Apparently I was a bit hasty in describing TweetBlender as being abandoned by its author. He has abandoned the support forum on WordPress, but has moved support to Facebook. He’s in the process of reworking TweetBlender to accommodate Twitter’s API changes, so it should be up and running here (and many other places) soon. In […]
Links, book reviews
It’s been too long since we’ve done a lot of blogging, but today we’re breaking our bandwidth-imposed radio silence to announce that we’ve licensed the use of The Rockley Strategic Method™ to Content Rules Inc., global content strategy and development experts. We’ve worked with Val and her people at Content Rules on a number of […]
BeamItDown was one of the early adopters of the iOS platform as a reading space. Their iFlow product had some neat features, notably the ability to “flow” the text as you were reading it, rather than you having to “flip pages” as you progressed through the book. (more…)
Use of XML for content has tended to be the job of technical communicators. Not so any more. This article illustrates the use of XML, structured content and reuse in marketing materials. For more information read my article XML and Marketing Materials in Quark’s newsletter The Dynamic Publisher.
There’s a fascinating article on ‘The Morning News’ describing a series of paper laptops that were designed by a group of students in North Carolina. They actually use the laptops in class to ‘talk to one another’, much in the same way that Neopets allow kids to keep a pet. (more…)
In catching up on my Blog reading, I came across this article Wikis For Documentation? Anne Gentle Provides Some Examples on The Content Wrangler site. While I am certainly not an expert on Web 2.0 â€“ what it is, what itâ€™s good for â€“ I have to admit that I am a bit of a […]