I don't normally do a lot of work with social media in the evenings. That's family time and normally we're out doing something. But, with the rain last night, we were home and I had my laptop open on the table next to me. This message from Peter Beens flew by... If you're a Gmail … Continue reading Simplify your email
You would have to have been totally offline to not have read about the PRISM program and thought through the whole concept of your digital tracks as you click your way through your daily online routine. In some circles, there was complete outrage that online services track your activities. In my mind, I think that … Continue reading What About Them Ads?
I use Gmail as my email service to mange all things social. So, if I email subscribe to a blog, follow a mailing list, subscribe to a service, it goes there. I really wanted the firstname.lastname@example.org address but I was slow off the marks and someone else has it. Oh well. Them's the breaks. For the … Continue reading Two Gmail Features I’m Liking
I've done some thinking about computer security and privacy over the past while. It's been precipitated by conversations with Gust Mees. It's good thinking. We're all in the same boat. Just think of the number of times you've clicked the checkbox beside this. My team of lawyers and I have read and studied your terms … Continue reading Determining What Calls Home
I read this post from Malhar Bahai “12 Most Basic Twitter Etiquette Tips” and found it really hit the mark. Just sharing it was too simple so I decided to use it as a checkup for myself. Here are my thoughts… 1. Don’t be an Egg Head Got it! I absolutely agree. Personally, I generally … Continue reading Self-Analysis of Twitter Etiquette
Anyone who's been keeping their eyes open to great blog posts have seen posts like "Top 10 Word Processors for the iPad" or "Top 10 Utilities for the iPad". They're pretty much a summary of what all is available within a particular category. That got me thinking...that would be great if I had a 64GB … Continue reading Doug’s Dozen
Daily, we continue to explore Web 2.0 technologies. They get better and better with each passing day. Today, Google announced an enhancement to its terrific Gmail service. Themes. No more blah-ish email; you can change the familiar (boring?) background to any one of a number of different designs. Some are even customizable once you've chosen … Continue reading Themes