The latest foray into my meteorologically-themed social media exploration is the Charleston Weather FriendFeed group, designed with some automated aggregation of Charleston weather-related tweets in mind, but also designed as a point for folks to share their weather stories and reports. It seems like a strange, nearly too-narrowly focused topic for a FriendFeed group, but […]
I did some much-needed refreshing of the header photos. Pretty much every picture, save for about three or four, are now new. I made selections from my storm photos from Friday, a picture or two from Salt Lake City, and a March photowalk with Ian and Kathy May. Enjoy!
Yes, I missed the third anniversary Lowcountry Bloggers meetup last night. Apparently the #jaredrumors abound, but there’s a really good reason. My dad, a life-long Trekkie, had wanted to see the new Star Trek but wasn’t sure when he’d be able to. A little quick thinking later, and we were all able to find a […]
Thanks to the comment-aggregating masterminds at BackType, your tweets, FriendFeed comments, Digg comments, and other mentions of blog posts here at jaredwsmith.com will appear among the comments. I’m tweaking the look some and working with a few things to meld it better with the design, but it’s very cool. How am I doing this? It’s […]
I knew from the moment I drove in this morning that it was a good day to bring the camera along to snap some cloud shots — I was sure right. Here’s one of many weather photos from assorted down points during the day.
As you may or may not have seen, Twitter’s had a rough go of it from its users (including me) over the past couple days as a result of how they’ve handled the backlash from their “small settings change” which removed the option to handle reply filtering. The rough go’s well-deserved, too, as Biz Stone […]
There’s been a lot of griping about the mainstreaming of Twitter, whether it be alpha-geeks being threatened over “normal people” invading “their turf” or, more recently, spammers invading the trending topics with garbage and, in some cases, malcontent. Those items haven’t bothered me that badly; Twitter is richer with more people using the service, and […]