Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Applications of blogging in business

Scott Anderson, Director of Enterprise Brand Communications at Hewlett-Packard, gave a talk on HP's use of blogs. He spends some time on using blogs for internal collaboration, but focuses primarily on their use in maintaing a two-way relationship with customers.

Sunday, March 26, 2006

Britannica refutes Nature's comparison with Wikipedia

The BBC publised an article on Britannica's article-by-article refutation of the Nature study comparing Encyclopedia Britannica with the Wikipedia.

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Municipal WiFi networks

WiFi was invented for indoor LANs in homes and offices, but it is also being used in cities. One report esitmates that 320 cities are building networks and another estimates that 126,000 square miles will be covered by 2010. See our class notes on municipal WiFi and the Hermosa Beach wireless project.