10 Random Thoughts

10 Random Thoughts. #1. The Interview #2. Repetition engines #3. Worry #4. The Social Enterprise


Alex Barnett podcast archive

  Microformats Podcast, March 31, 2006 “Here’s a great podcast for you. All about microformats…” Guests: Tantek Çelik, Dan Connolly and Rohit Khare. I think it’s safe to say these guys know a thing or two about the web and microformats. – Here’s an OPMLish podcast for you, March 10, 2006 “It’s all about the…


My Attention writings

In rough chronological order: June 2006 My musical attention (data) May 2006 Coping with information overload (video interview) Share Your OPML (it had to happen) It’s about throwing stuff away Attention Clouds April 2006 Attention 2.0 Social Search GestureBank Recorder Information Overload in 1848 ‘myware’ but without the ‘my’? Your browser history as Attention data?…


Long Tail writings

(in rough chronological order, earliest at top) 2005 The Long Tail of conversation and relationships The Long Tail is indeed full of crap Jeremy Allaire launches Brightcove How RSS thickened my Long Tail The lesser-spotted Slow Tail


RSS writings

You can subscribe to my RSS writings using this RSS feed. In rough chronological order, earliest at top: 2003 RSS Future – Distributed marketing and the solution to spam?2004 Email v RSS, let us move on… RSS Metric and Reporting FeedBurner answers my RSS metrics question My RSS Reader (FeedDemon) banned from Slashdot… No such…


Screencasts archive

Using RSS 101 – Screencast Using OPML 101 – Screencast Using Technorati and Tags 101 – Screencast Hacking Memeorandum 101 – Screencast Mum, you want to know where I live? Watch this screencast Google Autolink behavior screencast RSS via IM – = immedi.at notification screencast Attention engines – screencast



This is a personal weblog. The opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of my employer. (Updated May 29 2005): In addition, my thoughts and opinions change from time to time…I consider this a necessary consequence of having an open mind. This weblog is intended to provide a semi-permanent point in time snapshot and…


Microsoft Corp, Community Program Manager

Community Program Manager for the Data Programmability team, Microsoft Corp, Redmond, WA (more on this here). Moved to Redmond in 2005 as International Program Manager for MSDN and TechNet for a year. Joined in Microsoft in October of 2002 as Online Customer Experience Manager (in CRM and Online Marketing Team), Microsoft UK, did that for 2 years or so. Previous…