Twitter keeps doing things, shockwaves from the Target hack continue to be felt in the tech world, the next revolution in stock images is happening, and LifeHacker, as always, has some great advice. Then I listened to some podcasts.
Google Maps: Photospheres of Egyptian Ruins
I could look at these photospheres all day, especially the one of Hatshepsut’s temple.
LifeHacker: What Can I Actually Upgrade On My Mac?
Doing research on keeping my old macbook alive.
LifeHacker: How to Stop Being a Cynical Asshole
Super Duper Space Witch: Review: The Outer Temple of Witchcraft – circles, spells and rituals by Christopher Penczak
My friend Amanda’s blog, participating in the Pagan Blog Project. Penczak’s stuff never really appealed to me when I was still practicing.
Marvel.com: Blast Off with Captain Marvel #1 in March
Yay! Carol’s back! I am going to go broke buying comics this month, jeez.
BJP-online.com: Getty Images makes 35 million images free in fight against copyright infringement
Wow. That’s awesome, and brilliant. Plus WordPress jumped right on that: Announcing New Embed Support for Getty Images
KaijuCast: Godzilla vs. The Thing Daikaiju Discussion
This is one of my favorite podcasts. I’m going to start including things I listen to or watch in a given day, since this is mostly about looking at the range of information I take in.
Search Engine Land: As Google Upgrades Google Maps Business Listings, Conflicts Happen Including Duplicate Listing Issues
I’m a little shocked that articles on this are just now showing up. I’ve been troubleshooting that particular issue for our clients for months now. It’s a pretty nasty mess that Google’s made for the SEO’s to clean up.
DigiDay: Why Twitter’s growth problem isn’t a problem for Madison Avenue
“The discrepancy between how Wall Street and Madison Avenue view the platform illustrates a fundamental difference between the two. For bankers, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, selling the promise of future success is as, if not more, important than exhibiting actual ROI. That equates to placing a premium on growth. Agencies and brands tend to focus more on performance, and in that regard, Twitter delivers.”
Scientific American: From Gadgets to Galaxies: Conference Reports
Another podcast that I love. This one is rarely more than 30 minutes long.