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Proxlet is a free Chrome extension that reduces Twitter noise. Once installed and authenticated with Twitter, you can use it to block apps, mute certain users and filter tags. It works on the web and with desktop and mobile clients. Via eHub
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“Cadavre Exquis or “Exquisite Corpse” is a technique used to collectively tell a story. Each contributor adds to the story in sequence, building on the last line revealed.” Tim Burton started his story on Nov 19 with the sentence, “Stainboy, using his obvious expertise, was called in to investigate mysterious glowing goo on the gallery […]
I mostly use Tweetie for Mac or Twitter for iPhone, but if you’re a web user of Twitter and want to see your friends’ Instagr.am photos inline in NewTwitter, just install this Chrome extension and you’ll see photos in the preview pane.
From Think Vitamin’s Limited Edition Twitter Posters: We’ve designed and printed five limited edition Twitter posters, and we’d like to give them away :) Each one celebrates a Tweet that we think was beautiful or important. Thanks to Ryan Carson and ThinkVitamin for creating a beautiful poster of Max Kiesler and my engagement tweet. We’re […]
Just downloaded the first version of Twitter for iPad (iTunes link) and trying it out. On first glance, love the clean, properly-sized UI. Try pinch/zoom on a tweet to see more info. Pinch again to close. Swipe down with two fingers to see a thread. The “write a tweet” view overlaps a bit much for my […]
I twittered, “shouldn’t there be a free trial period for paid iphone apps?” Twitter stream response:
Max and I had a chance to meet up with a bunch of our Twitter/Flickr friends in Hawaii as well as meeting a bunch of other local geeks. Great time.
Decided to have a spontaneous tweetup at Chaat Cafe in the evening today. Had a great time meeting interesting geeks.
Max proposes on Twitter while we’re sitting at opposite sides of our place on our computers :) Mashable picks up the story, it gets on Techmeme and Wired. Geekiness ensues.
Botanicalls is a project by students at the NYU Interactive Telecommunications Program. It’s “a system that was developed to allow plants to place phone calls for human help. When a plant on the Botanicalls network needs water, it can call a person and ask for exactly what it needs. When people phone the plants, the […]
Ever since I started using Twitter, Tumblr, and Stikkit, it seems I haven’t been able to finish a blog post. Instead, I’m just Twittering, collecting, reading, posting: generally zipping through the electronic universe leaving a varied trail of my activities and thoughts. This speedy trip has its ups and downs. On the one hand, I […]
Ideacodes is pleased to launch our first release of Twitterverse, a mashup and a visualization layer that mines and archives the public timeline of Twitter and provides a visualization of the most commonly used words in a given time period. Twitter, the hot new product by Obvious, is a “sophisticated, device-agnostic, social message routing system […]
Jack Dorsey has long been obsessed with status. [I’M WRITING THE LEAD TO MY COLUMN] Not in the snob-appeal sense, but status as in “where are you and what are you doing.” Twitter: Is Brevity The Next Big Thing? – Newsweek Steven Levy
The early days of Twitter.
As I was designing for a client web application today, I kept living through John Maeda’s first law of simplicity: thoughtful reduction. The goal was to design a new comments system for parts of the site so members were more likely to leave little notes for each other. In order to make it fun and […]
Seems like I’m not the only one working on new site developments on a Saturday evening. As I’m re-architecting and working on what I want to add in 2007, it seems Twitter and Flickr are also at work :)