One of my favorite tech geeks is Chris Pirillo of LockerGnome.com. Recently, Chris posted this delicious morsel from TLDR (The LockerGnome Daily Report), making some salient points about how online content will be shaped now and in the future.
Long live, (whatever your industry is)!
Ben Parr thinks Twitter is the future of media. But is it really? Here’s my two cents.
Last month, I decided to start a series of monthly conversations on Twitter, on the third Monday of the month. Back in December, the conversation was with Kathy Escobar. Here is my interview with Kathy following that first experimental #missionalchat.
I did read some really good books in 2011 (not all published in 2011), and here’s a rundown of the ones I would definitely recommend (in no particular order).
One of the most courageous, innovative Christian leaders of my generation is Shaun King. His story is amazing. He’s already left his mark for social good on Twitter. Now he’s getting ready to launch a whole new social platform for making the world a better place.
I predict the conversation about tech lingo will continue to parallel — and deeply inform — the conversation about Christianity and church (how we organize ourselves into religious/faith communities).
Progressive disclosure — it’s apparently what turns a boring online sign-up form into a story.
In the discussion of participatory church, I find it really fascinating that there are really two conversations about radical shifts in culture going on right now that share some of the same language but apply them in different ways. One is the Internet/tech culture and the other is religious culture, specifically Christian culture (as I see it from my perspective).
There’s been a lot of great comments shared in response to my initial post “Are We on the Verge of Participatory Church?” including some great follow-up posts from Rachelle Mee-Chapman, Adam Copeland, and Dave Owen-O’Quill. Here are a few of the other more critical comments that were posted, which I think are really worth considering […]