and cloud construction.

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Fountainhead: Join me at NYCs cloud computing expo

Fountainhead

Friday, February 13, 2009. Yours-truly will be one of the speakers at the Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in NY March 30-April 1, 2009. ▼ 2009. (50). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Join me at NYCs cloud computing expo. They have a very awesome agenda , including a keynote from Werner Vogels, Amazons CTO.

Apple's iconic presentations : spf13.com

SPF13

Thu Nov 12, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Apple's iconic presentations. Image via CrunchBase. Recently a book came out The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience. Jobs has mastered the art of presenting.

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Mastering the Command Line

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If you use *nix, no doubt you’ve spent some time on the command line. Here are a few of the most helpful tricks you can use in the bash shell to really optimize your time, impress your friends, and make everyone else feel inferior… not to mention become more productive. People familar with the command line can usually work considerably faster (for most tasks) than you can through a gui

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The 10 TENsions That Will Define 2010

Trends in the Living Networks

Many companies and workers are now daring to be optimistic as they put 2009 behind them, look forward to opportunities, and worry about getting left behind if things improve rapidly. While many lost their jobs in 2009, sparking a rise in home-based work such as direct selling, many others gave up self-employment to return to the workforce. Literally hundreds of newspapers around the world have shut their doors in 2009.

Scaling Web Sites (LAMP) : Top Resources

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Image via Wikipedia Luckily it’s 2009 and there have been a bunch of successful websites that have had to deal with large scalability challenges. Many have been kind enough to share their knowledge with the world. Here is a list of the best books, articles, presentations and practices from the likes of Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and more. Books Building Scalable Web Sites Building, scaling, and optimizing the next generation of web applications by Cal Henderson

Does Seth Godin Get It? : spf13.com

SPF13

Tue Nov 24, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Does Seth Godin Get It? Earlier this week Seth Godin. announced his first presence on twitter with the post Delivering blogs via Twitter. You can receive instant daily updates of this blog by following @thisissethsblog.

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Engaging Employees : spf13.com

SPF13

Wed Dec 2, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Engaging Employees. There is one trait that if possessed can virtually ensure success, the ability to nurture a culture of engaged workers. Engaged workers do work harder or longer, but thatâ??s

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My Own Private Blogathon : spf13.com

SPF13

Mon Sep 28, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. My Own Private Blogathon. Someone once said a goal is a dream until you write it down â?¦ in your blog and tell the world about it. In an effort to focus on blogging a bit more frequently IÂ have decided to start a blogathon beginning today.Â

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Web 2.0 Conference in SecondLife - CIO Musings

CIO Musings

Thursday, March 12, 2009. is very happy to announce the creation of MuniGovCon09 - a virtual conference to be held April 10, 2009 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST. April 5, 2009 at 11:03 PM. April 5, 2009 at 11:34 PM. CIO Musings - Life as a Public Sector CIO. A blog about things that interest me as a Chief Information Officer (CIO) working for a local government. Primarily focused on technology, leadership and some of my recreational pursuits.

The top 10 trends for the 2010s: the most exciting decade in human history

Trends in the Living Networks

The very challenging year of 2009 that we are preparing to bid farewell to helped to tear up the fairly linear progress of the first decade of the century. In his excellent book The Meaning of the 21st Century , James Martin asks when in human history you would most like to be alive. For me there is no question that it is now. The coming decade will be the most exciting in human history.

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How I Blog : spf13.com

SPF13

Wed Oct 7, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. How I Blog. Not surprisingly, given my semi random content, I arrive at my posts a few different ways. I better write this down or Iâ??ll ll never remember it. These posts are the result of a rather frustrating night of problem solving.

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The Death of Search : spf13.com

SPF13

Fri Oct 9, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. The Death of Search. Social media will be the next innovation in the most unlikely of places, search ( leveraging the community to scale infinitely ).

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Windows 7 launch notes : spf13.com

SPF13

Tue Oct 20, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Windows 7 launch notes. I was fortunate to be able to attend the Microsoft Launch Developer Preview meeting in NYC. Microsoft is holding these all over the country to prepare IT and developers for the upcoming launch.

The next generation of computer interfaces will bring together the physical and digital worlds

Trends in the Living Networks

For many years I have believed that our everyday interfaces with computers are deeply limited, and that creating more effective interfaces is central to our future. In my 2002 book Living Networks I selected Interfaces as one of the three key enablers that would bring the networks to life. Pranav Mistry of MIT Media Lab's SixthSense has made his mission integrating our gestures in the physical world with the digital world.

Analyzing and Improving Conversion : spf13.com

SPF13

Fri Oct 2, 2009. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Analyzing and Improving Conversion. Image by LollyKnit via Flickr. Conversion is one of those core metrics that every business depends on and strives to improve.

7 security practices you need to follow

SPF13

Some of this may seem like a broken record, yet every single time you hear about a bank losing millions of customer data, or a company having a security breach they consistently have failed to implement and enforce the most basic security practices. Here are 7 simple security practices that you cannot afford to not follow. Secure pass phrases Throw away the notion of a password. Pass phrases consisting of multiple words and symbols are considerably more secure and easy to remember

Secure Automated, Key Based SSH

SPF13

SSH is great and secure… Unless you need to automate it. Then it sucks because your only options are to create a passwordless key, or login add your key to ssh-agent, stay logged in forever. Here’s a quick guide to having the best of both worlds. A Secure SSH Connection that can be used in automated scripts. with the single catch, that upon reboot you need to re-enter your key’s password ) Create and Distribute your Key

The Importance of Focus

SPF13

Imagine if Apple, Disney, Microsoft, etc had chased every oppotunity that they came across. One thing is certain, you wouldn’t recognize their name today. Each of these companies was successful because of extreme focus around a central vision. As Bill Cosby said. “I I don’t know the key to success but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.” Bill Gates achieved monumental success with Microsoft, and attributes “focus” as the key to his success

Fascinating interview with Steve Jobs and Bill Gates

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In 2007, All Things Digital held a fascinating interview with both Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. The interview runs long and is spread out over multiple clips. I’ve only included the first handful here. Watch the rest on youtube. It’s clear that they have a reasonably good relationship and clearly know each other well. They have a genuine and sincere respect for each other. It’s amazing how firm a grasp both have on the industry as a whole

Getting Started With Drupal

SPF13

Drupal is a very powerful content management solution. It powered an earlier version of this website as well as zoopframework.com. Drupal is a relatively easy to use system, but there are a few key concepts that you really need to understand in getting started. I often find that webcasts are fantastic resources for instruction. I recently helped a non-techie friend setup a drupal site and was surprised at how many (really bad) drupal videos existed online

Checking Vendor References

SPF13

One task that should be part of every IT managers is performing reference checks on potential vendors. A vendor reference check goes beyond the sales pitch to reveal the true nature of a product or company. If you’re not performing reference checks you are susceptible of falling prey to a slick sales pitch with nothing but trouble behind it. Vendors only provide the customers they are certain will give a glowing endorsement

A Better Follow Friday

SPF13

Follow Friday is a common practice on Twitter where many people spend friday posting things like #FF @aplusk @guykawasaki … This practice is distracting at best and fails to accomplish the single purpose it intends. Follow friday began as way to share lesser known twitter users with your community. A great idea that quickly grew out of control. I propose a better implementation that will not only accomplish the original intent but will do so in a non-distrcting manner by leveraging twitter list

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