We’re Sorry, America. Really sorry.

On behalf of the State of Texas, I'd like to apologize for giving you George W. Bush. You have to understand, he really wasn't that bad as Governor of Texas. Sure, he didn't do much, but we rather like that down here. He actually seemed like something of a uniter, working with both the Republicans and the Democrats in office. He certainly didn't come across as a Big Government Republican, war-mongering, spying-on-Americans, torturer.

Tara Hunt at HiMA’s Interactive Strategies

As I posted earlier this week, today I was speaking for Apogee Search at HiMA’s Interactive Strategies conference in Houston, Texas. The keynote was given by Tara ‘missrogue’ Hunt, the principal of Citizen Agency.

The title of her keynote was:

Makin’ Wuffie
5 keys for maxing social capital and winning with online communities

My notes from her presentation follow.

“Wuffie” comes from a Cory Doctorow book. It is fairly equivalent to influence, trust, etc. In his world, when you …

Speaking at Interactive Strategies on Wednesday

Those in the Houston, Texas area on Wednesday will be able to find me at HiMA Interactive Strategies Conference ’08. I’ll be speaking on “Vertical Search – And How It’s Going to Rock Your World” at 11:10am in the Search Marketing track. Learn how to get your digital assets to the top of the search engines.

I look forward to seeing you there!…

Now we find out how good the Longhorns are…

For the first time I can remember, I will be watching the Red River Rivalry from outside the state of Texas, as I finish up my trip to Port Townsend, Washington today.

Frankly, I’m not sure what to expect in this game. My Texas Longhorns are clearly better than I expected this season, but that seems to also be the case with the Oklahoma Sooners.

That Sooner passing game is impressive. They fire the ball deep better than anyone I’ve …