TweetFuel. A new(ish) experiment from Stinkdigital

Tweetfuel from Stinkdigital on Vimeo. TweetFuel is an Arduino-controlled experiment that uses the Nike+ FuelBand to measure the health of our Twitter account. This is something I meant to write about a long time ago. I also wanted to write a detailed and smart post about how and why the project came about, what it’sContinue reading “TweetFuel. A new(ish) experiment from Stinkdigital”

Twitter Reboot™

The annual social clean-up is in progress. I’ve already shut down my Posterous and Tumblr accounts to focus on my blog. Now it’s time to deal with Twitter. I love Twitter. It covers such an incredible spectrum of information; but recently it’s begun to feel out of control. The signal-to-noise was wrong and stuff from people IContinue reading “Twitter Reboot™”

Twitter adds World Cup hashtag icons

This little thing popped up on Twitter recently. A small icon next to a hashtag. Kinda interesting and opens up lots of possibilities for them. – Will they start to categorise more big events? – Is this how Promoted Tweets might work? – Shows group opinion well and makes the stream easier to scan readContinue reading “Twitter adds World Cup hashtag icons”

Google. The Beast

It’s so easy to forget about how much personal information we hand over to Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc. My mind was sharply focused again today when I read today that MySpace has taken a bold step and allowed a large quantity of bulk user data to be put up for sale. The truth is thatContinue reading “Google. The Beast”

Social Music usefulness

Useful Thing Number 1 – Discover music via Spotify Spotibot – http://spotibot.com/ I’m Spotibot, and I help you discover music you like on Spotify. Just type @spotibot similar to into Twitter and then the name of an artist. I’ll send you back a recommendation within five minutes. Or can also use the Spotibot Playlist Generator.Continue reading “Social Music usefulness”