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I have big dreams. I have these thoughts I thought I was alone in. Then I found the blogosphere. I found people around the world with these thoughts. I couldn't put my finger on it. It's not about a list of ideals or definitions, it's about intent. Eight months ago, I was really fortunate to be drafted through my blog to join the mecca that is Silicon Valley. I want to get a good sense because what I'm realizing eight months later is that everything has changed. I left thinking there wasn't a tech community in Toronto, that what I was thinking was crazy. We led into mesh with BarCamp. Stuff around the world. Toronto has a really amazing tech community here. I want to see and gauge, first, where everyone is at.
I like to think that everyone blogs for multiple reasons. I like to think that I'm creating my own personal history. Others to cennect with others. Others to rant, others to report on what's going on in the industry, sort of thing. Photos online.
What's happening is that this sort of media is what is buzzing the consumer the revolution.
(Again, few words, lots of pictures! =D Keynote speakers rock. They're getting it)
"Consumers." I really hate that word. We're people, we're a community...
Anti-consumerist revolution changed here. Good alternatives growing out of the
Threadless. T-shirt design. Oooh.
You can't create viral. It's not about creating connections.
- Inbound messages! Totally!
- 100% authenticity! Totally!
- Niche markets! Totally!
- Open source principles! Totally!
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