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Topic: Twitter

Some Twitter conventions

September 24, 2009, 11:22 am

I feel a little dirty when I blog about Twitter. I’m not an internet marketer shamelessly trying to drive traffic to my blog (not that there’s anything inherently wrong with that). I’m just a Twitter user, like you, and I have a couple of ideas to share.

Dude. Mikeyy can’t even spell his own name.

April 12, 2009, 5:51 am

Yeah, I got p0wnd by the Mikeyy Worm on Twitter. It’s a simple JavaScript injection attack. You get it by visiting an infected person’s profile with JavaScript turned on in your web browser. Here’s how to stop the madness.

Basic HTML Tutorials

January 13, 2009, 3:33 pm

I asked on Twitter for recommendations for basic, online HTML tutorials for a new co-worker. Here’s the result.

Make long URLs short with tr.im.it

November 1, 2008, 12:34 pm

The best Dashboard widgets scratch an itch. I’m a big fan of tr.im for URL shortening, but even their excellent bookmarklet wasn’t quite convenient enough for me. Lucky for me that a) tr.im publish a public API, and b) I know how to build widgets.