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Posts about Social Media

Superbowl hammers home superiority of Twitter

Monday, February 4th, 2013

I wasn’t the first to say it, but it is something I’ve noticed for a long time in my own social media usage, Twitter is #winning. Twitter has received a lot of credit for breaking news stories, for helping activists and rebels organize, and now it has become the favourite of marketers and sports fans…

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Facebook sharing is busted

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

I’m not sure when it happened, but in the last few days Facebook sharing, the little buttons under each blog post has been broken, throwing a little red “error”…

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Images in WordPress posts

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

My blog is old. It has been online since 2005. has been online since 2002 and some of the HTML dates back to 1995 or close to it. I kept the old HTML online just for laughs. Before I went to Japan I adopted the still in-use pure CSS tab layout. I’ve tweaked it over the years, it used to validate but with all the PHP I’ve been adding and all the information I pull from other sources, I’m not sure what still validates…

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Image Copyright

Friday, March 30th, 2012

First of all, I’m not a lawyer. I did study copyright law as part of my MBA, I even studied copyright law in China. Generally when people talk copyright laws online they are talking American copyright laws. There are some international intellectual property law treaties, but a few American corporations have had a large influence on copyright laws…

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Curation & Aggregation

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Curation is the next big thing on the Internet with Pinterest being the latest media darling. Unfortunately for the talking heads in mainstream media, curation has been a feature of the world wide web since the beginning. A home page, something I’ve maintained online since 1995, is by very definition a curated collection of personal interests. What is news however, is how far technology has advanced, removing barriers that prevented people from easily achieving the curated collection of personal interests that they always wanted to display but didn’t have the time, energy, or desire to learn how to actually build…

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