Thursday, August 23, 2012

I've Twylized my tweets

I’ve Twylized my Tweets - check it out).

Twylah organizes your tweets and essentially creates a webpage for you based on your tweets.

There are some other nifty things going on with Twylah, including how internet searches that find your tweets direct searchers to your own site rather than to Twitter, so that you can drive traffic to your site based on your tweeting. 

By the way - I did an internet search for “Twylized” and came up with nothing, so it looks like I’m the first to verbify Twylah’s contribution to social media.

Friday, August 3, 2012

BOYD - a consistent expression of capitalism that will raise costs

Just as corporations once offered flush benefits and pensions as a lure for talent, so did they offer company tools such as laptops and cell phones. Just as corporations seek to squeeze every last ounce of profitability for the owners and executive by trimming pension obligations (everyone's a "contractor" these days), so are they looking at the IT overhead and seeking ways to cut it, hence downloading the burden of device ownership to labour just as the burden of benefits and pensions are increasingly being downloaded to labour.