At LeWeb in Paris (December 2009) Chris Pirillo articulated some underlying principles for creating true (virtual) community. Matt Buckland recorded Chris’ points in text form. I’m going to make some comments on them now.
Chris started by saying “I don’t have an agenda; I don’t have an announcement…” referring, of course, to the number of companies that had been making announcements on the stage. Probably not unusual, since you want to make product announcements where they will be heard, but it was certainly being noticed this time around.
The full video of Chris’ talk appears at the bottom of this article. I’m going to pick and choose from the points that Matt jotted down.
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