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Entries Tagged as 'web2.0'

NYT: Many Tweets, One Loud Voice

April 22nd, 2007 · Comments Off on NYT: Many Tweets, One Loud Voice

A New York Times article mentions me. One of the best-loved twitterers, Paul Terry Walhus, a gray-haired blogger from Austin, Tex., has 9,177 friends and 1,851 followers, according to the tracking site Twitterholic.  (my name was mispelled in the article) The article goes on to say: At least one politician has tuned into the service. […]

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Tags: austin · sxsw · web2.0

Justin does web 2.0 expo

April 20th, 2007 · Comments Off on Justin does web 2.0 expo

Web 2.0 Expo: Justin(e).tv Is On the Air New media connoisseur Justine Ezarik has strapped on Justin’s camera rig at the Web 2.0 Expo. Justine’s twitter page is http://twitter/ijustine and her blog is at http://www.tastyblogsnack.com/  If you can’t make it to the web 2.0 expo this is the next best thing.  Or maybe it’s the best […]

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Tags: event · podcast · web2.0

“most popular person on twitter” – Slate

April 11th, 2007 · Comments Off on “most popular person on twitter” – Slate

Holy cow!  I just got this “direct [twitter] message”: jeffb @springnet: You get a shout-out in this Slate story: http://www.slate.com/id/2163861?nav=tap3  Austin, TX “According to tracking site Twitterholic, the top 10 twitterers have thousands of people following them—a literal cult of personality. Paul Terry Walhus, a gray-haired Austin coffee-shop blogger who has 8,789 friends and 1,722 […]

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Tags: austin · sxsw · texas · web2.0

BonelessMonkey.org » The Point of Twitter

April 4th, 2007 · Comments Off on BonelessMonkey.org » The Point of Twitter

thanks to my twitter friend http://twitter.com/bonelessmonkey for this inspiring blog entry and the back pat. I started bugging my friends and family to join. No takers. “Why am I doing this? What’s the point? *DING* What’s this on my twitter page? A follower? What the Halle Berry!? Who is following me? And Why? Ooooohhhh, this […]

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Tags: web2.0

Out of the closet – twitter

March 31st, 2007 · Comments Off on Out of the closet – twitter

picture above from the Statesman article referenced below. I’m out.  Of the closet.  OK.  I’m a twitter user. Omar Gallaga, Statesman blogger/writer and Rodolfo Gonzalez, photographer, caught up with me on South Congress last week and outed me as a twitter user in a story on twitter.  Here I am posing for a picture above at Jo’s Coffee.  He calls […]

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Tags: austin · web2.0

TwitThis for your blog

March 25th, 2007 · Comments Off on TwitThis for your blog

What is TwitThis? Click “TwitThis” to try it out and tell your friends about us on Twitter! TwitThis is an easy way for people to send Twitter messages about your blog post or website. When visitors to your website click on the TwitThis button or link, it takes the URL of the webpage and creates […]

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Tags: austin · web2 · web2.0 · webdev

SXSW Baby!

March 10th, 2007 · Comments Off on SXSW Baby!

Yahoo! BarTab: Monday, March 12, 6:30–9:30 pm at Light Bar. The big ‘hoo! and what seems like every little company they ever acquired are throwing a bash at the fresh newish club at Congress and Fourth, featuring an open bar, munchies and music by The Little Ones. “After we reach capacity,” they say, “admittance will […]

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Tags: austin · calendar · event · festival · sxsw · texas · web2.0

Twitter Support

February 25th, 2007 · Comments Off on Twitter Support

Twitter, says the official website is a “ Whole World in Your Hands” What is twitter? “Twitter is a community of friends and strangers from around the world sending updates about moments in their lives. Friends near or far can use Twitter to remain somewhat close while far away. Curious people can make friends. Bloggers can […]

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Tags: ajax · austin · podcast · web2 · web2.0 · webdev

Web 2.0 Toolbar

November 7th, 2006 · Comments Off on Web 2.0 Toolbar

Here’s a plugin for both IE and Firefox that I recommend highly – ptw From the faq at http://web20toolbar.com What is the Web 2.0 Toolbar? It’s a small plugin for your browser that contains all of the most popular content from the web 2.0 sphere in one spot…your browser. The best Social Bookmarking, Pictures, Videos […]

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Tags: ajax · web2 · web2.0 · webdev

Web2.0Slides | Web2.0 Slideshow

August 20th, 2006 · Comments Off on Web2.0Slides | Web2.0 Slideshow

What is it?  It’s the second generation of our slides project. Web2.0Slides is a self-running slide show of over 1,400 of the best Web2.0 sites. It’s categorized by tags and sorted alphabetically. What’s cool about it? You can click on any site in the left-hand column to pause the slide show and surf around. When […]

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Tags: web2.0 · webdev