Net@night 84

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Episode 84

net@night 84 Socialtext



  • Leo's creation of the TWiT Wiki to allow netcasts to be "searchable" by Google.
    • Mediawiki was the wiki software he decided to use
  • Live streaming and online coverage of the Obama inauguration
    • monitter a real time twitter search, search with various parameters including geographical area.
    • site was live streaming, a few seconds ahead of some live TV streams.
    • changed hands from the Bush to the Obama administration.
  • Interview with Ross Mayfield
    • Estonia's (where Ross worked for awhile) internet connectedness, e-government and internet infrastructure.
    • Ross discusses his experience in web development and the Socialtext wiki software.
    • He also talks about the history of wiki software and the makeup of wiki communities.

Podcast of the Week

SMARTBoard Lessons Podcast How classrooms can use Web 2.0 technology engage in collaborative learning.

Notable Comments

  • They need to recruit the net generation, the 16-24 year olds that are just entering the workforce... These are the kids that grew up doing their homework on Facebook, we call that cheating, come to the workforce and use similar tools and it's called collaboration (Time:38:36)
  • There are large lumbering giants in our space... lots of competitors ... the only way that you can really compete against those lumbering giants is not to be lumbering yourself (Time: 59:26) - Ross Mayfield


Audible Pick Of The Week

A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Edited by Clayborne Carson and Kris Shepard (UNABRIDGED)
Narrated by Interviewer Andrew Young, Rosa Parks, and more

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Significant Products

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Production Information

  • Recorded Date: January 20, 2009
  • Release Date: January 21, 2009
  • Duration: 01:06:07
  • Log line:
  • Edited by: Tony
  • Notes: The guest interview was recorded first. The show was rearranged.
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