[LINK] Stil Twittering Away Time
grove at zeta.org.au
Thu Sep 22 14:02:29 AEST 2011
I was also a twitter skeptic and now have found myself using it to let off steam over
political matters, even getting a few pasted up on qanda!
There is an art to getting across a core concept in 140 characters. I am now trying to tweet
only in Haiku, if I can.
As for the rest, I have a tentative prescence on linkedin, nothing to do with facebook at all
(where is the dislike button?) and a little bit on blogspot and google code....
...only started using twitter after I got this ipad, BTW.....
<r.polanskis at uws.edu.au>
<grove at zeta.org.au>
On 22/09/2011, at 13:33, Stephen Wilson <swilson at lockstep.com.au> wrote:
> G'Day Roger.
> I've been meaning to ask: why are you so anti-Twitter? Believe me, my
> own initial reaction was skeptical -- nay, curmudgeonly! And I remain
> cynical about Social Networking in general as offered up by Twitter,
> Phacebook, Google et al. And yet I have found that Twitter is actually a
> very useful tool. It has become my major news feed for security,
> privacy, identity management, biometrics etc. There are thriving
> sub-communities with every level of specialisation you could ask for.
> Try it: You might like it ;-)
> Steve Wilson
> On 22/09/2011 9:11 AM, Roger Clarke wrote:
>> [A clarification to my note on the end of Stil's article the other day]
>> Roger wrote:
>>> [Here's a useful distillation of the spirit of twitterdom. (Sorry).
>>> [A couple of comments embedded and at the end.
>>> Trends on Twitter brief but telling, just like in the real world
>>> September 19 2011
>>> The Sydney Morning Herald
>> Stilgherrian replied on Tue, 20 Sep 2011 11:50:27 +1000:
>>> As it happens, that note about my single-word name, "He changed his
>>> name by deed poll and does not have a surname," was never meant to
>>> be published. It was added to the story file by the commissioning
>>> editor to prevent having to deal with queries from further down the
>>> production workflow, but it ended up in my bio.
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