The (De) Construction Of Twitter

$new_standard = strtolower(“Twitter”); In the last couple of weeks, both Wordpress and Tumblr have announced support for the Twitter API. The immediate benefits are that any forward thinking Twitter client can now also be a Wordpress or Tumblr client as well. Tweetie, one of the most popular iPhone clients, has had support for this for… Continue reading The (De) Construction Of Twitter

My First Stab At A Trending Topics App – Toppics

The other night I pushed out Toppics, my first little app that plays with Twitter’s Trending Topics. At the moment it grabs the current trending topics from Twitter every several minutes while searching every few minutes for new tweets that mention twitpic.com as well as the topic. Toppics, get it. 🙂 Version 0.0 is very… Continue reading My First Stab At A Trending Topics App – Toppics

Twitter Is Still Hard – Thoughts On Cross Application Usability

A lot of work is still involved with using Twitter. Example. I was just reading a story on the Ft. Hood shootings in the CNN application on my iPod and saw a line in the middle of the story that said “Twitter list: Keep up with who we’re following“. Now, this is a strike against… Continue reading Twitter Is Still Hard – Thoughts On Cross Application Usability

Format and Delivery Are Alive And Well (RSS, Twitter, and Newspapers)

Depending on which source you choose, it was a day in September of 1833, possibly this one, that the first newspaper delivery boy responded to an advertisement in the New York Sun: To the Unemployed – – A number of steady men can find employment by vending this paper. A liberal discount is allowed to… Continue reading Format and Delivery Are Alive And Well (RSS, Twitter, and Newspapers)

Publish, Ping, Subscribe Away With My Status Cloud (You Can Change Settings Now)

Lots of new stuff has been added to My Status Cloud since the last time I chatted. I’ve been in a holding pattern the last couple days while I’ve waited for my thoughts to collect on a few other things, but I haven’t had time to do any actual producing yet, so I’ll push this… Continue reading Publish, Ping, Subscribe Away With My Status Cloud (You Can Change Settings Now)