Posts Tagged ‘twitter’

Leveraging unexpected uses

Nice TED talk by Evan Williams (co-founder of Twitter) revealing that many of the ideas driving Twitter’s explosive growth came from unexpected uses, i.e. were invented by the users themselves or by people working on side projects. Twitter has won a small army of lifecasting converts, with its bite-sized notes and instant-gratification communication. Co-founder Evan […] podcasts @ IT Conversations and elsewhere

Just a notice that Evan Prodromou of has been at IT Conversations (mp3): is an open microblogging service. Users can post short messages about themselves to, which are then broadcast to friends in their social network using instant messages (IM), RSS feeds, and the Web. The product’s developer, Evan Prodromou, joins Phil […]

Stumbled upon … lately? It’s basically a Twitter clone built upon the Open Source microblogging software (and the OpenMicroBlogging Protokoll too). See Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWrite Web for insights into the potentials, like e.g. “federated microblogging” and distributing load via multiple interoperable installs … What else? Jay Cross offers us another chapter of┬áInformal Learning: Rediscovering the […]

Love your hashtags

Just one of the reasons why I dig Twitter and its surrounding (sense-making) ecosystem, it is mindful and laconic:

Twitter fascination easily exlained …

… that’s the thing Lee and Sachi LeFever of Commoncraft excel in, via Christian Kreutz/Twitter:

Starting lightly …

… like with this great twitter moment:

Twitter on Maintenance

I like this so much better than the plumber guy