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Archives for November, 2008

How do you decide which social networking sites to trust?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 26, 2008  |  Submit a Comment

I just got an invitation to a social networking site called Bluenity, sponsored by KLM/Air France. The idea is that they provide a platform for travelers to share experiences and maybe hook up somewhere to share a cab or whatever if their paths cross. It is similar to Hyatt’s yatt’it social networking project for its […]

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A Month of Blackberry Use for a Late Adopter

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 11, 2008  |  8 Comments

As much as I like gadgets, I am not really an early adopter. After years of using fairly dumb mobile phones, I started using a Blackberry (BB) 8820 several weeks ago. I could have gotten a smartphone earlier, but I held off because I wasn’t sure I wanted to be that connected. I spend way […]


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Closing Cannes

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 8, 2008  |  1 Comment

I have both figuratively and literally left Cannes behind me, as I write this on a TGV train heading north. A train ride provides a good chance to reflect and to blog; there’s not much time for either of those activities during Symposium itself. Every conference is different, but this one had several differences which […]

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