Richard Florida Tweets About Unemployment

or… “why I love the stripped-down, bite-sized chunks that Twitter can serve up” [easy-retweet] [ad#468] You either love it or you hate it. A series of Tweets like this is why I can learn to love it. These are interesting states that I don’t need to spend 5 minutes reading a newspaper article about. There’s […]

Iran and Twitter

People have suggested that Twitter is a time-waster, and for the majority of us it probably is. But for the people in Iran, this is one of the only means of having their voices heard by the rest of the world as their society crumbles. That is not a waste of time.

The New Revolution

Some days it feels like we should all just give up our cars and start living like we mean it. I know there are a brave few who have done so. You are the pioneers of the new revolution, some of us are on the path to freedom, while most of the western world is […]

Twittering Canada’s Federal Budget

Canada’s Federal Budget is rolling in, and one of the best ways to get a glimpse of the picture is through Twitter. @CBCNews just posted a number of “updates” on their Twitter Feed, which I thought made for a fun image. In TweetDeck you can set up groups of similar feed, in the image, I […]

MicroBlogging for Business

Image by urbanworkbench via Flickr A few weeks ago I discussed one MicroBlogging platform that I regularly use in a post called Twitter for Engineers. You know something is mainstream when the print media picks it up… Now, Brevity Is the Soul of Office Interaction – NYTimes.com One hundred forty characters — the exact length […]