Sub to your blog via instant messenger

In case you didn’t know it, you can subscribe to any blog through a jabber instant messaging client. Updates will appear almost quicker than they will in your browser or before you get a comment notification email! Subscribe to this blog by entering this command: subscribe xeer2000 Top tip […]


Sudden productivity upsurge ends recession

This just in. Economists worldwide are scratching their heads as the latest figures suggest the global recession may be coming to an end. Global output has suddenly shot up, people are working harder than ever before and they’re getting out to the stores and malls and spending money. If this […]


Me and my Santa hat

Thank you Walter for my Santa hat! Walter has created a simple Pixenate app that adds a Santa hat to your Twitter avatar. Check out some of the other Christmas Avatars! As my Gravatar is used anywhere I comment, I updated that too. It’s been a while since I updated […]


What do you call a twit?

In the course of developing my Twitter stats page it occurred to me that there is no definitive name for a Twitter user. So I asked, what do you call people on Twitter? Twitterer? Replies came thick and fast: @smccarron Twits ? @mcawilliams tweeter! @PixieVonDust a twitizen @X111 Well, seeing […]


Tweet Tweet 0.1 for WordPress

I’m a big fan of Twitter. It serves as a useful tool connecting people who might never meet, and also as a vital means of communication for those who work at home or in solitary conditions. The one huge and uncomfortable problem I see with Twitter is, “What happens to […]


My fragmented personality

I realised I haven’t updated in a week, yet I have. I’m Donncha on the following social webs: – Yay, the best blogging site, of course. – everyone’s on there, and so am I. – oh so exclusive membership. Love the threaded comments. Friendfeed – everything gathered […]


They're twittering the Mars landing

I had completely forgotten about Phoenix, the mission to land a robotic craft at the North Pole of Mars. I was reminded by tehnosailor who twittered about the @marsphoenix Twitter account. Follow that account to hear the latest news from the team in Nasa! They’ve also linked to related movies […]


Twittering by voice on Twitterfone

Pat Phelan launched his new service, Twitterfone to much excitement last night. Techcrunch had the scoop and as Michael Arrington offered a free account to one of the commenters, he got some interesting responses! In the third grade, a crazy, spooky looking girl chased me with finger paint, and smeared […]


How to Insult the Mac Brigade

I’ve insulted the Mac Brigade. I am so sorry. I didn’t realise that putting stickers on an Apple Macbook was such a heinous crime. HOW COULD I HAVE BEEN SO STUPID? Well, that’s how Bernie puts it anyway. Sort of. He posted a photo of my Macbook at BlogTalk and […]

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