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Blogs & Blogging

Blographies and Convo

August 23, 2011

Tweet Crossposting from the Convo Blog Blographies add to the conversation! We’ve been using the term “Blography” to help explain how we capture information for clients on longer ethnographic research projects in a real-time immersive and agile way. As all our team members are using blog it was only natural to consider where they fit […]

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10 Tactics – Turning Information into Action

April 29, 2010

Tweet This is a post that’s long overdue, since the time the film was released! I was spurred to write it this morning, as I’m quite excited to be on a panel discussion at the screening of Tactical Tech’s film called 10 Tactics – Turning Information into Action. The screening is at the Conference Room […]

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How twitter helps me dig into work

April 16, 2010

Tweet I was asked this question at the Anthrodesign group, in the context of a conversation around getting into the swing of a project and developing some working momentum . I shared there, how I often find myself turning to my blog and twitter communities for helping me with my thinking on qualitative and ethnographic […]

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Advertising using the route of rites of passage – Twitter responses

November 26, 2009

Tweet I asked this question on Twitter this morning and have had fabulous responses from a very alert and vibrant community there. Thought I’d share: My question – need egs of advertising anchored in rites of passage – rituals assocd w transitional points – eg. grad’n, wedding, baby… help pls!!! The answers: Thank you all!  […]

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Mobile Innovations

July 23, 2009

Tweet For a few days over the next two weeks, I’m going to be a “scribe” where I will visit with people who’s lives are being transformed through mobile innovations. This will be in rural Maharashtra and Kolhapur, and the two projects we are covering in India are Nokia Life Tools and Nokia Tej.  This […]

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Reflections on early blogging

July 23, 2009

Tweet This one’s especially for my more recent readers and newer members of my community here, on Facebook and on Twitter.  I was interviewed by BlogAdda. It was interesting to be able to reflect a bit upon my early days of blogging from 2003, and introspect on how blogging has changed me and my world!  […]

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Because I believe in citizen media

December 22, 2008

Tweet If you do too, don’t hesitate to click the button below, this December.

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India Social Media Survey – Brands & Corporates

December 22, 2008

Tweet Take this – it’s a great start to collecting some good data: We need your participation: You can take the survey here- open until 24 December 2008 but don’t wait until the last day. All valid participants get a FREE copy of Summary & Key Points from the “Overview of Blog & Social Media […]

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Why I am deleting comments

November 30, 2008

Tweet I’m getting a huge load of comments around the politics of religion, of division and hate at my last few posts on the Mumbai terror attacks. While religion and politics may have a lot to do with the state of our world today, my blog’s not the forum to air or feed these divisions. […]

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The Paradox of the Wisdom of Crowds

November 7, 2008

Tweet I rediscovered this TED talk by James Surowiecki, author of The Wisdom of Crowds. James Surowiecki pinpoints the moment when social media became an equal player in the world of news-gathering: the 2005 tsunami, when YouTube video, blogs, IMs and txts carried the news — and preserved moving personal stories from the tragedy. . […]

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Phweet afloat in the Twitosphere and Blogosphere

August 23, 2008

Tweet I’ve been helping out with the PhweetTalk – the Phweet blog and I’m cross-posting this here. I’ll probably be doing more of my blogging there for a while. And I’ve become a real Twitter monster – I update stuff I am doing very regularly there – so do check me out! Since the public […]

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Blogs for Market Research

May 13, 2008

Tweet We’re now working with another tech company on a research project which will include blogging and the use of twitter for both participants and researchers who are located all over the world.  Some issues we’re grappling with: how much coaching and of what kind is required for those participants who are not actively using […]

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It takes disasters …

May 13, 2008

Tweet …. to break my blogging hiatus. How helpless we are under the force of nature’s fury. Myanmar Cyclone 28,458 deaths & 33,416 missing. China Earthquake almost 10000 dead & mounting. All of this in less than 10 days. There’s been a huge load of blogging and tweeting live as the earthquake and its aftermath […]

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Friends of my blog …

December 18, 2007

Tweet There’s nothing like blog friends to make you feel guilty about ignoring your blog!!!!! Stuart first slaps his own wrist makes his affirmations a couple of days ago, Aparna pings me today with a one-liner in her sign-off on a quick chat we had today: “ok gotto go now – will talk more about […]

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