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Inside Medium’s meltdown: Evan Williams’ startup – Business Insider

February 17th, 2017 · Comments Off on Inside Medium’s meltdown: Evan Williams’ startup – Business Insider

A big misstep by the startup’s billionaire founder has angered some people and hurt his credibility.

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Twitter Spam

September 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Finally had to add a filter to my email to get rid of these ridiculous Twitter spam emails. These are the ones saying “Here is what is happening on Twitter” that seem to be continually being sent to me almost on a daily basis. There should be zero reason to be sending me this spam […]

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Category: General · Spam

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Poker And Twitter

June 7th, 2009 · No Comments

You would not think that the most used tool of a poker player would be Twitter but it seems that is the case these days especially since the WSOP (World Series Of Poker) is well under way in Vegas right now and goes for another 5 weeks or so. Just about every poker pro and […]

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BirdFeeder – Might Be Onto Something

April 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

When I first heard of this I dismissed it as I thought they were talking about the demise of email due to Twitter. That would be a ridiculous notion. However, after getting into the presentation further, (found here) I realized Daniel Sandler might be onto something. From the BirdFeeder website: Birdfeeder is the prototype implementation […]

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Trillian Astra Beta

April 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Finally the Trillian Astra Beta is available. Trying it out now since I’m a very long time Trillian supporter. It has been an extremely long wait for the GTalk, Facebook and Twitter integration which I’m trying out now. Up to this point I’ve been running 3 separate programs: Trillian old version for ICQ, MSN, Yahoo, […]

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Following Twitter and Facebook

March 2nd, 2009 · 2 Comments

I’ve been looking for something desktop based that would alert me to twitter and facebook (primarily) updates on a more realtime basis. It doesn’t do me any good to have Twitter or Facebook pages open in a browser and constantly be checking there. I thought I’d be able to follow Twitter updates within Google Reader […]

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