Weekend Reader – blogging, twitter, marketing, funny, lifehacks
This is my weekly collection of the best stuff I saw on the Internet. You can follow this list of links as I post them on Friend Feed or on Twitter. Or you can get the weekly update by subscribing to Internet Duct Tape using RSS or using email.
- [BLOGGING] Its about respect, winextra.com
- When do you link to someone? When you’re talking about them and want to discuss their viewpoint.
- [BLOGGING] Ten FriendFeed Visitors Beats 1,000 StumbleUpons Any Day, bhc3.wordpress.com
- Why Friend Feed is a better source of traffic than Digg and StumbleUpon
- [CODE] Business of Software Forum FAQ, discuss.joelonsoftware.com
- Good info for MicroISV developers.
- [CODE] Why I’m a better software developer than you, ytechie.com
- Hey, that describes me to a tee. :)
- [CULTURE] Shift Happens, slideshare.net
- Excellent slide show showing how the world is changing and the new culture that is emerging.
- [FACEBOOK] FaceBook In Reality, youtube.com, via:codinghorror.com
- Funny video from BBC comedy group
- [GOOGLE] Share anything. Anytime. Anywhere., googlereader.blogspot.com
- Google Reader Shares might have just become the delicious killer for me.
- [ITUNES] harmony, thirteen23.com, via:lifehacker.com
- Automatic cover art downloader for Windows
- [LIFEHACKS] Life Hack Misnomer, thegrowinglife.com
- From the article: ” Repurposing your shoe holder to organize your gadgets isn’t hacking life, it’s hacking a shoe holder. Likewise, utilities used to synchronize files don’t upgrade your life, they upgrade your computer.”
- [MARKETING] 5 Great Examples of Guerilla Marketing Gone Wrong, weburbanist.com
- Except, has the guerrilla marketing gone wrong if people are still talking about it?
- [PRODUCTIVITY] The Joy of Freeing Up Mental RAM, caffeinatedcoder.com
- Intro to Getting To Done
- [SOCIALMEDIA] Are we building Universities or Amphitheaters?, weblog.raganwald.com
- Because getting your attention is more valuable than giving your life value.
- [SOFTWARE] MoMB | The Museum of Modern Betas, momb.socio-kybernetics.net
- Looking for new stuff to try out? This has a comprehensive list of betas that are available.
- [STARTUPS] From Messes To Successes, avc.blogs.com
- Applies very well to the perception people have of Twitter
- [STARTUPS] The Coolest Business Plan Ever, ricksegal.typepad.com
- Microsoft Office metadata strikes again
- [TECH] What’s Mainstream Technology? Ask Joe Average, The Spouse, Grandma, and Dave Letterman, webomatica.com
- How to figure out if tech is mainstream.
- [TWITTER] Using Twitter to track your FedEx, UPS or DHL Shipments, technofriends.in
- Neat trick, twitter @trackthis supports FedEx, UPS, USPS, DHL tracking codes to send you direct messages whenever your packages change languages.
- [TWITTER] Who Should I Follow? | Twitter Friend Recommendations, whoshouldifollow.com
- REALLY excellent tool for suggesting people to follow
- [WEB2.0] Web 2.point.Mac: Developing software on Apple computers, compsci.ca
- Many of the web2.0 companies out there are using Macs as a developer platform.
- [WORDPRESS] 13 of the best WordPress plugins, davidairey.com
- Plugins for Self-hosted
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- [WORDPRESS] Comment Ninja 0.61
- Fixed duplicate comment anchors in WP 2.5
- Remove the different colouring for comments that aren’t yours on multi-author blogs (too distracting)