Noted: Richard Burger of The Peking Duck (Lost Laowai China Blog) http://tinyurl.com/bj5rnf
Noted: Facebook for Parents (Stanford) http://tinyurl.com/bteygt
Noted: The Difference Between Panic and Urgency (Brad Feld) http://tinyurl.com/b8pf45
How did it happen? 20 minutes drawn into Alan Partridge videos. Not Ricky Gervais, but still like watching a train wreck.
_The_ most dependable source of important insights on the news: ONN http://bit.ly/XM3gW
@yenra Doing the same things — wood, firing up stove — except … why is “Hell’s Kitchen” worth the viewing time?
As I gaze upon my 5y-olds construction paper “laptop” art project (drawn from memory), I say, again, read this book. http://bit.ly/ZjDH
New Washington Post public wiki with profiles of administration insiders. Runs on Deki. http://whorunsgov.com/
Requested feature for Twitterific: hold onto prior retweets the way replies are kept. There’s huge value is those RTs.
Noted: Who will hire the Class of 2009? (Boston.com) http://tinyurl.com/cbp6mo
Noted: Al Jazeera Creative Commons Repository http://cc.aljazeera.net/
Noted: Warning: Dependence on Facebook, Twitter Could Be Hazardous to Your Business (MediaShift) http://tinyurl.com/bhhm5s
@hacool How do you edit and view SVG or other vector formats?
@hacool Nested, semantic divs, though. Mmm, mmm good.
Step-by-step video about use of Facebook pages (not groups) for alumni associations. Don’t know about the music, though. http://bit.ly/2F3S
@senatorcollins Welcome to Twitter and YouTube.
Noted: ‘The Graveyard Book’ Wins Newbery Medal (NPR) http://tinyurl.com/dkkrhn
@utpress My pleasure. Thanks for following.
Noted: Emergence: What we can learn from Twitter retweets (Steffan Antonas) http://tinyurl.com/bybdxw
@SpecialDee I’ve used Firefox faithfully for, well, it seems like years. Newest update turned to molasses for me. I’ll return when fixed.
Goodbye Firefox 3.04 and 3.05. You are just too slow for me. Hello default Safari.
Noted: Nationside Gas Prices http://tinyurl.com/58l5ol
Noted: How to Write a Good RFP (Influence) http://tinyurl.com/7pe6cg
Delicious.com: “Sorry, the page you requested was not found.” Huh?
How to use Twitter poorly, and how to compound the problem afterwards. http://bit.ly/be9E
More thoughts on _asocial_ media. http://bit.ly/17UzS
Noted: Brandeis to sell school’s art collection (The Boston Globe) http://tinyurl.com/cyl2mu
Noted: Barack Obama, Facebook, BlackBerry, White House employees (Salon News) http://tinyurl.com/awqeoe
@SpecialDee Yes! My daughter likes quinoa pasta with the garnishes you mentioned. Hey, I’m getting hungry again, and I already had dinner.
Noted: ‘Curation,’ and journalists as curators (Teaching Online Journalism) http://tinyurl.com/5tye33
@SpecialDee According to Braggs, “The Mother” is a master (mistreess?) enzyme that activates digestion.
@AdmissionsQuest There is a known problem with Twitter API errors with too many requests, so this process only checks 2-3 times an hour.
Noted: Ooooh, not good. 404 error (PolitiFact) http://tinyurl.com/bltbyf
@SpecialDee Braggs is great! My uncle used to say a tsp. a day of “living” apple cider vinegar (organic with enzymes) will keep you healthy.
Anyone studying _asocial_ media? My definition: soapbox monologues on unmoderated blogs with no interest in dialogue.
Happy lunar new year 4707 tomorrow!
Watching BBC’s “The State Within” (2006) on Netflix instant viewing. $9/month plan. Good deal.
BBC Coupling S4Ep6. Steve at the birth of his son. “And then he looked at me and, oh my goodness me. I became someone else entirely.”
Life is so 16:9.
@SpecialDee Twitter feeds into Facebook and Friendfeed. Each have their own strengths. Netvibes, too. What’s My Space?
Finishing an annual report/presentation for tomorrow’s Alumni Council meeting. Looking forward to seeing everyone!
Wow, thanks for all the edits to the Higher Ed. Tweeps spreadsheet! http://bit.ly/UusN
@adamstahr That question is too hard. Good: comfort food. Bad: takes money out of local economy, long supply chain. In Defense of Food.
@bentforkz And I had left early to pick up my daughter. That’ll teach me.
@bentforkz You tweet to warn me of a traffic jam. I get caught in that very traffic jam. You pass me and honk. Very small world!
Noted: The country’s new robots.txt file (Kottke.org) http://tinyurl.com/84ljpb
Noted: The point of return (The Boston Globe) http://tinyurl.com/56u3cm
Noted: White House stops pending Bush regulations for review (Reuters) http://tinyurl.com/9vexx2
@circa1978 Spead the word: yes. Add a column when confirmed: sure! I’m especially interested in finding faculty on Twitter. You?
I’m still perplexed by the new FB interface — which is why I stay away. How to update RSS feed in Notes app?
@HolyGod You brought me nothing but followers claiming to act in your name. So, unbeliever that I am, I must banish you from my Tweet life.
@NYTimesKristof He still used the term “non-believers” … not the most positive label.
@kylejames Why is ow.ly so slow?
CNN: From the parade down to Midland, Texas. The plane is flying in …
Warmer in Maine than in D.C.!
Now live: http://www.whitehouse.go…. Fortunately, the Barney video is gone.
Watching with no narration/interpretation has been inspiring. My own thoughts!
Current is superimposing Twitter over the inauguration at 11:30. http://bit.ly/2SVdOD
@CathyWebSavvyPR I looked in my FB “Wall” status list and the feed stopped completely on January 2. Uninstalled and reinstalled. Here goes.
Just looked at FB and my Twitter statuses aren’t being posted. Twitter app is active. Is there a trick?
Advanced search for all of the trending Twitter terms. http://bit.ly/Moys
CNN’s live crane shot from over the mall is absolutely amazing. No narration, but a sense of joy, spectacle, personal, universal.
Watching live multi-stream CNN coverage (thanks @bentforkz) with Facebook friend statuses. Haven’t been in FB much lately. Cool integration.
RT: @lonniehodge “The Facebook CNN Live Feed of the inauguration is amazing…Perfect here in south China….”
Noted: inls490 Bookmarks (Delicious) http://tinyurl.com/7ebmu4
@faziarizvi Please do add yourself. There is a column for role … includes students.
@ccmaine That’s great. Share the details when available.
@nickdenardis Some people, like me, have multiple accounts for different roles.
@KarlynM Cool. I’m working to convince faculty to participate in Delicious and Twitter, so this is oriented toward that audience.
Experiment underway: Higher education people on Twitter. Google spreadsheet. Honor system for now. http://bit.ly/B6rr
Noted: Nieman Reports: ‘Journalism’s Digital Future’ (Poynter Online) http://tinyurl.com/8wa4dd
Can someone share URLs for network feeds? (No TV in this house.) #inaug09
@hollyfowler Hope you’ll share your decision! It’s a virtual vacation for me … ;)
Noted: Obama’s Wide Web (washingtonpost.com) http://tinyurl.com/6kapzk
Noted: Colleges and Universities Adopt Social Media (Society for New Communications Research) http://tinyurl.com/9vm2uq
@SpecialDee Yes! I’m imagining the amount of coord. needed to launch WhiteHouse.gov tomorrow … and they were able to keep it under wraps.
@ccmaine Will you record your TechMaine presentation for we in the overflow crowd?
@bentforkz Oops … 150 updates an hour ;) Still a lot, but doesn’t seem quite as crazy … Besides, he responded to my comment.
@SpecialDee I like “Elusive.” It’s just so hard to organize the unorganizable.
@chrisbrogan So how do I find out what’s important? I only have a minute an hour to scan …
I’m looking for a list of faculty on Twitter. No luck yet. Any ideas?
@edwebb Great ideas! I like “bomb-diggity” best, followed by “pizazz” “secret ingredient” and “certain something”
@SpecialDee For some reason, it’s hard to imagine “don’t know” “beats me” or “unknown” in IA. More mysterious? Inspirational?
@yenra Please do share tips for tweaking HTML/CSS for mobile/iPhone … without a separate site.
@dylanw The Awesome is good. Already: The Unspoken (too scary). Gestalt (too brusque). The Place. The Thing. Always back to Je Ne Sais Quoi
Noted: New Children’s drama inspired by Chinese myths and legends (BBC) http://tinyurl.com/a5356r
@dylanw I’m contemplating how to organize content about that “certain something,” the intangible qualities of our campus community.
Looking for one- or two-word English alternatives to “je ne sais quoi” for an information architecture. http://bit.ly/aSKP
Noted: Change.gov coming to the White House (AFP) http://tinyurl.com/a3m7gu
Noted: Two Million Minutes Trailer (YouTube) http://tinyurl.com/yscehf
@yenra Thanks. I’ve been discovering great resources via Delicious searches these days.
Noted: Horizon: The President’s Guide to Science http://tinyurl.com/6x777s
Noted: Life of a Star: 12 billion years in 6 minutes (YouTube) http://tinyurl.com/8556zu
Reading: OSM 2008: A Year of Edits on Vimeo http://vimeo.com/2598878
Reading: The Nature of Education, Educational Development, and the Rhythm of Growth (A.N. Whitehead) http://tinyurl.com/9952ey
Reading: What Matters in College After College (Annapolis Group Survey) http://tinyurl.com/8vzqz3
There was a controversy over unfollowing recently? Let me know who wrote about it, so I can unfollow them.
@dontgetcaught It’s hard to imagine the mid-Atlantic below zero! We’re not much lower here on the coast. The woodpile holds out. Stay warm!
Reading: Change (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) http://tinyurl.com/hnj6n
Reading: How Google Is Making Us Smarter (Discover magazine) http://tinyurl.com/a6r28j
Reading: A Job Guiding Web Surfers to Your Company’s Site (NYTimes.com) http://tinyurl.com/9uaozd
Reading: Getting Started with WPMU - Installation, databases, FTP and more WPMU DEV - WordPress MU plugi.. http://tinyurl.com/6p5o7x
@keithneisler I’d like to read your blog entry with our “Did You Know” edit, but it’s restricted. Do you have a public version?
It’s so clear and crisp, I went outside to get wood and felt like I was walking with Orion. The stars are that close.
@bentforkz Did you change accounts? Anyway … now following this one.
Reading: Barack Obama: A Letter to My Daughters (Parade) http://tinyurl.com/8q3yp9
I’ve been affected by Steve Jobs announcement more than I thought I would be. Apple has enabled creativity for more than 20 years. I’m sad.
25-degree different in low temperatures in Maine from north to south. Glad we live near the coast.
Bookmarked: Ten things every journalist should know in 2009 (Journalism.co.uk) http://tinyurl.com/8s5cwj
Bookmarked: Surge in Chinese internet users (BBC News) http://tinyurl.com/77bnae
@SpecialDee Many of us share these fundamental perspectives on liberal arts education. I’m currently interested in distinctive approaches.
@markgr The Ning documentation for specialized feeds is no longer public. Looking for formatting.
@markgr Is there any way to separate content from actions as separate feeds?
Bookmarked: On the Uses of a Liberal Education … (Mark Edmundson) http://tinyurl.com/7sk2sj
@markgr I saw Ian Anderson twice, once during the Songs-from-the-Wood era. I still revisit that & Heavy Horses during agrarian meditations.
Bookmarked: Metaphors in higher education: space and nourishment (Teagle) http://tinyurl.com/7wytfk
Bookmarked: The Teagle Foundation http://tinyurl.com/8vpgxo
Bookmarked: What’s a Liberal Arts Education Good For? (Michael Roth) http://tinyurl.com/5epwm5
Bookmarked: On the Purpose of a Liberal Arts Education (Virtual Salt) http://tinyurl.com/74lc6m
Bookmarked: For the Love of Learning (Yahoo Education) http://tinyurl.com/ywq4j6
I’ve been spending limited Twitter time over @BatesCollege. Right now: Listening to favorite ’80s tunes while drafting a creative brief.
Bookmarked: How We Operate (Gomez) http://tinyurl.com/9w78tj
Bookmarked: Life Is A Long Song (Ian Anderson) http://tinyurl.com/97f98o
Bookmarked: Beyond TweetBacks: Introducing TweetSuite (Dan Zarrella) http://tinyurl.com/7dbgaf
Bookmarked: ‘We need to fix our CMS,’ say communicators in new poll (Regan) http://tinyurl.com/7xr7uy
Bookmarked: Why the Internet Weakens the Authority of the Press (PressThink) http://tinyurl.com/8lkebu
Bookmarked: Bates College offers ‘Inaugurating Change’ (SunJournal.com) http://tinyurl.com/77ca9r
Bookmarked: Internet Overtakes Newspapers as News Outlet (Pew Research Center) http://tinyurl.com/93u3f4
Bookmarked: How Web 2 are you? (Quizible) http://tinyurl.com/a85m3g
@aaronrester I laughed so hard my stomach still hurts.
Bookmarked: Nothing Can Prepare You For The Microsoft Songsmith Commercial - Parody? or not? http://tinyurl.com/777rox
Bookmarked: Ben Jones ’96 (Oberlin Blogs) http://tinyurl.com/7jftfj
Here comes the snow. Brought in the firewood.
@MPBNnews You could post when local segments are released online, with URLs to a page with support opportunities. That’d be good for Twit.
Bookmarked: Social network (Wikipedia) http://tinyurl.com/6hrcy8
@SpecialDee Thanks. I’m still getting a hang of it.
@kylejames Twitter credibility crunch time. I read that the average human can only truly manage 150 weak social ties. 1000s? No way.
@kylejames First adopters, gold rush, credibility crunch. Applies to Twitter, too.
What a moonrise!
@MPBNnews Do you have a sister Twitter feed for programming?
@markgr So it seems. Something changed in the last week, too, because an RSS feed that had been working for months threw a non-stop 400.
Working on a creative brief for the new Bates virtual front door. http://bit.ly/V4Dz
No success burning Twitter RSS feed with Feedburner. Also problem with Feed2JS. A change to Twitter?
Human fear devalues “the other.” To heal earth, we must integrate our selves with the other, bit by bit.
Ramping up Bates’ Twitter feed, bit by bit. http://twitter.com/Bates…
@alumnifutures There probably is a Twitteric … but, in my case, it was a typo ;) Thwirl/Air interface has poor anti-aliasing.
Trying the new version of Thwirl so I can keep track of multiple accounts. I still like Twitteric better.
@FreeVermont Thanks for the URL. Sorry to hear about Freyne.
@therichbrooks The second part of the trick is to have other WordPress posts (or the phrase “top 10 plugins”) nearby. That’ll snag ‘em.
@wending Yes, one of these is a mirage. I just haven’t yet figured out which one.
@megmaker Twitterific only pops up when something comes in, it’s pretty small and I just check occasionally, like Blitz er e-mail.