Clay Shirky

Notes on Clay’s talk:Sharing Gather then share was the pattern; now it is share then gather. Don’t believe the myth of quality. Collaboration There is no such thing as the average user in the participatory model. From recruiting and managing to inviting and rewarding. DRM is nostalgia instantiated software This is a time for high […]


Nancy Cruickshank, CEO VideoJug: says they have made 45,000 videos – the world’s largest short-form video library. Global audience of 3.5 million uniques. “It is a hyper- collaborative space. It’s really important to realize that.” [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]


Frederico Grosso, SVP business development at Blinkx. Two prblems remain: users need to find stuff, advertisers want to promote things effectively.5 million searches a day. 56 million uniques. Wow! [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

FT Video

Richard Edgar,head of video at FT Video:Rules1. Get the best technical person you can find2. Decide what model to use:A. Throw people in at the deep endB. News room within a news room – quick, painless but expensiveC. Train up evangelists and seed the newsroom – the best route as this integrates video into the […]


Jonathan Gillespie, for YouTube in Europe says YouTube now takes up 10% of the world’s bandwidth. Thirteen hours of video uploaded every minute. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Quote of the day

Kevin Eyres, managing director of LinkedIn Europe when asked what he was doing to monetize the site: “we don’t want to over-monetize anything.” [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

At the AOP

Off to the AOP conference in the Park Lane Hilton. First up is Sly Bailey, CEO of Trinity Mirror.“The economics have changed” she says, and central newsrooms and production departments producing high-quality multi-media content for multiple outlets will be the way forward. “There is pain as we go about making our business fit for purpose”, […]