Links for 2006-05-18

Podcast: Influencers Unplugged
Influencers. Influentials. Connectors. Mavens. Salesmen. The elusive one in 10 amongst us. Your friends, our friends, us– but more connected, more passionate, more inquisitive, more driven, more wired. But what really makes an Influencer an Influencer?

One Man’s Musical Tastes as Fodder for a Flame War
Last week, a two-year-old argument over the preferences of Stephin Merritt for music by white artists mushroomed into a tempest in a digital teapot.