Reason number 437 Renee and I use Macs.
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In the early days of the web, we had hit counters. Today, we have Google Analytics. The depth of the data is incredible. You can see the number of visitors to your site, how many pages they looked at, and if you have a webcam hooked up, we get to watch you. I want to [...]
This video, “Web 2.0… The Machine is Us/ing Us,” about How Web 2.0 connects people, was created by Michael Wesch, an anthropology professor at Kansas State.
Yaro Starak just launched a new site aimed at beginners and those who are not tech-savvy. The new site is called “Become a Blogger.”
Like almost every blog out there, this site is completely free. You don’t even have to sign up for an email newsletter. The video tutorials are professionally produced, easy to understand and very informative. Here’s a sneak-peek at what you’ll learn:
Every job has a required skill set and job description. Blogging is no exception. It does have a low barrier to entry, but still requires a high level of skill in various areas to succeed. I have compiled a list of skills a blogger must hone to have a successful blog. You may be surprised [...]
Here are a few of our favorite bloggers. It’s not an exhaustive list, but these are the ones who inspire, inform, and entertain us.
Buying a Blackberry doesn’t automatically make you a better communicator. Using it effectively does. It’s analogous to the gym membership vs. a real exercise routine. Humans are social creatures, and many of the latest technological advances have been in communications devices. Email, instant messenger, and cell phones proliferate. But are we better communicators?
Whether you’re well-versed in Web 2.0 or not, Mark Briggs has written a great overview. You can order a hard copy version or download the PDF for free. The hard copy is only $10, and includes shipping within the US. If you take it to Kinko’s, you’ll pay a lot more. If you print it [...]
Most people who find this site know what a blog is, but I have learned that several people aren’t quite sure. Technological advances in computers and electronics seems to come at a blinding pace. The way people use technology advances even faster. The World Wide Web was once a tool of scientists. It was a [...]
The wireless mouse I use was starting to act up. It was moving slowly, and soon it froze. I tried a variety of things: Change the battery Press the reset button on the mouse and the receiver Move metal objects away from the receiver I thought I was being punished by the Apple gods for [...]