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Show #613 - August 22, 2011

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Content summary

FIR listener survey live next week; Shel's video interview with Lee Hopkins is up; some impressions of Asia from Shel's three-country trip for IABC last week; Eric Schwartzman's workshops cancelled outside North America; no Michael Netzley report this week; SNCR call for entries for the 6th Annual Excellence in New Communications Awards; listener comments discussion; Ragan promo; News That Fits: report on mobile (it's remaking the industry, QR code use gains ground, web apps gain ground on native apps), Dan York reports on Google Motorola HP and more, the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop, how can iPads lead to better customer service as British Airways and others experiment, Hangouts emerging as source of greatest innovation on Google+, Pollstream promo, Neville's solo on next week's show as Shel's on the road again; music from The Birdinumnums; and more.

Time Codes:

  • 0:00 - Opening Comments; FIR listener survey live next week; Shel’s video interview with Lee Hopkins is up; some impressions of Asia from Shel’s three-country trip for IABC last week; Eric Schwartzman’s workshops cancelled outside North America; SNCR call for entries for the 6th Annual Excellence in New Communications Awards; no Michael Netzley report this week;
  • Listener comments
    • 8:14 - Carmen Sognonve; Bob LaDrew?'s book reviews
    • 10:45 - Rebecca Caroe; The Economist iPhone and Android apps
    • 15:56 - Kris Gallagher; comment on Episode #612 - shutting down social media networks during an emergency situation
    • 20:40 - Francis Wooby; #JackLayton?
  • 22:12 - Sponsor message from Ragan Communications
  • 23:08 News That Fits (intro)
    • 23:42 - Report on mobile: it’s remaking the industry, QR code use gains ground, web apps gain ground on native apps
  • 37:50 - Dan York reports on Google's acquisition of Motorola; HP pulls the touchpad and pulls out of the PC business; Skype acquires GroupMe?; State of the Word on the WordPress? blog
  • 46:07 - Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop?; Germany doesn't like the "like" button.
  • 48:56 - How can iPads lead to better customer service as British Airways and others (e.g., Intercontinental Hotels) experiment
  • 56:30 - Hangouts emerging as source of greatest innovation on Google+
  • 1:04:35 - Pollstream promo
  • 1:06:30 - Closing messages
  • 1:07:35 - Closing comments - Neville’s solo on next week’s show as Shel’s on the road again
  • 1:08:10 - Music from The Birdinumnum: Little Libertine

Thanks, volunteers...

Contributions and Comments from these Listeners

Carmen Sognonve
Rebecca Caroe
Kris Gallagher
Francis Wooby
Dan York

Links

http://www.forimmediaterelease.biz/index.php?/weblog/comments/fir_interview_lee_hopkins_on_twitter_and_symbolic_convergence_theory/
http://socialmediatoday.com/hands-on-training/sessions
https://sncr.wufoo.com/forms/2011-sncr-excellence-in-new-communications-awards/
http://twitter.com/#!/wooby/statuses/105664114394800129
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/inside-politics-blog/2011/08/live-blog-remembering-jack-layton.html
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/btl/mobile-is-remaking-entire-industries-study-says/55181?tag=nl.e550
http://www.bluewolf.com/assetdownload/BluewolfTechnologyOutlook2011-2012.pdf
http://adage.com/article/mediaworks/decoded-readers-magazine-ads-2-d-barcodes/229256/
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-20091767-93/report-6-percent-of-smartphone-users-scan-qr-codes/
http://mashable.com/2011/08/19/qr-code-tips/
http://www.steverubel.me/post/9086329341/could-mobile-apps-be-wilting-in-the-heat-of-summer
http://www.techmeme.com/110821/p17#a110821p17
http://www.cringely.com/2011/08/losing-the-hp-way/
http://www.techmeme.com/110821/p13#a110821p13
http://wordpress.org/news/2011/08/state-of-the-word/
http://www.nevillehobson.com/2011/08/21/will-ipads-lead-to-better-customer-service/
http://press.ba.com/?p=1881
http://www.tuaw.com/2011/08/18/british-airways-testing-ipads-to-enhance-customer-service/
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/8709288/BA-equips-flight-crew-with-iPads.html
http://www.edibleapple.com/delta-deploying-ipads-to-pilots-as-electronic-flight-bag-replacements/
http://www.engadget.com/2011/05/28/alaska-airlines-ditches-paper-flight-manuals-for-ipads/
http://www.luxuo.com/gadgets/intercontinental-hotels-ipad-facetime-videoconferencing.html
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/10/cooking-classes-live-on-google/
http://www.businessinsider.com/the-9-creative-uses-for-google-hangouts-you-didnt-think-of-2011-7
http://mashable.com/2011/08/18/watch-with-friends-youtube/
http://venturebeat.com/2011/08/18/google-hangouts-lets-you-watch-youtube-videos-as-a-group/
http://mashable.com/2011/07/28/google-plus-hangouts/
http://gigaom.com/video/google-hangouts-technology/
http://www.lostremote.com/2011/08/05/morning-show-uses-google-hangouts-for-webcams/
Today's music: Little Libertine by The Birdinumnums. http://www.myspace.com/thebirdinumnums

Contributors to show notes for this show (add your name here)

  • Neville Hobson
  • Debi Davis

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