I’d like to show you the coolest thing I’ve seen since Macintosh: FilmLoop. It is a photo broadcasting (“photocasting”) system–enabling you to push pictures to people (as opposed to push people to pictures). It’s photo sharing on steroids.
The above quote is the intro to an email I received from Guy Kawasaki on Friday. FilmLoop had already caught my attention at Demo Fall 2005. After playing with FilmLoop over the weekend it has moved from my sandbox to my toolbox. You can download Filmloop here.
Every year a couple of new words enter an organisations vocabulary. This year one of those words is evangelist. Guy is the original of the species who wrote the playbook back in his Mac days. Every startup I work with is given a copy of Guys excellent book The Art of the Start. This unedited interview speaks volumes about Guy and displays some of the qualities that an evangelist posesses – passionate, personable, knowledgeable and fun loving. With ever increasing coverage (such as this article in the FT last week) more decision makers within organisations are becoming aware of the role of evangelists and joining the conversation. More to follow …
UPDATE : Jackie Huba joins the conversation
UPDATE 2 : James Pethokoukis at USNews.com joins the conversation