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January 24, 2008

On pre-event activities

January 24, 2008

I read through the pre-event activities, and set them aside. I decide to do other things. Signing up to second life is pissing me off.I spent some time thinking about my reaction. I'm signed up to a fair few social software services. I was an early adopter of Flickr. I like Flickr. I pay for an account, so I ...

From: Miles Metcalfe - Read more

January 16, 2008

Tom Hodgkinson’s rant on (or should I say about?) Facebook

January 16, 2008

Tom Hodgkinson (in the old media corner) squares up against the new(ish) contender Facebook.  A quick google search reveals that Tom does have an Internet profile: he tells us that he plays the ukulele, and he does blog about his current reading in a convergent media fashion.  Also, anyone who has a web site called the Idler (with a ...

From: Frances Bell - Read more

June 04, 2007

Crikey! I'm not going to try uploading files to Elgg again

June 04, 2007

Nor am I going to try posts with images. What a palaver! The last post was really painful, and took me the best part of an afternoon. I tried to create it offline with ecto - and though the images uploaded alright, they didn't actually display in Elgg, because of the special image syntax. That somewhat did for my ...

From: Miles Metcalfe - Read more

April 12, 2007

The moving finger

April 12, 2007

I read a letter in the Guardian recently where a reader recounted their experience of a Quaker boarding house. It was a sociable place, and Friends took breakfast together. Except for one Friend who sat at a table on his own. The correspondent was naturally concerned, and went over to talk to the man. Fortunately, they spotted the ...

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