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1984 2.0

April 30, 2011


Just a little inSecurity reminder. Once upon a time, if Google wanted to know what you were looking at online, it had to coax you to install the Google toolbar. Now they just have to talk you into using Chrome instead of Firefox (which, given the quality of recent Firefox upgrades, isn’t all that much […]

Blogging for Writers Online Workshop starts May 18

April 29, 2011


Yes, we’re starting a new round of workshops mid-May online via Skype. As long as you’ve got a broadband connection and a headset with a mic, you can sign up for this, my favorite workshop to teach. Blogging and Social Media for Writers is taught on Skype, starting 7pm-8:30pm Wednesday, May 18, lasts ten weeks, […]

Job Posting: Research Assistant in Cambridge

April 21, 2011


Got this from a listserv and it looks like a very good opportunity for someone of serious academic bent just starting out. You will need to be onsite in Cambridge (the one with Harvard, not the one with, you know, Cambridge). But you get to work with some amazing people including danah boyd, Mike Ananny, and […]

SproutSocial Blog is Hiring!

April 4, 2011


Saw this on Twitter, and it sounds like a nice little add-on if you’ve got a fair bit of tech savvy, some writing talent, and some spare time. New Position: Contributing Blog Writer The Sprout Social blog will soon be re-launched as a vital resource for Sprout Social customers who want to better understand the […]

Happy April Fool’s Day from YouTube

April 1, 2011


Apparently Gawker’s trying to drum up some synthetic outrage over YouTube’s decision to add the “1911-ify” function to videos today, but with so much real cause for outrage around, the rest of the world’s not buying it (thank GOD for a sense of perspective, eh?). The feature (available for Yankistan only, alas) turns whatever you’re […]

My new brand niche

March 23, 2011


“Snarketing.” WHY DIDN’T I THINK OF THAT?????

Not much to Gawk at

March 21, 2011


So, how’s that redesign coming, Denton? Between the rotating WHITE SCREEN OF DEATH and “Post Save Failed” it’s no wonder I’ve taken my commenting juice elsewhere and the stats look like this: Denton claims that Sitemeter isn’t accurate: all I can say is that I’ve used them continuously for five years and that my own […]