Panelist • 文心 - <Owen’s blog> • http://blog.timetide.net • 冒志鸿 - <老冒> • http://www.uuzone.com/blog/mao • 车东 • http://www.chedong.com • 陈志东 - <Topku> • http://www.topku.com • 陈志伟 - <Edwyn Chan> • http://www.comceptidea.com
We the Blog • How start a blog Service • Innovations
how did some perl scripts make the <document web> different? <start-up procedure > • everybody i know is blogging. what’s the problem with them.
everybody i know is blogging. what’s the problem with them. • blogs has created such an ecology that people can understand strangers without getting to know each other. you don't need to speak aloud anymore to get to be listened. Collaborations between bloggers created more such understandings. You can be blind or mute but still a perfect blogger.
blog is actually, everybody’s business, your life’s longest tail. • Have you calculated how many hours you do your daily job and how your blogging changed your attitude. It is personal in a way. It is a business in another way. Use blog as a PR tool, as a media. It has more functionality you thought. Aim high and act detail. Blog lives longer than a formal documentation because of the personality it reflexed.
blog is another kind of document web <xml> • then we see the point of semantic web. <ontology> • semantic blogs (qlogger)
why bother? • because you don’t always write documents. There’re only data sometimes. Don’t know what to say about a concert yet want to write a blog on it? Please try semantic blog. (we don’t have it, yet.) • More expectations on tech? • Open Web Service API. A blogger won't need to be aware of it. it is there already when you ping technorati. There shall be more, like APs scattering in the city, yet the service is everywhere in the blogosphere. • tired of tech? • let's talk about $$$. The new trend of funding - they don't follow the big any more, they look at the small innovations. Examine every detail of your business model and join the talk. How does little idea survive and evolve.
Search Click Tag Label item. To manage, remember, share. Express intent. Does not depend on result. Can only click on links provided on site.
Start with a brainstorm <in a small apartment> • Open organized team • Austin - Sxsw2004 • Berkeley - China Digital Future
Tough period: more efforts we put in, the more responsibility we have • Hard decision: rise funding or merge.
Entrepreneurship • Learning by doing - Pro-Am • Focus - Know the value • Differentiate - strategy thinking • Partners - trust
Focusing on one thing, do it very well, and ENJOY it - Dave from Technorati
Is not just “new technology” • Is not just Research and development • Is not just a creative playroom • Is not just creativity training • Is not just applicable to new products
Seed of Innovation • Understanding • Imagination • Action
Sharing your knowledge • Sharing your network
The value of Blog • Self organized • Bottom up innovation • Free expression • Decentralized distribution • Remixed Culture