Category Archives: Technology

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Housecleaning: Updates to this site

I’ve been blogging for some time now (since 2006 in fact) and this blog has been through any number of changes. I am an inveterate tinkerer, it’s possible that I am un-reformable in this regard. I’ve moved the blog from blogger to wordpress, changed themes and

My favoured social media, apps & tools

I engage with lots of apps, tools and networks every day, as I’m sure do you, but I’m learning. Here is what I’ve learned and what I still need help with. Networks Twitter: this is my favoured network and also my favoured time-wasting tool. I have

Evaluating my use of social media

Social media is a voracious animal, always hungry, always moving, always devouring. What it mostly devours is my time and focus. I constantly fight against distraction and social media is my favoured form of procrastination. I can somehow feel that I am doing something (keeping

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Simplifying my digital life: dealing with Facebook

Sometime ago I began thinking about simplifying my digital life and have been chipping away at it since then. But there is one big blue monster that stands above them all: Facebook. The World Is Obsessed With Facebook from Alex Trimpe on Vimeo. . Facebook