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 […]
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 […]
Link captions in WordPress
There is a plugin for WordPress that simplifies adding hyperlinks to captions Many thanks to {a.} of Handmade 2.0 for sharing this info. Link captions simplify the attribution of Creative Commons photos shared in the public domain. Before using any photo, check the licensing conditions first. At Flickr, these are listed in the right sidebar […]
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, […]
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 […]
Stucky plays Stucky
Quick blog post to recommend Erika Stucky’s concert “Stucky plays Stucky”. Lots of fun. MySpace Website Lots of Youtube videos Kaufdorf car cemetery video
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Return on involvement
How do you master a new skill and become an expert? How do you leave mediocrity behind? I am thinking a lot about how to cross the so-called suck threshold. I have experienced crossing this threshold for some topics, and that’s where I want to be. How to get there? John C. Maxwell writes: If […]
The 3Ps of News Distribution
Via Cyberwriter, here are the 3Ps of news distribution: Portable : 33% of cell phone owners now access news on their cell phones. Personalized : 28% of internet users have customized their home page to include news from sources and on topics that particularly interest them. Participatory : 37% of internet users have contributed to […]
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.