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Nov. 23, 2008, 9:41 p.m.

Chuck Peters on API

Chuck Peters, chief executive of The Gazette Company in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, left an important comment on my post about the American Press Institute’s summit, which he attended and liveblogged:

I do think good things are coming out of the API Summit, including a more focused sense of urgency, and other events to pick up threads of the necessary conversations.

One of these is the Information Valet Project December 3-5 at Columbia, MO, which is referenced at http://densmore.newshare.com/wiki/index.php/Event-blueprint

I do believe that Brendan raises a key point at http://brendanwatson.net/blog/?p=58

All of our efforts to personalize the information must be in a meaningful context, which must be provided by people who are willing to put the multitude of inputs into context.

POSTED     Nov. 23, 2008, 9:41 p.m.
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