Keeping up to date with East Dulwich on the internet: Part 4 – Delicious RSS feeds

Reading time: 3 minutesThis series of short articles explains some simple and free ways to use the internet to keep tabs on the subjects you’re interested in. I’m using East Dulwich as the example subject. Previously: Part 1 – Google Alerts, Part 2 – Technorati Watchlists, Part 3 – Twitter tracking. This article is about following Delicious bookmark […]

Keeping up to date with East Dulwich on the internet: Part 3 – Twitter tracking

Reading time: 3 minutesIn this series of short articles, I’m looking at different ways of subject-tracking on the internet. Previous articles covered Google Alerts and Technorati Watchlists. This article is about Twitter and its tracking feature, using East Dulwich as the example subject. Twitter Twitter lets you share your thoughts with the world. You can do this by […]

Keeping up to date with East Dulwich on the internet: Part 2 – Technorati Watchlists

Reading time: 3 minutesHow do you keep on top of everything everyone’s saying about East Dulwich, or any other subject, online? In this series of short articles I’m going to run through a few things you can set up quickly and for free to follow what people are saying about the things you’re interested in. [Also in this […]

Keeping up to date with East Dulwich on the internet: Part 1 – Google Alerts

Reading time: 2 minutesHow do you keep on top of everything everyone’s saying about East Dulwich, or any other subject, online? In this series of short articles I’m going to run through a few things you can set up quickly and for free to follow what people are saying about the things you’re interested in. This article looks […]

What would your txt msg templates be?

Reading time: 1 minuteThese are the text message (SMS) templates that came with my phone: I am late. I will be there at I’m at home. Please call I’m at work. Please call I’m in a meeting, call me later at I will be arriving at Meeting is cancelled. Please call See you at See you in Sorry, […]

Count your opinions

Reading time: 2 minutesCount your opinions Originally uploaded by Beatnic. So I thought I’d add my input to the survey being run by London Underground on personal safety at Elephant & Castle tube station. Unfortunately I didn’t understand how to use this “Opinionmeter” until I’d already started using it – at which point I had already mistakenly answered […]

IT Conversations

Reading time: 1 minuteDon’t be put off by the name! If you’re interested in anything vaguely related to technology there’s something to listen to here. I finally started catching up with some of my blog, news and podcast subscriptions recently and that coincided well with the arrival of my Nokia N95. Some podcast stuff I’ve been listening to […]

Sounds like it should be a blast

Reading time: 2 minutesIf you’ll pardon the pun. I’ve just been sent this info about an event taking place in July. I’ve added in the link showing where the venue is on Google maps. Title: Gas Organ exhibition Venue: The Sassoon Gallery Location: Blenheim Grove, Peckham Rye, London SE15 Date: 16th – 18th July Time: Midday – 9pm […]

The parent button

Reading time: 1 minuteIt’s my younger son’s first birthday today. He has been given some amazing presents, most of which make various electronic noises and tunes when bits of them are pressed. It struck me that a lot of them don’t have an “off” button, or “parent button” as I call it. Some do, but many, like the […]

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