Posts Tagged ‘internet’

May 26, 2009 3

Journal Prompt: Before The Web

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“What did you do before we had the Internet?” Wow. Well, I have mention that prior to the internet, I was young, so the difference between what I did pre-high school and what I do now has a lot to do with my age rather than the internet, I think. The internet has really taken [...]

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December 22, 2008 2

What happens online after you die?

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I saw this post on Slashdot that I’ve been pondering over ever since: In the past, when a family member died, you could look through their files and address books to find all the people and businesses that should be notified that the person is deceased. Now the hard-copy address book is becoming a thing [...]

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December 21, 2008 4

Multi-friending: Is it overload or no?

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Brandon asked me a question a while back that I’ve been meaning to address: A future internetiquette article I’d like to read is one about something I call “multi-friending”. Say you send messages back and forth with someone on Viddler, and they send you a friend request. Do you then add them on all the [...]

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September 6, 2008 8

The switch to RoadRunner

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I’ve been resistant toward switch ISPs for a while, because I’ve gotten really good deal money-wise on phone and internet with AT&T for several years now (internet + unlimited local phone = $28/month). I don’t know how I originally got that deal, so don’t ask me how to get it, but I’ve always figured that [...]

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July 20, 2008 9

Internetiquette – Anonymous Commenting

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What is the appeal of anonymous commenting on a blog? I’ve only had two on this main blog, but the only time I’ve ever received an anonymous comment on the LiveJournal version of the blog was in an instance when the person leaving the comment did want their name attached to what they had to [...]

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July 19, 2008 0

Felicia Day – Rocking the net with web shows

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There’s a lot of great buzz on the web right now for Dr. Horrible (which is completely awesome… just finished watching it today), and I was really excited to see Felicia Day on the show with such a great overall cast. If you enjoy Felicia Day and you’re also a gamer, you’ll probably like The [...]

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July 14, 2008 6

The ultimate Twitter douchebag bot

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Ohhhhhhhh… *Internetiquette wrath abounds* No you FREAKIN’ didn’t. You did NOT even follow-spam me and then protect your Twitters to try and ENTICE me into following you back so that I show up as one of your followers and will then see that you are a spammer. I have to REQUEST to be spammed? Really? [...]

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July 7, 2008 2

Quick Tips – Favorites, Apps, Sharing, Friends, and Hiding

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Some quick tips from Internetiquette for the week: 1. Twitter Favorites – A lot of people commented recently that they don’t know what Twitter favorites are for and don’t use them. I use them frequently, for two reasons: First, to remember hilarious, over the top, absolute rockstar tweets, and second, to favorite tweets on my [...]

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July 3, 2008 18

My Twitter Rules

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I am inspired to a do a write-up about my criteria for having someone on the list of people I follow on Twitter, because it’s important for me to be able to refer a person to my policy if they want to know why I don’t follow them (or do). Also, maybe it will help [...]

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April 27, 2008 0

List of 10 Weekend Things

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1. Last day of Saturday classes (w00t). 2. Dinner with classmates sort of for my birthday and sort of just because. 3. Maid of Honor won’t be able to make it to wedding. 4. Additional bridesmaid acquired an hour ago (she’s very excited). 5. Maid of Honor v. 2.0 (upgrading a bridesmaid) will be informed [...]

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March 27, 2008 2

The DNA Game: My Response

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Gary had this to say about the “key to new Social media for everyone”: I had this to say back:

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