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Age, adoption and abandonment

Tech blogs are littered with articles about age groups and their various adoptions or lack of use of certain social media tools. There’s always someone making sweeping melodramatic claims that [insert demographic here] doesn’t use [social media site]. You don’t … Continue reading

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‘Facefeed’ is better than ‘Friendbook’

I don’t get why everyone seems to think that either Facebook purchased Friendfeed to take on Twitter.  It’s comparing apples and oranges.  Let’s look at the three services: Twitter: a simple (almost too simple) service that has one purpose and … Continue reading

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Net? Book. Desk? Top. Mac? Book. Lap? Top. Tie game.

A slowing laptop and a few month’s of savings means I have a new computer in my future, so I’ve been pondering which direction to go in, because I’m a nerd, and it’s a nerd’s lot in life to ponder … Continue reading

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Waves of tech (translation: tune out)

Shaking off the blogging sleepiness (and taking another stab at the “drawn-out Twitter” style of posting that’s the only hope of posting here any more) to weigh in on a couple of the tech things that have crossed our paths … Continue reading

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Email’s fall from power

Today’s post on the usually-brilliant Seth’s Blog brought to mind a topic that eats at me almost every work day: the problem with email. Seth talks about the freeness of the email creating so much noise that email is losing … Continue reading

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