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Someone tell Add This that Posterous is dead already

Why do references to dead social networks linger, and why don’t service providers quietly retire them for us?

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Cat herder (digital producer) needed

My old compadres at Daemon are looking for a new producer. Is this you? You can read the job posting for the official description but perhaps I can talk about what the role meant for me (and yes, cat herder was officially in my job description at the time which might give you a little […]

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Dear SMH – just fix your search engine why don’t you

Working for a customer experience consultancy, as I do, I am always on the look out for stories about customer activism or advocacy — so I was very interested in this story on the SMH about the influence of a customer in the removal of soft porn content from the Telstra BigPond service.  Except it […]

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Posterous is dead. Long live Posterous.

When I logged into Posterous yesterday I saw something startling. I’ve worked with a few CMS but none are really fun. This is the extent of my Posterous fandom: Am a member of 1 Posterous space set up as a meme for a ginger friend by another friend Ahmed. Created 2 Posterous spaces as digital farewell […]

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Tribute to my lovely netbook as HP announces likely exit from PC market

I love my HP Mini netbook. LOVE it. It’s light, small, powerful, the keys feel and work like Apple keys, it has a touch screen that I use all the time when I am scrolling through notes on research outings, and very importantly it’s purple. Better yet I won it in a competition last year after […]

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Improved Posterous Web Stats

Many people have questioned and blogged about the very generous and encouraging web statistics produced by Posterous analytics versus Google stats. I have Google Analytics on my posterous blog and of course noticed the discrepency. I always thought the stats were most probably counting bot visits. Whatever those numbers were measuring it seems the fault […]