Kaplan Missed the Point
Ian Lurie Aug 12 2007
Robert Scoble responds to Ethan Kaplan’s tripe about Gnomedex.
Kaplan missed the entire point.
Gnomedex was not about RSS and Web 2.0.
Gnomedex was about communication that organizes, motivates and calls to action.
Gnomedex was about lots of people each making a small difference, and how that can add up.
And Ethan, that’s what Patti Smith sings about, too.
Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent Inc. He's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Forbes.com and TechCrunch. Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, SIC and ad:Tech. Follow him on Twitter at portentint. He also just published a book about strategy for services businesses: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle. Read More