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…]
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.
While you’re at it, check out Guy’s other latest venture, Truemors, a news site for “true rumors.”
Last night Matthew Oliphant recommended iWPhone, an easy WordPress plugin that “automatically reformats your blog’s content for optimized viewing on Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch.” I tried it out this morning and here are the results: With the plugin: Without the plugin: So… which one do you all prefer? Big thanks to Daniel Sandler for [Keep Reading…]
MAKE: Blog: Macbook air – yes, it can be laser etched Mine cost way too much to irreversibly decorate, but perhaps you’d like to put a monkey on your Air. (tags: macbook_air personalization fun) Facebook Fatigue? Visitors Level Off In the U.S. Is Facebook app spam driving users away? I certainly don’t use it as [Keep Reading…]
I got tired of White as Milk and decided to switch it up to Cutline by Chris Pearson. I spent a good part of the day tweaking the PHP, but it’s doing what I want it to do now. Had a few “yes!” moments when finally got things to work. I love that feeling. Reminds [Keep Reading…]
Howard Rheingold recently asked his Twitter followers if he should switch from Bloglines to Google Reader — both web-based RSS readers. Joshua Porter responded that he should. I piped in to say that I’ve been using the new Bloglines Beta and I love it. They both asked about the benefits of Bloglines over Google Reader, [Keep Reading…]
I wrote a weekly newspaper column for two years. I almost never had trouble coming up with a headline — in fact, they usually came to me while I was interviewing an artist or looking at his art. They were pithy, witty, often sardonic. That’s just my style. Yet somehow, I can’t name this blog. [Keep Reading…]