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post-LeWeb posts: when Seesmic met Seesmic


The Seesmic video conversation, discussed by LeWeb ’08 participants and Seesmic users – Phil Jeudy of San Fancisco-based Altaide Valley, and artist Philippe Lejeune:

I also asked another French expat, Seesmic investor  Jeff Clavier of  SoftTech VC about his take on video conversations:


post-LeWeb posts: Startup Competition winners


Selected in 2007 by Forbes as one of the 100 most powerful women, Christine Lagarde Minister of Finance of France, introduced the winners of the Startup Competition at LeWeb 08, with Loic Le Meur and Robert Scoble: Viewdle (Ukraine), Webnode (Czech Republic) and Zoover (Netherlands):


post-LeWeb posts: Google


Nikesh Arora, SVP, Google and President, EMEA Operations, shares Google’s vision about crossing language barriers with innovative translation technologies (from a LeWeb interview with Loic Le Meur):

In an interview with me, following a panel discussion titled Platform Love: Getting Along, David Glazer, Google’s Director of Engineering, referred to the expansion of social networking platforms:

He also discussed privacy standards and how they changed over time:


post-LeWeb posts: the Gillmor Gang


Excerpts from: The Gillmor Gang at LeWeb 08, moderated by Steve Gillmor with guests: Michael Arrington, Loic Le Meur, Robert Scoble, Marc Canter, Doc Searls, Gabe Rivera, Hugh McLeod and Loren Feldman, discuss the cultural differences between Internet entrepreneurs in USA and Europe.


LeWeb08 – Day 2


Creative Commons Chairman Joi Ito on copyright issues and the emergence of Creative Commons standards regarding content sharing and remixing on the web:?
TechCrunch founder and co-editor Michael Arrington on TechCrunch and tech journalism:


LeWeb08 – Day 1


This year’s theme is Love. Rutgers’ researcher and member of its member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies in the Department of Anthropology, Helen Fisher, spoke about Why We Love, and later in an interview said that the human brain has not changed and that the Internet has not changed our primary human emotional capabilities of falling in love in the digital age.


Net Thinkers


John Palfrey, co-author of Born Digital on the Digital Natives generation:

David Weinberger, author of Everything is Miscellaneous, on Net lingo:

Jonathan Zittrain, author of The Future of The Internet on the future of social media:

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Cyber Sapiens (excerpts)


Production started in early-April 2008, with filming at the COMvention conference, at one of Jeff Pulver’s worldwide Social Media Breakfasts and at a GarageGeeks‘ party – all held in Tel Aviv, Israel. Additional filming followed later that month at PodCampNYC and then in May at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for the Internet & Society 10th anniversary event.

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Hello WWWorld!


Welcome to Cyber Sapiens – a documentary film about social media in the digital age.

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