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Trying out Google plus one (updated)

I’ve just had a go at installing the new Google like plus one button on this blog. It’s available in US English only and you have to opt in to the experiment in order to get it to work properly. There are some handy instructions available on google on adding the button – it involves […]

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Make a Han Solo out of yourself

Important things launched on April 1st

Just a round up of some of the fantastic new things that have been featured today, on the first of April: Google Animal Translate Introducing Translate for Animals (beta): Bridging the gap between animals and humans Google have now updated their real time translation software with an android app (sorry iPhone fans!) that provides animal […]

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screenshot of local trends search on twitter

Local tweets for local people

The future is local it seems. Twitter has now enabled local search for trending topics including countries and cities. Although if we’re to believe Alexa.com they’re missing out India, Germany and Japan. Not sure if it’s working out cities using IP addresses, geotagging or the user’s self declared location (in which instance we’d all be […]

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Give a tweet this Christmas

Genius christmas twitter campaign

Came across this on twitter this morning: http://charity.further.co.uk/ By tweeting: Tweeting this message gets 10p donated to The Children’s Society charity http://bit.ly/4PcaKP #furthercharity your profile picture then appears on the page and the Christmas tree totalizer counts up the donations. There’s the option to top up your donation as well – although I’d be interested […]

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Kimondo moves to WordPress

Hello, I’ve now moved my blog to wordpress rather than drupal as a bit of an experiment! I’ve moved my two most popular posts over from the old site, but hopefully will be blogging a bit more frequently.

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