Tag: Blogging

  • Aggregating blog content: the dilemma

    I’ve been keeping blogs for several years now. This one was the first-born, or at least it ‘growed up’ out of my first experiments in what I thought of as an online journal. Fairly soon after its incarnation, Spinning a Learning Web became too sprawling, so I reined in my grasshopper inclinations to write about…

  • How to survive online possum-stirring*

    I wonder at the naiveté of people who publish material to the web, and then spit and scratch if it appears somewhere else ‘out there.’ I also think people who cut and paste clearly private or sensitive material from sites to other more public forums deserve all the un-friending they get – a sort of…

  • 3 Simply Elegant Tools: redux

    A year ago I wrote about a few tools I was then using to make blogging simpler. I’ve updated the original post 3 Simple Elegant Tools because in that year I’ve added a few more clever apps to my digital toolbox and tossed others. It’s probably also not a bad idea to revisit and revise…

  • The e-traveller hits the road again

    This time I’m heading to the US for a holiday … no conferences, no presentations, just fun. I’m very keen to have the opportunity to join in the celebrations following Barack Obama’s inauguration; I imagine the place will be bursting with bonhomie and pride. It deserves to be. I’ll be tweeting and blogging and uploading…

  • How Twitter is invigorating my blogging

    As I’ve written elsewhere here, I’ve spent a good bit of time microblogging – diversifying the way I engage in online conversation. Whereas once I would have written a blog message or two a day, I now find I am more likely to twitter and then take far more ideas from the Twitter stream into…

  • I’ve been tagged …

    Image via Wikipedia Now I’ve heard about these ‘meme’ things but for the first time last week I was tagged by Sue Hickton to release 7 or maybe 8 things you don’t need to know about me. Actually there are lots of things you don’t need to know about me, but you don’t need to…