Vision Matters

Monday, August 22, 2005

What did I steal?

Jonathan Schwartz suggests here that big media isn't clear on the relationships that the net presents. Well, duh. A lifetime of dictating to your audience doesn't prepare you for dialogue. Proving theft is exactly what having a watermark would be for. Getting everybody to be willing to state their level of ownership isn't just about protecting property either. It is also about taking responsibility for passing bad information and gossip, or spreading lies.
If your name was indelibly embedded in everything you spoke into the universe ( and what makes you think it isn't cosmicly?) you might develop descretion, if not wisdom, much faster.

Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Smart girls make their own shirt sayings?

is an example giving people with ideas a
tool to realize them- for your t-shirt.

Words to live by

How do we get to that great big beautiful tomorrow? I like this-
"create tools for the people with the ideas and then get out of their way"
This summed up this post which Doc pointed me to.

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

The Doc told me to....

Ok, after having him tell me for, well too long, the other night Doc told me in front of about eighty folks that I should start blogging.
"It's easy. Just like an email with 'cc:the world' on it"
And the really compelling reason he gave that night was- "stir up trouble"
Not that what Doc thinks needs stirring up would be trouble for most folks. No rather trouble for those that can't really respond- corporations, and those other entities, groups and individuals that think like them. Like snowballs he said. You start with a bit of snow rolling down a hill and if there is a kernel of resonance out there, it gets big and crashes into something with a positive result, and hopefully a bit of laughter along the way.
So I got to ask- what trouble needs to be made in your neck of the world right now?