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VRM and Personal Data Stores

In my previous post on VRM‘s Personal Data Stores, I discussed how we can decentralize information services by focusing on the user as the point of integration. Not only would that give the user direct control over their personal data–to … Continue reading

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VRM: The user as point of integration

On yesterday’s Project VRM conference call, a piece of the Vendor Relationship Management puzzle snapped into alignment in a flash of insight. It wasn’t something new to the movement, rather it was a realization about the primacy and criticality of … Continue reading

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2007 Not the Year of the Attention Economy

There’s been a lot said about the new Attention Economy and a lot of interest in generating value from “Attention Data.” The enthusiasm bubbles up from excitement about a new abundance to reach the conclusion that Attention is now the … Continue reading

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VRM: Make a gesture, create a market.

What do you get when you turn proprietary data silos inside out? Users in control. Doc Searls has been advocating VRM for a while (here too). What’s nice about his thinking — in addition to the open source/open standards approach … Continue reading

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Real world attention…

Kim Cameron points to a post by Deborah Schultz, which happens to be a great segue into my follow up with Steve Gillmor: My latest mantra: Everyone step away from the keyboard and Engage with Intent in “offline community” Steve … Continue reading

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Monetizing Attention

Jim Bursch commented on my latest Attention post, suggesting his own My Mindshare 10-point Declaration is aligned with the AttentionTrust. Unfortunately, it looks like he is getting slammed at Craigslist and not getting traction in the blogoverse (from reading his … Continue reading

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A different take on Attention

I’ve panned the AttentionTrust quite a bit in my first few posts, but I must say it is really because they are so close to spot on. Powerfully close. Now if we can just jump from there to something we … Continue reading

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Thinking about Complex Searches

Google and Yahoo! are part of a thriving industry that provides billions of dollars in real value. Yet in The Search John Batelle and Udi Manber suggest that Search is only about 5% invented. Bill Gross, inventor of the Pay-Per-Click … Continue reading

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Attention Ownership

Doc Searls replied to my comments about Attention and the AttentionTrust: We also tend to feel we own whatever parts of the world serve as extensions of ourselves. Yet, just because we feel that we own it, doesn’t make it … Continue reading

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Attention v Intention

There’s a lot going on at the moment about Attention and Intention, and with all due respect to the Attention folks, I think you guys got it wrong. Steve Gillmor and the Attention Gang have launched the Attention Trust and … Continue reading

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