Kiobo- Social Recommendations

If you’re a frequent reader here at good ole blogstring.com, you’ll know that I’m very, very interested in recommendation technology. So I was excited to check out kiobo, a browser plugin, that launched their public beta yesterday. Their idea is to offer recommendations based on a user’s browsing history and the browsing history of their [...]

DIY Wall Harp

Some of you may remember the Twitter Teddy Bear from a few weeks ago. Well, the folks that put that video together have a new one: A DIY Wall Harp. What I like about the How 2.0 videos is that they show you something cool and then show you exactly how to do it. How [...]

Blogstring Live Podcast Episode 2

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Well, it’s Wednesday, and that means it’s time for another blogstring live podcast. We’ll be doing the live podcast over at BlogTalkRadio at 3:00 EST(and you can listen right here via the embedded player below). The listener call in number is: (718) 506-1372 This week we’ll be talking about [...]

object:location Live Podcast Episode 10- Finding Great Stuff On The Web

The object:location live podcast Episode 9 will be broadcast today at 3:00 PM EST. You can listen via the embedded player below, or you can visit BlogTalkRadio to listen there and join the conversation. The call in number is: (347) 539-5920 Today we’re talking about one of my favorite topics: Finding great stuff on the [...]

object:location Episode 9- Cuil and OpenID

The object:location live podcast Episode 9 will be broadcast today at 3:00 PM EST. You can listen via the embedded player below, or you can visit BlogTalkRadio to listen there and join the conversation. The call in number is: (347) 539-5920 Whoa. Cuil, a brand new search engine launched today, and  bloggers noticed. Look at [...]

Well played, Twitter. Wait…what’s the opposite of well played?

And this is after they fixed it. (Via Twitter Counter) So, like so many of you, last night I noticed that I’d lost somewhere around 500 followers, and about 300 “friends” (that is, people I follow back). Twitter explained the problem, announced they were working on it, and got it about 90% corrected before I [...]

object:location Episode 8- Facebook Connect, OMMA Behavioral and podcamp Boston

Today at 2:00 PM EST, I’ll be doing Episode 8 of the object:location live podcast with J. Trent Adams. The call-in number is (347) 539-5920 Today we’ll be talking about: Facebook Connect- Is it going to kill OpenID? OMMA Behavioral- Trent attended the OMMA Behavioral Conference and will tell us how it was. podcamp Boston [...]

Blogstring.com Live Show Episode 1

We’re finally doing our first live podcast, hosted on BlogTalkRadio today at 2:00 PM EST. You can listen here, and you can call in at (718) 506-1372. Today we’ll be talking about: Podcamp Boston 3 Slydial Our Pop Culture Report on Estelle Getty Our plugs for our employers, including Sarah on CustomScoop’s Free Personal Accounts [...]

Avoiding Awkward Conversations: Slydial

Not since I saw an article about a service that prevents you from dialing certain numbers after you’ve been drinking have I seen something that could so revolutionize the often painfully awkward world of modern dating. I’m an avid screener. Whether it’s my mother and sister (who seem to call on a daily basis, particularly [...]

My Blogging Workflow: Thoughts From My Podcamp Boston 3 Presentation

Yesterday I gave a presentation entitled “Discovery- How People Find Blogs, Video and Podcasts They Love & What That Means To You” at podcamp Boston 3. The powerpoint is available here, and the audio here. After the presentation, I started to think of different techniques I use to produce and promote my blog posts and [...]