A Few Thoughts On Google+ From A Digital Misanthrope

Posted on Sun 10 July 2011 in Dispatches • Tagged with featured, google, personal, social networking, tech • 8 min read

This Is Not A Review

I have been using Google+ for a little over a week now, and over the course of that time, I have written several versions of this post you are reading right now. Initially, I intended this to be a review of sorts, as I tend …


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Brief Scribblings on Facebook Questions

Posted on Thu 29 July 2010 in Dispatches • Tagged with douchebaggery, facebook, social networking • 4 min read

I will preface this post by saying that I know how close I am skating to social media douchebaggery by writing a post on a new Facebook feature, but I was reading about Facebook Questions today in a post from Dan Patterson, and as I began to pen my response …


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Quick Post: My Pownces, Let Me Show You Them

Posted on Wed 05 March 2008 in Dispatches • Tagged with api, assorted geekery, development, django, pownce, programming, python, social networking • 1 min read

Heh, I had a little fun this afternoon writing a little Django app for my site that will regularly import my public Pownce notes and allow me to display them in the sidebar. It’s really just a modified version of the app I’m using for my Twitter statuses …


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Quick Post: Pownce API 2.0 Now Available

Posted on Fri 29 February 2008 in Dispatches • Tagged with api, assorted geekery, pownce, programming, social media, social networking, tech • 1 min read

In case you missed it, Pownce announced the release of the second revision of its public API today. The new API is much more elaborate than the previous version (which was honestly kind of a joke), and promises to be robust enough that interested parties could use it to rewrite …


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Facebook, Identity, and OpenID

Posted on Sun 05 August 2007 in Dispatches • Tagged with facebook, identity, openid, social networking, tech, web2.0 • 5 min read

I’m a little late on this one, but it’s still worth discussing. I also apologize for the length of this post, but I had more to say than I thought!

A few weeks ago, some of you may have read this post by Jeremiah Owyang regarding his predictions …


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