Is this Future Shock?

musings on how technology is changing my business environment

Lots of Web 2.0 bits

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Since I started using Facebook regularly, the most interesting things I’ve found are:

  • blog posts written by others, that lead me to find out more about what’s happening in the internet area (OK, I’m failing to avoid saying Web 2.0)
  • bits in people status feeds that make me think “I wonder what that is?”

Some of the things I’ve found recently (yes, I know they’re all probably old hat)

Twitter – letting folk know your presence/activity

Jaiku – another presence/group/blogging monitoring thing, with the ability to add “channels”

Spinvox – does voice to text stuff, but lets you update Facebook/twitter/Jaiku by phone, which is fun

Tumblr – which allows you to rapidly add links, quotes, text, photos to a stream – and you can add channels, too. I use it for grabbing links, which I RSS to my blog

Tabblo – a photo/text/story/printing site – lets you *easily* bring photos in from Flickr and fairly easily from Picasa; let’s you produce interesting photo displays that you can print as PDF; locally; for free …

Picknik – which lets you edit *online* phots on your PC, Picasa, Facebook, Flickr. Very nice.

Pandora – recommends – and plays – music for you based on characteristics of music that you’ve indicated you like. Lots of fun, and works differently to which I also use

I think I’ll probably edit this as I recall/use more bits ‘n bobs.


Written by SteveEllwood

November 27, 2007 at 10:30 am

Posted in blogging, Facebook, VRM, Web 2.0

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  1. Steve, thanks for your kind mention of the Los Angeles Fire Department via Twitter. We’ve got a lot of great things planned for our Twitter feed and other web2.0 offerings in the coming year.

    Happy Holidays and Best Wishes in 2008!

    Brian Humphrey
    Public Service Officer
    Los Angeles Fire Department

    Brian Humphrey

    December 18, 2007 at 9:39 pm

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