Archive for May, 2009

The hub-centric approach

Which services are you using right now in terms of social media? Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, LastFM, Flickr, YouTube, etc. The list goes on forever with more and more services popping out of the web every day. They all have their specific benefit for you as a user as well as for your followers or subscribers. But with an uncountable number of services available at your finger tips the task of managing and keeping them all up-to-date gets harder and more complicated. Building a hub around your digital activities can simplify your update affords as well as make it easier for your friends and subscribers to follow you.

Date posted
May 27, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

Five steps to a life less complicated

This is a completely ego-centric and subjective 5-step guide to a life. It is not necessarily what fits into your mindset and it might not be exactly suitable for the circumstances of your own existance. I would not even declare it the principles of my life. They could just be intersting to observe: 1. Use […]

Date posted
May 26, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

Sponsors of tomorrow

Remember those days when Intel used to be as cool and edgy as state-owned infrastructure company? Of course … they built chips – the engines of the information age. But they seemed to be a well-accepted necessity. Nothing more, nothing less. Then – suddenly – Apple decided that they would go Intel from now on. […]

Date posted
May 26, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

What does success look like?

Success is a number. If you can’t measure it isn’t worth the afford. But what number do you look for? How can success be measured and what does it look like in a social media context?

Date posted
May 26, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

How to … lose your friends in 5 simple steps

Ever wondered how you could destroy your friends’ digital DNA in the most efficient way? Look no further. If you follow these 10 simple steps they will not only become digital DNA zombies but will also abrogate your friendship (at least on Facebook) ultimately. Publish images showing your friends in crappy situations (wearing nothing but […]

Date posted
May 25, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

WordPress backend bug with Safari 4

If you are using the recent version of WordPress (2.7.1) together with Apple’s beta of Safari 4 you might have come across a small bug when using the WordPress WYSIWYG editor. Certain overlay dialog boxes are blocking the interface. Rien ne va plus. Until recently I switched to Firefox to edit my blog posts. But […]

Date posted
May 25, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

Evolution or regression

I recently came across Twitvid. A small microblogging service to make it easy for you to tweet videos. Of course it is intended to be used in conjunction with the original Twitter service. I’m still not sure what I should think about it. Countless (well, to be hones, not that “countless”) videos without any apparent […]

Date posted
May 25, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

Polluted communication

What’s it all about? Polluted communication is the term for information that is either unsolicited or sent by an unknown or at least not well-known communication subject, i.e. sender. Polluted communication not only relates to the information being transmitted but also to the dynamic process of exchanging information. It usually includes sending or receiving information […]

Date posted
May 25, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg

Please twitter!

Do you know what spam is? Unsolicited information that you receive and that is stuffing your mailbox. Web 2.0, social media and microblogging are taking spam to the next level. You don’t even get information. You receive thoughts of people you don’t even know. It is like reading someone else’s mind. Per se this isn’t […]

Date posted
May 25, 2009
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Jo Wedenigg