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SpamKarma going open source

Hmmm. I’m not sure what this means for my blog, but Dave of the awesome SpamKarma is no longer developing this tool, he has instead made it open source so that some other group can take over. I love this tool! I’ve recommended it often in blogging classes and now I have to figure out what this new development means. Dave cites the following reasons for this change in license:  [ Read More ]

The Twitter Exodus

At first I didn’t see a point to using Twitter – mainly because I don’t pay for text messaging on my phone and I didn’t want to visit the Twitter site on a regular basis. Then I started working from home and had IM open all day. Twitter’s IM functionality was very handy and so I jumped on board. For a while now, Twitter’s IM functionality has been disabled –  [ Read More ]

No one trusts perfect

I love David Weinberger, he’s such an awesome speaker! Thanks to John for pointing out this video: Weinberger talks about our views on perfection, fame and blogging.

WordPress Automatic Upgrade

Did you know there was a plugin to do this? I’m a little scared to give it a whirl, but others seem to think it’s a pretty handy tool … have any of you used it? Technorati Tags: wordpres

Tweet Cloud

Since taking the job with LibLime I’ve been using Twitter a lot more – it’s just another buddy on my already open IM client. Today, I thought I’d play with Tweet Clouds. Check out the cloud of terms I use in my tweets. Technorati Tags: twitter

New WordPress

Last night (after uploading files to the wrong directory – duh!) I upgraded to WordPress 2.5 and I have to say this is going to take some getting used to! I know that there are a new features and tools and such – but the new layout is confusing me! I can’t find my tools! Most importantly, I want my categories to be on the right hand side of my  [ Read More ]

New WordPress on the Horizon

Turns out that there is a new version of WordPress coming. Check out the 2.5 sneak peek – looks pretty neat!! Technorati Tags: wordpress

Blogging keeps you healthy

Who knew?? In an article titled Blogging’s Good For Your Health Claudine Ryan let’s us all know that our blogging is actually keeping us healthy! Blogging can help you feel less isolated, more connected to a community and more satisfied with your friendships, both online and face-to-face, new research has found. The research, from Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, found after two months of regular blogging, people felt they  [ Read More ]

Giving Twitter another shot

I know I’ve said in the past that I’m no fan of Twitter – but I’m giving it another go. I’m trying to use it via IM now. So far this is going pretty well. With my new job I have to be online all day – and on IM & Skype & IRC, so using Twitter via IM just fits right into my regular daily workflow. I’m not sure  [ Read More ]

Welcome back Open Sesame

Now that I’m the Open Source Evangelist at LibLime, it’s my job to blog at Open Sesame (a long abandoned blog). Now that the blog is up and running I encourage you to subscribe to the RSS feed and keep an eye on the open source news I post there. Technorati Tags: open source, liblime

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