April 2009

The informal movement

In 90 minutes or so, I’m going to be standing in front of a group of Dayton marketing professionals and presenting a “Big Idea.” This isn’t the Dayton Ad Club (now, unfortunately mis-monikered as the “Greater Dayton Advertising Association) or the Dayton Chapter of the American Marketing Association or the IABC (I can’t even remember Read More

Things the city shouldn’t do.

I don’t care how tight the budget is, there are some things you don’t cut, or add charges to. Charging volunteer youth leagues for use of ball fields on a daily basis is one: Beginning this season, the city is charging all non-city leagues a flat rate of $50 per ball field, per day to Read More

NYT on Comment moderation and journalism

One of the things that’s difficult in a Web 2.0 world is dealing with radicals (same as in the real world). Back to the old adage: “opinions are like assholes, everyone has one.” Give people equal access to a soapbox, and suddenly, everybody is a brilliant thought leader. Trust me, I suffer the same delusions Read More

Roosevelt Class of 1959: Time to party

As a public service, I’m posting this- you’ll know if you were a Teddy or not. The Roosevelt Class of 1959 50th Year Class Reunion Celebration When:     Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20, 2009 Where:     Hunters Glen Clubhouse (Friday) Meadowbrook Country Club (Saturday) (Facilities located in Clayton, OH) Cost:        $65.00 per Read More

DaytonMostMetro adds events calendar

Who needs a “Young Creative Summit” to build a digital hub? Bill Pote over at DaytonMostMetro just created an events calendar online, with RSS feeds, and all the connectivity to web 2.0 goodness you’ll need. You can’t log in as a member- and manage your own account (which means more work for Bill)- but it Read More

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