Clue Implementation Unit Podcast #1

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In this, our
inaugural podcast, we introduce the Clue Unit podcast format which includes
these recurring sections.

  1. Introduction
  2. Announcements — conferences, news, etc.
  3. Focused Topical Discussion
  4. Conference Chatter — Anything goes

        

Today’s Topics:

  • The role and basis of reputation systems in online communities
  • Introduction of Joost (formerly The Venice Project), and what the beta shows about the direction of the technology and social elements of the system.
  • Issues concerning how much an organization should be able manipulate/remix submissions for projects that depend on user-generated content.


The Clue
Implementation Unit
is a podcast featuring 3 professionals who
work in the world of online communities in the business context. They are:

Chris Carfi
CEO of Cerado, Inc.
Editor of socialcustomer.com
weblog

Lee LeFever
Principal at Common Craft, LLC
Find him at commoncraft.com

Jake McKee
Lead Samurai
biggu.com
communityguy.com

In this, our
inaugural podcast, we introduce the Clue Unit podcast format which includes
these recurring sections.

  1. Introduction
  2. Announcements — conferences, news, etc.
  3. Focused Topical Discussion
  4. Conference Chatter — Anything goes

        

Today’s Topics:

  • The role and basis of reputation systems in online communities
  • Introduction of Joost (formerly The Venice Project), and what the beta shows about the direction of the technology and social elements of the system.
  • Issues concerning how much an organization should be able manipulate/remix submissions for projects that depend on user-generated content.

1. Announcements

SXSW
Austin, Texas, March 9-13

www.sxsw.com

Community 2.0

Las Vegas, Nevada, March 12-14

www.community2-0con.com

Community Next

San
  Francisco,
February 10

www.communitynext.com

Northern Voice

February 23-24
(with Lee presenting at a pre-conference dinner on the 22nd)

www.northernvoice.ca


VRM
Developer Conference (Vendor
Relationship Management)

Already
occurred (January 25th)

www.projectvrm.org


BlogHer
Business
New York, New York, March 22-23

www.blogher.org

2. Topic
Discussion: Community Reputation

  • What is reputation online?
  • Why does it matter?
  • Transaction and Value
  • Designing Reputation into a project? What is good?
  • Gaming of Reputation Systems

Related Links:

Christopher
Allen -
Analysis of ratings and reputation on eBay
http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2005/12/collective_choi.html

Thomas Hawk:
Price Rite Photo -  Story on eBay ratings and abuse
http://thomashawk.com/2005/11/priceritephoto-abusive-bait-and-switch.html

Digg.com ratings
http://www.digg.com

3. Topic
Discussion: Joost, formerly The
Venice Project

  • The future of TV?
  • Social Elements of the Beta
  • User Generated vs. Professional Media Credentials
  • You Joost?
  • Current TV Comparison
  • Hardware and peer to peer

 Related Links:

Joost
http://www.joost.com

Current TV
http://www.Current.tv

4. Topic Discussion: Should
organizations manipulate/remix
submissions for projects that depend on user-generated content.

  • Can submitted content be edited?
  • Issues of content control
  • Role of terms and conditions in setting expectations
  • Doritos commercial

 Related Links:

GM Tahoe User
Generated Commercial Contest
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.12/tahoe.html

 Scoble Living
Room Rule
http://www.socialcustomer.com/2006/05/meshforum_2006_.html

 Doritos
Superbowl Commercial Contest
http://promotions.yahoo.com/doritos/

 

5. Conference
Chatter: What To Talk About

 Chris: Lotus Connections — Social Software from IBM
http://www-142.ibm.com/software/sw-lotus/products/product3.nsf/wdocs/connections

Lee: Joost — The Future of TV
www.joost.com

 Jake: Jott –
phone-based note taking that sends an audio file and text to your email address
http://www.jott.com

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End. www.clueunit.com

(Listener advisory:  Accidental over-compression caused the sound quality on this episode to be less-than-stellar.  Apologies.  We’ll try to dial it in better next week for the second show.)

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