“If someone approached me even five years ago and explained that one day in the near future I would be filtering, collecting and sharing content for thousands of perfect strangers to read — and doing it for free — I would have responded with a pretty perplexed look. Yet today I can’t imagine living in a world where I don’t filter, collect and share.”—‘Controlled Serendipity’ Liberates the Web - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com
Jerry: We don’t just need flow like a river (referring to Twitter/FB etc) but stock like a pond so we can reflect.
Heather: You mean data flow, not flow like this social scientist dude whose name I can’t pronounce studies. Like being present.
A new take on Kanye/Joe Wilson/Serena: Deb suggested that the responses and outbursts might also reflect people being used to responding in general. Everyone had good ideas and Imma let you finish but had to interrupt for meme’s sake.
Kevin: pointed out how much of the statements on twitter and elsewhere are phatic gestures and that’s why they don’t make sense to people who so a statement about eating a sandwich in isolation.
There was tons more good stuff so listen up! Thanks to everyone who joined us and helped make the pilot a hit. TWiT would like it to be a regular show so we’ll keep you posted as things progress.