Posts filed under “social media”

Frank Chimero on Design

Usually the little bits and pieces of interesting stuff I find online land in my Tumblelog, and Frank Chimero did too, but then I thought this is actually cool enough it should be in the blog. Frank is an illustrator and designer from Missouri who has a portfolio you can click through for ages. But […]

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Invasion of the Feed Readers

Update: based on this article Feedly has made some changes (and damned fast, 5.5 hours) to the first-time experience. Make sure to read the comments. So everyone has been talking about Feedly. It’s a Firefox plugin that gathers your feeds from Google Reader, does some magic, and tries to present all the articles you love […]

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Stowe Boyd Lays Down the Law

Stowe Boyd responded to a typical re-hash of the “connectedness = overload = falling productivity” argument against social media, but to be honest, the argument (yawn) wasn’t nearly as interesting as Stowe’s response. It’s a lovely visionary rant about a future most people can’t even imagine, from a guy who sounds like he’s been there. […]

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Buy My Friends Dot Com

Now I know for certain that I’m just too old (or old-fashioned) for this social-networky friendy microbloggy stuff. Andrew Baron, Rocketboom founder, is selling his Twitter account, and his more than 1,600 followers on ebay (where else?). If we take this seriously, and assume that it’s actually not just a cheap publicity stunt, who the […]

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