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Reboot 9: Guy Dickinson

Guy Dickinson is a consultant and producer – and the person who will facilitate the famous Micro Presentations at this years reboot.

Guy and I talk about:

  • the frustration of users with poor quality tools
  • how companies fetishises youth –

Reboot 9: Ben Blench

Ben Blench is an english man in Amsterdam, a linguist by trade but now a copywriter working at Media Catalyst.

His talk is “Newspeak – New technologies, new languages” and a grand unified theory of everything – or …

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Reboot 9: Chris Locke

We could be heroes. Or profoundly bored. Everybody smokes pot now but still there is no world peace. Only one thing is certain: birth and death. Bummer.

Chris Locke and I talk about various aspects:

  • of course Cluetrain and his

Reboot 9: Stephanie Booth

Stephanie Booth went from being teacher to a full time web consultant – “the exciting stuff that people are doing online” and will present at reboot a topic dear to my heart: being multilingual in an english oriented webworld.

Her …

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Reboot 9: Dan Dixon

Dan Dixon is a lecturer and researcher, having made the change from agency land to being an academic, but wants to know if there is there a theory of everything for web design. He promised that you do not have …

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Reboot 9: Lilia Efimova

I am starting off the preconf podcasts with an interview with Lilia Efimova. Her talk at reboot is going to be “Work, us and our kids“.

  • she is a researcher, born russian and now living in the netherlands.
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Kickoff of the reboot 9 interview series!

It is this time again! :)

Meaning it is also this time again – interviews! :)
Find here a quick audio introduction to this years interview series for reboot. You can expect around 16 interviews which I started to conduct …

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When texting teenagers hit the work force … will we see change or chaos?

I stumbled across an interesting article in the Washington Post today “For Texting Teens, an OMG Moment When the Phone Bill Arrives

it talks about how teenagers in the US send thousands of text messages per month (one …

Slides: A European View on Web 2.0

Gregor’s article in Techcrunch “Web 2.0 in Germany: Copy/Paste Innovation or more?” pushed me to finally publish the slides from my presentation at the Web2open during the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco.


[If your feedreader does not …

Thanks upcoming for another example of how to not work the smart way.

So, the new upcoming is there. I have not played around a lot with it much, but already miss the lists as i use it for the overview I actually need.

But then other than that I am very


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