From Jeff: Sometime yesterday Alan's following post disappeared. Have we been hacked? I can't imagine little ole Crowdsourcing.com drawing such ire from the script kiddies. At any rate, we're reposting it today.
Guambat Stew provides some useful annotation on Marc Wilson's blogpost about online newspapers. "This is about saving Gannett's bacon." It might be called a freedom of speech issue, discrimination, hypocrisy, being picked on but ultimately it's all about the race to own the Internet and that translates into a rich stew of dollars and cents!
THEORY.ISTHEREASON makes the claim that Singapore will never develop "YouTubes" or "Skypes. His theory looks good but more insightful yet was this interesting comment, "My advice to the government is not to look to citizens to innovate, but to themselves in making a concerted effort understanding what social media (aka Web 2.0) is really about." This takes the issue to a place where it needs to go.
Well what's new? TestTUBE is new but it's old new. Techno//Marketer points out the irony.
If you just awoke from a coma, been stranded on a desert island, or just plain old out of it, New Music Strategies has a great overview to get you up to speed.
I want to go back to Africa! Yes, it looks like the place to be in April. Wikipedia Founder, Jimmy Wales and Creative Commons CEO, Larry Lessig will be in South Africa for a host of festivities to celebrate digital freedom in the country. Check out the program here .
Mark Glaser of MEDIASHIFT has a great article on The Working Journalist in the Age of the Internet. He even mentions Chris Allbritton of Back to Iraq in regard to the very early days of crowd-sponsored blogging.