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#UsGuys. Josepf J Haslam. #UsGuys East Coast Meet Up Jan 23rd 2011 in #Philly. #UsGuys East Coast Meet Up Final Details What: first IRL meetup of Tweeps primarily but not exclusively from the #UsGuys hashtagWhen: January 23rd, 2011 1-4 PMWhere: Maggiano’s Little Italy King of Prussia, PAWho: Anyone who can make it!

#UsGuys East Coast Meet Up Jan 23rd 2011 in #Philly

Why: #Beyond140 Event to build “Relationships” into Social Media. How: Please leave comment in Blog! Chaseadams. Tracking #UsGuys. #UsGuys. UsGuys Blogs. Photo : yfrog.com/gyzo6mj - Shared by Josepf. MacBeth's Toil and Trouble. The Muppets: Ringing of the Bells. Soundcheck w/ Cary Johnny B. Goode, tribute to Chuck Berry. Rod Stewart - Do you think I'm sexy. The Top 50 Gawker Media Passwords - Digits. Sets in the City.

While Network Theory has been all the rage in discussions of social media, it provides an imperfect model to describe the reality of social networks.

Sets in the City

The main shortcoming is that the connections between entities are more complex than simple “ties” – and they include a notion of time. I propose that the mathematical concept of Sets is another model that alongside Network Theory provides a more comprehensive view of networks. Consider this: each of us belongs to countless sets. I, for one, belong to the set of middle-aged men, set of bald men, persons that live in the Hudson Valley, bald persons that live in the Hudson Valley, etc. You can see how this can just keep going, right? There are some patterns here, however. AttributesShared experience or historyPreferences It doesn’t mean that we can’t have a relationship with someone outside of a set. Attributes People tend to like other people that are similar to their selves. Jeremyparnaby. Brandon Prebynski: Klout Influence Summary. Yellow - Coldplay Cover. Photo : yfrog.com/h4huflj - Shared by Josepf.

4th Chance- David Fonseca. Microsoft issues one of biggest-ever bug fixes - Technology & science - Security. Photo : yfrog.com/h2r5wmj - Shared by Josepf. Photo : yfrog.com/gzhagp - Shared by Josepf. Photo : yfrog.com/h3xx2zj - Shared by Josepf. Photo : yfrog.com/gz2bjuj - Shared by Josepf. Photo : yfrog.com/h3dcfxj - Shared by Josepf. Photo : yfrog.com/h0egjoj - Shared by Josepf.

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Philosophical Quotes. The World’s Facebook Relationships Visualized [PIC] Click the image for the full-sized version.

The World’s Facebook Relationships Visualized [PIC]

This is what the world looks like, according to the Facebook social graph. Facebook intern Paul Butler was interested in the locations of friendships, so he decided to create a visualization of Facebook connections around the globe. How local are our friends? Where are the highest concentration of friendships? How do political and geological boundaries affect them? Butler started by using a sample of 10 million friend pairs, correlated them with their current cities and then mapped that data using the longitude and latitude of each city. That was the easy part. "I began exploring it in R, an open-source statistics environment. With a few more tweaks, he eventually came up with the amazing visualization you see here. What do you think of the visualization? Energize it by Olivier Bassil. Breakfast Strata. A strata is a make ahead egg dish that works well for brunch; a wonderful breakfast idea for Thanksgiving or Christmas morning, when you don’t want to be in the kitchen all morning, but want to enjoy something savory and yummy.

Breakfast Strata

It’s also an easy way to use up those remaining pieces of day-old bread, and simply tastes amazing. Experiment with other mix-ins using vegetables, meats, or different cheeses that you happen to have on hand. Enjoy! Breakfast Strata 1 Tbsp canola oil ½ ea onion, diced 1 ea small red bell pepper, diced 1 ea tomato, diced 4 eggs ½ cup heavy cream 1 cup milk ½ tsp ground thyme 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1 ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper 7 slices French bread, cubed (3/4 inch) 6 ea sliced bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled 2 cups cheese (choose one or a mixture. The night before: Heat canola oil in pan and saute onion and red bell pepper over medium high heat for about 3 minutes, cooking until onion is translucent.

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Bond - Victory. Photo : yfrog.com/gy9esvj - Shared by Josepf. Photo : yfrog.com/gzhdfqj - Shared by Josepf. Photo : yfrog.com/gznpmbj - Shared by Josepf. Kate Ryan Scream and Shout. Christmas Present from WPBeginner - Tassimo T20 Brewbot. Photo : yfrog.com/h34lvaj - Shared by Josepf. Journik.posterous. Photo : yfrog.com/gyqnmpwj - Shared by Josepf. Billy Idol - Dancing With Myself. Who Were The Best and Worst Communicators of 2010? How Consoles are Driving the Download Market - Article. Penny Arcade, a well known humorous webcomic strip, decided to vilify the Phantom console on suspicion of Vaporware.

How Consoles are Driving the Download Market - Article

For months the front page was filled with Tycho’s diatribes about the multitude of ways an all downloadable content console could go wrong. Turns out, he was right. The only thing useful that came from the project was a lapboard which still hasn’t seen mainstream adaptation. So why am I writing about how consoles are changing the face of downloadable content? The new business model in gaming seems to be to build a substantial base and add to it. Personally, I feel this gives the user a lot more control over their system and what they can do with it. The Fable II Business Model Fable II was the sequel to one of two RPG’s that put Xbox on the map, the other being Knights of the Old Republic. Sales figures for this distribution method didn’t seem too explosive, but they must have been enough for Lionhead Studios to try the whole thing again.

The Steam App Store. COMMS corner: Package. Place. Ping. The new content facilitation model... Photo : yfrog.com/gzlwzoj - Shared by Josepf. Photo : yfrog.com/gzoi8kj - Shared by Josepf. Blueglass. The Top 10 Good Men of 2010 — The Good Men Project Magazine. Posterous Introduces "The Last Email List You'll Ever Need" Today, Posterous, the site we previously referred to as a "minimalist blogging platform", has again expanded its functionality in its own, minimalist fashion.

Posterous Introduces "The Last Email List You'll Ever Need"

This time, rather than adding rich editing features or increasing social interaction the service has gone and reinvented one of the Internet's "wheels" - the email list. We spoke with Posterous co-founder and CEO Sachin Agarwal yesterday and he told us that the new feature is an "email list on steroids" and that it's "the last email list you'll ever need. " "The worst part about Yahoo Groups," Agarwal started off telling us, "is how hard it is to create one of these groups. " In moving beyond its origins as a "minimalist blogging platform", you see, Posterous is working to become a minimalist, email-based group-blogging platform that makes everything about communicating with multiple people by email as simple as possible. Creating one of these group email lists, or group blogs, is as simple as sending an email to Posterous. Holiday Wine Pairings - Me Gusta. Photo : yfrog.com/h2b5cyj - Shared by Josepf. Huge Flipboard update integrates Flickr, Google Reader, Facebook Groups and more.

Flipboard, chronicled first by our Zee, is one of, if not the, best apps on the iPad.

Huge Flipboard update integrates Flickr, Google Reader, Facebook Groups and more

Hyperbole? Hardly. Flipboard was recently named iPad app of the year by Apple, featured at the very top of Apple’s “Apps for iPad” page. Now, after September updates, the announcement of a partnership with Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit issue, and the company’s potential foray on to a web browser, Flipboard has just launched massive updates to its iPad app. Here’s your first look at what’s been updated, bearing in mind they are so grand that you may lose conciousness, so please sit down. To begin, Flipboard now allows users to view items posted to Flickr, and posts imported from one’s Google Reader.

Users can zoom in on shared items, starred items and folders from Google Reader or view one’s favorite photos, groups, photostreams and more, in Flickr. When angels dance. Photo : yfrog.com/h42dzp - Shared by Josepf. Photo : yfrog.com/gzg6ep - Shared by Josepf. L.M. Stull's photos. Instant Communities In Real-Time with Viral Analytics and Viral Search. Twittervision © 2007-2010 David Troy @davetroy. Easilyinspired.net. PeopleBrowsr - Viral Analytics. Member Sites.

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#UsGuys Links Bundled. How To Join UsGuys. Communication and Strategy by Patrick Prothe. Jason Mikula's Analysis of the New Media Landscape. Summary of #UsGuys Chat on Social Media, Metrics & Monitoring. Yesterday (November 18, 2010) marked the first official #UsGuys Twitter chat. The #UsGuys tag was originally formed because @TomMoradpour, @REALChaseAdams, @pprothe, @Galactic, and I were discussing the Gap logo reboot disaster and found including our handles took up a good portion of our message. So #UsGuys was born. (More on #UsGuys from Chase and Carl Sorvino ). #UsGuys Stats from What the Hashtag #UsGuys seemed to strike a chord in people – a community of like-minded individuals, without the pretension that comes with many social media ‘experts’ and ‘gurus’.

#UsGuys' First Chat Our first chat was a little chaotic but definitely successfully. Q1: Do you use social media for personal or business uses? Most chatters used social media for both personal and business reasons, though people drew divisions differently. Q2: Do you consider social bookmarking tools to be ‘social media’? Q3: What are we suppose to derive from social media metrics? A Big 'Thank You' from #UsGuys to You! Update. 24 Ways to Promote Your Blog With NO Budget, NO Time & NO Resources. Blogging is a great marketing tool for presenting your products and company cost effectively.

24 Ways to Promote Your Blog With NO Budget, NO Time & NO Resources

But the fact is that just keeping up with your posting schedule and providing great new content can take a significant amount of time and effort, especially for small businesses without budget, employees with spare time or dedicated headcount. Further, if you stop at just blogging, you’re not going to drive measureable results that achieve your business goals. 24 Low cost tips to promote your blog Small businesses including local stores, professionals and start-ups almost by necessity lack experienced marketing resources. So they need to leverage every other aspect of outreach to drive blog readers.

Include your blog URL on everyone’s business cards. As this list shows, promotions don’t need to be expensive or a lot of work. Do you have any ideas to add to this list? #UsGuys - Home. JJH BLog Links. Just chatting with @Josepf checking out his new badboy! #UsG. Josepf Haslam. Beyond140 Graphics and thoughts to extend reach of Twitter. We all know that it is more intimate and meaningful to talk with someone face-to-face than by SMS. Right? Well here are a few ways to look at it. Table of Effectiveness of Communication elements 7% of meaning is in the Text/words spoken38% of the meaning is in the Tone, inflection, the way things are said55% of meaning is in body language and facial expressions If 7% of “meaning” is in Text and 38% more is in the way things are said (tones) then the addition of the 38% increases meaning by 543% (38/7) .

Now, looking at the chart to the right. Because we are SOCIAL BEINGS.


  1. josephruiz Dec 17 2010
    i had an idea you would be able to guide me out of this! Sure do appreciate your willingness to help.
  2. josepf Dec 17 2010
    Ok -- help is on the WAY!!! :-) going to Skype with them and then do an Invite Skype call for UsGuys to demo how this works. Will record & save for those who cannot make it
  3. josephruiz Dec 17 2010
    i have no idea what you just said. This looks like a useful tool but honestly i am so lost i don't know where to begin.
  4. josepf Dec 17 2010
    I recommend "picking" and then it creates like abacklink to you? BUT you can also "duplicate" which is to create a CLONE and place into an entirely different Pearltrees structure. rom what I've seen so far changes made either side fothe clone replicate to each other.
  5. josepf Dec 17 2010
    On Duplication. There is No Reason to repost content. Simply hover over it, duplicate to your drop zone then place whever you'd like...
  6. ostarr Dec 17 2010
    Guys, what you're doing here is really cool. As Chief Evangelist for Pearltrees, I am very interested in this use case and delighted to help you out in any way I can. I'm @owstarr on twitter - ostarr here on pearltrees and my email os oliver dot starr at pearltrees dot com. Regards!
  7. almost60really Dec 14 2010
    Thanks. 1st question: Could you elaborate a little on the kind of things we should duplicate for ourselves, and the kinds we shouldn't???
  8. josephruiz Dec 13 2010
    thanks I am sure i'll be reaching out soon.
  9. josepf Dec 13 2010
    (generic advice sending to all) -- IMPORTANT NOTES -- please do not duplicate effort - just content. meaning IF something is alreadyshared you can preview it and "Duplicate" it. Way cool feature. So say you do your own Pearltree on your Favorite Blogs? I can "duplicate, add to #UsGuys and as you make changes they will automatically flow over to my clone... Please feel free to shout out with any questions!!!