Our first photo safari

Our first photo safari

Posted on 02. Mar, 2009 by john.

After months of waiting and very little planning, this past weekend I set out on a photo safari with my buddies Doug, Todd and Andrew. Thanks to a bit of lucky timing, we ended up planning our safari around a WordCamp conference in Denver. This worked out real well as it gave us a destination [...]

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I’m done with auto-follow on Twitter

Im done with auto-follow on Twitter

Posted on 24. Feb, 2009 by john.

About 2 months ago I was introduced to a site called SocialToo.com. I created an account and added my Twitter credentials. I turned on the feature that would automatically follow anybody on twitter who started following me.
Yesterday, I canceled my account with SocialToo.com.
One feature they offered that I never used was the automatic direct [...]

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The most expensive RSS feed I read

The most expensive RSS feed I read

Posted on 23. Feb, 2009 by john.

Im currently following about 60 RSS feeds. Some belong to friends blogs, some are news, some are just for entertainment and then theres a large group that have to do with electronics. In the electronics category, several of them end up talking about newly available gadgets. Seriously, its like they know my weak spot.
ThinkGeek [...]

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Beer & Blog is going strong

Beer Blog is going strong

Posted on 20. Feb, 2009 by john.

Its been about 6 weeks since our first Beer Blog gathering and I am really excited about how the event is taking on a life of its own. Its to the point now where its not just the core group of people who all met at WordCamp and decided to start this get together. [...]

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Twitter Automation

Twitter Automation

Posted on 16. Feb, 2009 by john.

Its no secret that Twitter is wildly popular these days. People all over the world are using Twitter to stay in touch with dozens/hundreds/thousands of people at a time. But the social aspect of Twitter is only one aspect of its power. Using Twitter for automation has the potential to be just as powerful and [...]

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My new favorite toy, the xShot

My new favorite toy, the xShot

Posted on 15. Feb, 2009 by john.

I have to say a very big THANK YOU to JustJulie for introducing me to the xShot for the first time back at BlogWorld. Sadly for me, I totally forgot about it until a few weeks back when we were at Beer Blog and she had it with her again. Once I got my [...]

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