Last week JJ & I stumbled across the Hamburg leg of the Kinect Tour – a Roadshow to promote the new Xbox motion control games system “Kinect” (formerly Project Natal). We impressed by the tech, but less impressed by Microsoft’s attempt to add social media to the experience. It actually works Firstly the bit you probably… Continue reading Dear Microsoft, I fixed your social marketing campaign for you
Thanks to Ana, Dubber and JJ, I didn’t have to lift a finger to document my week in Hamburg. Here’s a week in other peoples’ pictures: Hamburg, Ecrea 2010 – by Ana, and by Dubber and by Jennifer. Thanks you guys for amping my shit and building my frand 😉 I owe you all a pain au chocolate.
I’m sat with JJ waiting to fly home after a successful week’s conferencing. All week she’s been hunting for a sticker that sums up her trip. She just pointed out “laptops are the new suitcases” – the image of a suitcase covered in labels from far flung places has been replaced for a lot of travelling tech… Continue reading The laptop is the new suitcase
The following are papers, chapters, and web pages I touch on today in my paper What’s the hash tag? Folksonomy, brand, and control: organising and owning conversations on Twitter at ECREA’s 2010 conference in Hamburg.