How to Get out of Your Blogging Hiatus, Funk, Sabbatical, or Whatever You Decided to Call It

Even though I’ve written before about social media narcissism and the echo chamber and how they lead to blogger burnout, I still found myself wanting to take a break from blogging (on a regular basis).  But the blogging itch never went away; I just got really busy and never really found the time to get […]

10 Top Tech and Social Media Blogs I’d Like to See Redesigned in 2009

There are some great blogs out there with killer content and a vast audience.  Unfortunately, the design of some of these blogs aren’t of the same caliber as their content. I had TechCrunch and Scobleizer on the list but their recent redesigns look great! Hopefully, without sounding like another design snob, I’d like to list […]

Social Media Narcissism

When going through the process of adding / friending / following in social media, we often look for a common characteristic in our ‘friends’.  These characteristics can be anything, from the love of tech, design, political affiliation or religion or any other type of culture.  Why do we do this?  It’s an attempt in the […]

ShareThis Updated For FriendFeed and Sphinn

ShareThis is a widget for posting and sharing websites to several popular social networks, social sites and email contacts.  In addition to Facebook, MySpace, Digg, Delicious, Reddit, StumbleUpon and many others, users can now easily submit sites to FriendFeed and Sphinn. You can see it in action at the bottom of all my posts, courtesy […]

I Chose The Echo Chamber

After reading a recent post by Steven Hodson it made me think some more about the dreaded ‘echo chamber’ and its effects.  In my opinion, the echo chamber is what you make it.  Chances are you’ve isolated yourself on Twitter, or FriendFeed, or dare I say, even Facebook.  This is understandably so, we have only […]