I can’t believe I made it to 5 years and there are a few thousand people that read this blog. The whole journey has been a bit surreal at times, but it has definitely been interesting. I know that the original content has slowed a lot, but now you see a lot of what I… Read More Happy 5th Birthday To Regular Geek
I am not one to tell people to make new year’s resolutions because they tend to be vague and generic in nature. However, it is a great time to plan your goals for the year. The question is how do you know if you are successful? First, lower your expectations and change your definition of… Read More Reach Your Goals In 2010
It has definitely taken me long enough, but YackTrack now has a blog! So, all of the YackTrack announcements or news will now be published on that blog. The blog has been preloaded with all of the YackTrack posts from this blog, so that you can follow the story from the beginning. In addition to… Read More YackTrack Has A Blog!
I do not write guest posts as much anymore, and I do not contribute to other sites too often. So, when it happens, I like to let you know. First, if you are not reading WorkAwesome.com, you absolutely should be. It is a new blog from the Envato network that is meant for people in… Read More More From RegularGeek on WorkAwesome.com!
There are hundreds of millions of people using social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Digg, and many more. For the most part, these sites have not changed significantly. Some sites, like Facebook and FriendFeed, have modified their display to react quicker to the “real time web”. Others have changed so little, like Twitter, that mini-industries… Read More What Is Next For Social Media?
The more things change, the more they stay the same. This weekend we saw Michael Arrington raise a ruckus due to the “mob behavior” on FriendFeed. He states that FriendFeed is an example of what is wrong on the internet because all of the comments are together and that gives rise to a mob quicker.… Read More Don't Blame The Platform, Blame The People
A few days ago, Business Insider had a post on what they thought Yahoo should buy. They mention 5 different possibilities, most of which I disagree with: Twitter – If the Twitter team is having problems with stability again, and they need to start worrying about monetization, it is not a good idea for Yahoo… Read More What Should Yahoo Buy?
Image via Wikipedia Over the weekend, Mark Evans made the claim that social media is going to disappear. If you read the post, you will realize that the title is more like link bait because Mark’s main idea is that social media is going to evolve. social media as a hyperbole-driven, standalone, new-kid-on-the-block entity is… Read More Social Media Evolution, Are We Losing The Social Part?
Image by luc legay via Flickr As sites like Ning, Facebook and Twitter continue to grow and make their content readily available, what is possible starts to change. Social Media sites have mostly decided that a freely available API is good for both them and their users. Twitter is a perfect example of this idea.… Read More Social Media Mining, The Data Is Out There
Several people have been talking about the new Alltop and the customizations available for MyAlltop. So, I figured I should try out the customizations to see whether Alltop was ready for the mainstream. Disappointingly, it is not ready yet, but it is getting closer. The good thing is that it probably has the foundation needed… Read More New Alltop Still Not Ready For Mainstream, But It Is Close