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600 Posts Ago…

… I started out on Blogger (before Google), trying to find my groove. It took a while before I had a better idea of this blogging thing and what I wanted from it. I added a comment plug-in (Blogger did not have comments then), and finally decided that I wanted to host my own database. I managed to move everything over to an early version of WordPress and kept updating. In some of...

More Twitter Basics

After the Wall Street Journal, more Twitter Basics now in the New York Times. Conclusion: But it’s also a brilliant channel for breaking news, asking questions, and attaining one step of separation from public figures you admire. No other communications channel can match its capacity for real-time, person-to-person broadcasting. (Follow-up article...

Twitter 101

Birds of a Feather Twitter Together – great write-up in the Wall Street Journal. All the basics about Twitter.

Three Things I Learned

Following Sarah Dillon’s (There’s Something About Translation) Twitter updates, I learned that It is hot in Brisbane, Jost Zetzsche has (well, had) a session today at the Translator as Strategic Partner Conference in London with the topic “Does quality spell usability?”  and I should prepare before attending a conference. 3. Conference Preparation Sarah linked in one of her...

Is Twitter killing the Blog Star?

I must admit that more recently I have felt on occasion that blogging was so five minutes ago – but then my daughter comes to mind and the fact that she almost refuses to use e-mail because it is so cumbersome compared to a quick SMS, and I think that while it would be great to be forced to limit oneself to 140 characters in many situations, there are cases where I would like to...

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