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OSCON Talks and Free Books

Tomorrow I will be doing two talks at OSCON in Portland. The details and the blurbs: The Future Of Community – 9.05am in the Portland Ballroom – In recent years collaborative communities have revolutionized how we consume and create information for each other. In this new keynote, Jono Bacon, author of The Art of Community, […]

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The Art of Community Second Edition Confirmed

In August 2009, my book, The Art of Community was published. After a rigorous writing schedule I was delighted to see it finally hit the (real and e-) bookshelves. As part of the agreement with O’Reilly, I was keen for the book to be released in both print form and under a free Creative Commons […]

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The Art Of Community Rated #2 Must Have Social Media Book By Mashable

Two lovely nuggets of Art Of Community information to share: Firstly, The Art Of Community was rated #2 in Top 10 must-have books on social media by Mashable. Wow, I am tickled pink about this. Thanks, Mashable folks! Secondly, I have have heard from a bunch of people that the legendary .net Magazine reviewed The […]

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Community Meetings: Rock Not Ramble

I just had another article published on ZDNet. This one is called Community Meetings: Rock Not Ramble and talks about how to get the most out of online discussion meetings. It begins: At the heart of great communities is great communication. Different communities converse in very different ways. Some step out into the big blue […]

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The Art of Community is #1 Culture Book on

It may have changed by the time you read this, but The Art of Community has now hit the #1 slot for the Business and Culture category You can see it on this page and you can check out the Art of Community Amazon page here. Go and buy a copy and support the […]

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