One of the Twitter accounts I manage professionally recently passed the 30,000 followers mark. This was a big milestone for us, and we wanted to mark it with something special.
We came up with this:
This photomosaic is made up of the avatars of the people who follow us. We got a lot of [...]
When I saw this tweet asking for help creating fake placenames:
I need your help. I need fake town, city and county names please. Caveat: they must be realistic sounding and not offensive. Thanks!
— Christine Townsend (@ceetownsend) August 7, 2013
My inner Stinson couldn’t resist…
Pick a word from the Prefix Column, and [...]
Earlier this week Twitter announced its much awaited two-step verification process (see Mashable for more).
I am worried I might have spotted a fatal flaw in the process that makes hacking a twitter account EASIER if you enable two step verification.
Twitter have been obviously inspired by Google’s two step verification process, making use of [...]
For reasons that are not entirely clear to me, I have a bit of a soft spot for symbols and pictures in text based updates. More often than not this is done using Unicode – no doubt you’ve seen people (let’s face it, they are usually beliebers!) who include hearts, squiggles, smiley faces and weird [...]
I recently came across an interesting feature of cameraphones, which I think is ripe for taking advantage of.
This is a picture of a TV remote taken with the camera on my smartphone. You will notice the purple flare from the infrared (IR) LED on the front of the remote, as I press the power [...]
A recurring theme today seems to be “talking to strangers”. It first came up during a discussion I had this morning with some colleagues, discussing the “North South divide” – and a comment along the lines of “if you talk to a stranger in London, people think you are weird. If you do it in [...]