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Entries from June 29th, 2009

Counting down to Cairo…

June 29th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Public Relations

As I mentioned last week, I’m working on the Imagine Cup World Finals at the moment.  I fly to Egypt tomorrow and to get you in the mood I thought I’d share these photos that I received over the weekend. It’s the start of the construction for the World Festival on July 7th. It’s shaping […]

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Living in the woods..

June 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Off-topic

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So what have I been up to?

June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Public Relations, Social Media

Greetings.  Nearly four months since moving to the Pacific Northwest, and this blog has been very silent.  But with good reason, I’m pretty busy at work and pretty busy at home! From a work perspective, one of my major current projects is our global student competition – the Imagine Cup. It’s a global student technology […]

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Twitter Research: 10% of users account for 90% of Tweets…

June 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments · Social Media

Interesting blog post over on the Harvard Business Conversation Starter blog about the results of a piece of analysis on 300,000 Twitter users. Of our sample (300,542 users, collected in May 2009), 80% are followed by or follow at least one user. By comparison, only 60 to 65% of other online social networks’ members had […]

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How about a “win-win” for both of us?

June 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Public Relations

As someone who has sat at both sides of the table, I found this pretty funny. Of course given the side of the table I am currently sitting at, I would make the observation that this bears absolutely no resemblance to reality But then I would say that wouldn’t I  Hat tip to Guy Clapperton […]

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Better to keep your mouth closed…

June 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Public Relations

Well I’ve been keeping rather busy lately (cars, houses, family) and my list of things to blog has been growing ever longer.  Thankfully (in some cases) others continue to be more productive in hitting the publish button. A wise women* once told me that the great thing about opinions was that anyone could have one, […]

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