I’ve been using If This Then That (best part? it’s free!) for several months, and wanted to share a simple way to post updates from Google+ (or any RSS feed, but I digress) to your other social media services. Currently I only use Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook – though I am sure this basic process … Continue reading posting from google+ to other services with ifttt
There seems to be a great deal of divide over where, when, and how hashtags should be used on social media services like Twitter. If you google “hashtag etiquette”, you’ll get a variety of differing results. So – what’s the best route to follow? When is it ok to create your own? Why would you want … Continue reading hashtagiquette – inline, or append?
Just what is journalism going to look like in the future? It’s a question that’s been bouncing around my head for a while, and articulated in various pieces by Ben Thompson (in a nichification process), my friend Eric Hydrick, and others. Eric brought up the idea of supporting “special” journalism through services like Patreon. I … Continue reading crowdsourcing patronage
This is going to ramble a bit, and I’m not 100% sure my opinions are even remotely reasonable, but I had a great conversation on the Gold Standard recently, and thought sharing that would be fun. The quoted sections are relevant parts of the conversation from my friend*, and the unquoted segments are my responses. … Continue reading the gold standard
I doubt mankind will ever figure out how our memories work. Think about it for a second: you’re sitting in your car, listening to some radio station playing songs popular when you were a kid – a young kid. And then, lo and behold, you’re singing along with the radio – to songs you either … Continue reading the vagaries of memory