Scripting News for 2/16/2008

New Gallup poll 

For the first time Barack Obama has a statistically significant lead over Hillary Clinton, 49-42.

Draft Lessig 

1-2-3 fix for boring conferences 

Most conferences are brain-numbingly boring, right?

All the good stuff happens out in the lobby.

Right???

Want to fix conferences? Easy!

Just move the speakers out into the lobby.

You could put some mattresses in the meeting room for people with jetlag to catch up on their sleep.

It’s just Scoble! 

Talking on the phone with Steve Gillmor.

Another call comes in.

“Hold a sec Steve.”

Pause.

“Never mind, it’s just Scoble.”

We had a good laugh.

I said it would be a good name for a Scoble TV show.

We both agreed. Even better, Scoble would probably like it.

I called Scoble back.

Sure enough, we were right!πŸ™‚

Another application for RSS 

On Monday, a new application for RSS.

Brilliant!

As far as I know, it’s never been done before.

And no, I didn’t invent it.πŸ™‚

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