I removed Snap’s previews from here

Nick Wilson, on Performancing Blog, says that there’s three reasons why Snap Preview is ruining my blog.

I removed it before I read this because John Welch complained. Well, and a few other readers. I gave it a fair try, though, and I think it’s important to try new approaches and see if they’ll add value. One can never be sure before you try. I have been talking with the Snap folks, though, and they are working hard on answering these concerns.

Have dinner with the geeks

It’s Fred Davis week on ScobleShow. The OSX-vs-Vista-two-hour-debate-to-end-all-debate video will be up later tonight. In celebration of Microsoft shipping Vista. It’s not nearly as fun as Bill Gates getting on Jon Stewart’s show, but it does have its own bandwidth-sucking delights.

In the meantime, have dinner with us!

In the first part of this we made dinner. Now we sit down and eat it and talk, talk, talk. Geeky stuff, of course.

Geeks involved are: Barney Pell, CEO, Powerset; Mary Hodder, CEO, Dabble; Henri Poole, founder/director, Civic Actions; Kathleen Lyman, Co-founder of Wired and CEO of LaunchMedia; Steve Gillmor, founder of GestureLab (damn, he’s not invisible). Our co-hosts were Robert Scoble and Fred Davis, co-founder of Wired Magazine. Videographers are Eddie Codel and Glenn Gullmes. Chef is Rozanna Ogneva of Are You Being Served Catering. Our host is Jeannine Barnard.

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Thank you Seagate

While on the plane I learned that Seagate has signed up for another sponsorship of ScobleShow.com. Pretty sizeable deal and I really appreciate having the ability to do another 100+ videos like we did in the first phase of their sponsorship.

Sometimes I need an hour away from the computer…

Jason Calacanis, founder of Weblogsinc.com and Engadget.com, in an open letter to me: “At this point you’re basically slandering them and spreading lies. You’re acting like a spoiled jerk and as your friend I feel the need to tell you that.”

I just took a couple of hours away from the computer flying down to Demo and spent most of that time thinking about this and I have to admit that the past four days have not been my best professionally. So, I’m going to pull back here, and hope we can all shake hands here at the Demo conference and get on with giving our respective audiences the best content possible.

On the Demo plane…

Man, it seems like everyone on Alaska Air from SFO to Palm Springs is going to Demo. I’m sitting next to Sunil Tara, marcom manager for Zoho, who just announced a new Notebook. One place to store all your documents on the Web and share them with people. I can’t wait to get a demo of that at Demo. Booth #10 is where they are.