housekeeping

New worm — be careful out there

by Lee Hopkins on December 30, 2007 · 1 comment

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According to eWeek’s Security Watch, there’s a very nasty bit of code embedded in a website at the moment, all geared up to lure the disarmed net traveller into a false sense of happy yuletide security. Here’s just a sample of the subject lines in the email you might receive offering you A fresh new […]

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Twitterspam?

by Lee Hopkins on October 30, 2007 · 6 comments

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Alex Manchester of Melcrum quite rightly sent me a screen grab of some recent tweeting of mine. Because of the way I had set up Facebook to take my tweets and pop them into the status, and also take FB status updates and send them to Twitter, and also send my new blog posts to […]

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Low-fat blogging ahead

by Lee Hopkins on October 29, 2007 · 0 comments

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  I have a ton of uni work to focus on for the next few weeks, so a lighter-weight blogging service will be in place until my essays are cleared out of the way and the business accounts completed. I’ll still be here, but please don’t be offended if I ignore you — it’s nothing […]

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Respecting media snackers

by Lee Hopkins on October 26, 2007 · 20 comments

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Following on in the tradition of ‘meme spread’ comes a brief audio report on my views about media snackers. Fellow Twitterati Connie Reece tagged me, and here’s the background: A new new media friend, Connie Bensen, tagged me on a meme started by one of my favorite bloggers, Forrester analyst Jeremiah Owyang. Jeremiah posed the […]

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WooHoo! Made it!!

by Lee Hopkins on October 25, 2007 · 4 comments

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I’ve hit the 1,000 mark – thanks, all!! If you are a Facebook friend of mine, expect a drink!

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Your reputation is what google says it is

by Lee Hopkins on October 25, 2007 · 8 comments

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UPDATE: Paull Young and Jeremy Pepper have both contributed to this meme, all of us independently of each other but scarily (or as Paull would say, as another example of Twitternicity) all at the same time. Paull: Top 3 Reputation TipsJeremy: Reputation – both corporate and personal   My good friend Allan Jenkins has long […]

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On AdSense and revenue and blogging and culture

by Lee Hopkins on September 15, 2007 · 6 comments

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Phew! that’s one heck of a title! What it boils down to is this: I am very aware that there is a requirement to make money from most of one’s activities, unless one is the fortunate recipient of an endowment or something. So it comes as no surprise to watch the wonderful Joel Comm give […]

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Which Subbie missed this one?

by Lee Hopkins on September 13, 2007 · 0 comments

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A sub-editor missed an important turn of phrase, turning a negative into a confusion

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A List Apart is one of those sites that seems to wander in and out of my focus, depending on the projects I’m involved in at the time. Having just configured a new Bloglines account for a specific project, I thought I’d add some of Bloglines’ ‘suggested feeds’, one of which is A List Apart. […]

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Laptops, be gone!

by Lee Hopkins on September 8, 2007 · 2 comments

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  Rands waxes lyrical about laptops and meetings. Need to bring your laptop to a meeting? Think again… As he says, What are the things you are supposed to do to make a successful meeting? First hand: “Make sure everyone closes their laptop.” Yes. Full agreement from me. If you’re sitting in my meeting and […]

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