Tag: social networking

  • Footnotes to my year in theatre – 2009

    The theatre and I have had a love affair for many years now; my Actors Equity membership card notes 13 March 1973 as my joining date, but that is just the marker of when it became a day job for real; the affair began long before then.  During this – my first, official year of…

  • Facebook connections as eye candy

    The inner geek in me rose this morning as I found these great animations, graphs in a post from Mashable – visual representations of the links between friends on Facebook. Eye candy indeed – or of a galaxy really, really close to me. The picture accompanying the post is a screen shot of my Facebook…

  • Social media: covering an event

    Yesterday or today (depending on your time-zone) is the second World Wide Photo Walk Day, the brainchild of photographer Scott Kelby. You can read all about it at the homesite for the event. Some of us signed up for a walk through our city Toowoomba in south-east Queensland, Australia. What really appealed to me was…

  • 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…

  • 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…