We live in media…using Twitter

Yesterday morning I read a handful of  interesting posts about Twitter, and found the poster shown at the left,  by Tom Woodward. As it all followed on a long Skype conversation with a colleague about Twitter, I felt that all the signs were pointing to  today's blog post focusing on Twitter. Quick catch up, or background info: "Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables users to send and read short 140-character text messages, called "tweets". Registered users can ...

My most useful web tool

The most prevalent, and overwhelmingly useful tool I use on the Internet is not a website, not email, not shared documents or photos or videos or music, but a "behind the scenes" bit of code: RSS feeds. First, what is RSS? RSS - Really Simple Syndication "uses a family of standard web feed formats to publish frequently updated information: blog entries, news headlines, audio, video. An RSS document (called "feed", "web feed", or "channel") includes full or summarised text, and metadata, like publishing date and author's name.  RSS feeds ...