An increasingly common story with technology that I’m noticing more as a Dad, and as I move into a new MacBook Pro, because after three years, my MacBook Air is too slow, and my son “needs” a laptop for school; how much technology is bought to replace perfectly adequate technology in our endless chasing of the new – watching the slow death of an iPad.
The next time you’re tempted to try and win an argument on the Internet, think of this tweet and its replies.
I’ve been live-tweeting the #bbcon conference in Sydney today (and tomorrow). I spent this evening working on my weekly newsletter though, so I haven’t had a chance to summarise everything I’ve learned.
This excerpt from text expander will give you some insight into the note-taking I was doing in one session:
If you’re here because you’re trying to figure out who is tweeting, get in touch via twitter.
After watching a short video about a guy who burned a viking ship to commemorate the end of his 20’s, I thought it would be worth jotting down its origin story.
This is one of my favourite TED talks ever. Solar Crowdsourcing (3:34). There are some technical problems early on, but stay with it.
It’s a sign of how broken the link of “I’ve read something interesting online” and “I should blog this” in my head, that I read this a few days ago, and didn’t share it here.
The history of the artisanal toast trend in San Francisco is not just a story about ridiculous hipster spending and how much money they can generate for their owners, it’s a story of redemption through cafe ownership.
I’ve been thinking about different annual passes for families at the moment – this post from the Australian Museum website helps frame the way institutions are thinking about attracting family visitors.
Someone is really making a food substitute product called Soylent?
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey talks about having a daily do and don’t list.
Nathan brings his usual thoroughness to the topic of how to do (good) coffee at church.