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"There is a random quality to the way our brain attaches itself to the tinkering of an idea and the different use of an object than the one it was designed for. Have you ever watched children at play?"

How true. This is one of the reasons I liked Twitter from the start—it's a very playful medium. I know it's a different topic, but how have you been liking it so far?

@Karen -- there are so many angles I was tempted to follow on this post ;-) What I liked about the concept is that we now have natives -- people used to taking all of these tools as communications media. The access is important, and one of the reasons why I love the Negroponte project. Not getting it is a human condition, not a technology adoption issue. I was worried about Twitter cutting into my blogging time... I have more ideas and make more connections now than I did two weeks ago.

@Mario -- Don't know Joe Vitale et al, would you mind sharing links?

Successfully marketed/sold tech is communications. The quality of the tools and their relative need, want, desire in the marketplace often irrelevant in the short-term. If the communications is strong, all will be well. If it's a bit weak, we could think 'Pobre Cita! Great product needs better comm.'

This is a force that transcends time and product/services. At least that's the impression I get from reading Joe Vitale, et al.

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