Parles-Vous Le Web Trois?
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Once again, everyone's in Paris mais moi...c'est la vie!
Specifically, they're off to Le Web 3, the third Les Blogs conference. I suspect the first night partay is kicking off about now, but watch out for that Web 2.0 bubbly -- it can go to your head and fast.
Although my corporeal sense will not be in attendance, I'll be following the action from afar, particularly now that reports indicate Internet advertising is growing at a much faster clip in the United Kingdom than here in these United States.
Wherefore goes the Web communications innovation, therefore go the ad dollars.
Keep an eye out for Netvibes co-CEO Pierre Chappaz's talk on "The Dawn of New Media" tomorrow morning. They're doing some downright cool customizable Ajaxy portal work, and though my French is tres petit Texas French, Pierre's new play Wikio is looking downright diggilicious.
Social media just sounds French to me, even en Anglais.
also check out danah boyd's talk on "young generations 2.0: web & mobile communities" to find out what the kiddoes are up to and to begin to figure out how in this new media world that you're going to shift that upfront overflow to reach the always-elusive 18-24.
danah blogs here, but i'll tell you right now, no capital letters are allowed!
And no, I really don't want to talk about how the Saints came marching in over my Dallas Cowboys in Texas Stadium last night.
Did somebody put some extra spicy something in Drew Brees' gumbo before the game? 26-of-38 for 384 yards with five touchdown passes?