The catch-up obligation

I subscribe to one daily newspaper, two weekly magazines, three monthly magazines and 42 RSS feeds. I receive about 100 non-spam emails per day on my personal account and 50-75 on my work account. I have more than 50 books on my bookcase at home waiting to be read. I spend an inordinate amount of [Keep Reading…]

Blog of the Day on Logic + Emotion

David Armano, the insightful and venerated master blogger behind Logic + Emotion, has named Pleasure & Pain his “Blog of the Day.” I’m honored that he thinks I’m one to watch, and I deeply appreciate his kind words. Read his post and you’ll understand my pure delight. David and I worked together, albeit briefly, while [Keep Reading…]

Twitter Blocks

When we live in a virtual world, who are our neighbors? And our neighbors’ neighbors? The amazing fact of the Internet is that we’re capable of living in thousands of places simultaneously. But how do all of those places connect? When it comes to Twitter, it’s easy enough to see who you’re following. But do [Keep Reading…]

My Twitter Karma

Have you measured your Twitter Karma? I found out about Twitter Karma from a blog post titled “Top 10 Twitter Hacks” from Strategic Public Relations. It’s a Twitter mashup that combines all of the people you’re following with all of the people following you, allowing you to see which relationships are mutual and which aren’t. [Keep Reading…]

Internet Famous

My friend Sasha pulled this out of last week’s issue of The New Yorker. Apparently it reminded her of me. I think many of us can identify. I check my blog stats compulsively. My heart swells when someone new starts following me on Twitter. I almost jump for joy when someone posts a comment on [Keep Reading…]

TwitterBerry was mean to me

I’ve got a thing for Twitter and I own a BlackBerry, so naturally I use TwitterBerry. It’s a downloadable BB app that lets me post updates, get replies, read my friends timeline and the public timeline — all without having to load Twitter in the mobile browser. It isn’t perfect, but it usually works pretty [Keep Reading…]

Design.alltop.com

Huge thanks goes out to tech heavyweight Guy Kawasaki for putting this little blog on his new directory of design sites at design.alltop.com. Alltop is a collection of RSS feeds grouped by category and displayed all on one page — perfect for people who don’t have a feed reader or who are looking for something new to read. The last five posts are displayed from each blog/news source.

whitney hess on design.alltop.com

You can read more about Alltop here, here and here.

While you’re at it, check out Guy’s other latest venture, Truemors, a news site for “true rumors.”