Posted by Brian Connolly
Saturday, December 15, 2007
Ever wonder why the Hell it appears that some of your most respected, knowledgeable and intellectually capable colleagues have completely lost their minds in all this Web 2.0 stuff? I mean, perfectly sensible people totally abandoning all logic and critical thinking, and gleefully hopping on the Cluetrain to nowhere.
Poignant. Something is askew for sure. But sobriety isn't the issue. Of all the countless wacky things PR 2.0 cultists have proclaimed in the last few years, there's been little juice actually, i.e. there's been lots of conferences but little in the way of revenue. Take Kami Huyse and "friendz," for instance; these folks are more God-fearing tea-totaling Heaven's-Gate-like anorexic sorority geeks than fat drunkards.
Turns out, the cause could be a virus. Watch this: