Month: March 2010

On digital natives

Using the term digital native to describe all netizens born after 1980 is way too general.  I found this interesting article discussing various findings: Only a minority of students actively created their own content or used emerging technologies such as blogs, social networking and podcasts. And a significant proportion of them had lower levels of …

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Firefox Add-ons

Besides iPod Touch apps, another apps marketplace that has really grown is the one for Firefox. There’s an add-on for everything, it seems. Here’s a break-down of Firefox add-ons that I am using: Delicious This a Firefox add-on I can’t do without. Very stable. Useful. Mark a text on a webpage and hit the TAG …

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CMYK JPEGs

JPEG not displaying in MS Internet Explorer 7 or 8 ? I was puzzled. I checked the src link, re-uploaded the image… Well, then I learned that JPEGs saved in the CMYK color model will not display in MS IE, while they do display in Firefox 3.x. I guess saving JPEGs in CMYK is unusual, …

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Rules, guidelines, research and more

hmmm… 70% of your tweets should share resources- sharing others’ voices, opinions, quotes, blog posts, articles, content and resources 20% of your tweets should engage in conversations with others, responding, connecting, collaborating and connecting with others. 10% of your tweets can be chirping, chitchat as Angela calls it, on trivial details or self-promotion. via 10 …

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Streams of Content

QOTD: Successful businesses will not be everything to everyone; that’s the broadcast mentality. Instead, they will play a meaningful role to a cohort of committed consumers who give their attention to them because of their relevance. via Streams of Content, Limited Attention | UX Magazine.