Thursday, October 16, 2014

How the West Views Ebola   

HealthOpinionPolitics

Sophie Kleeman writing for Mic about her interview with Andrew Carrhilo, an illustrator and cartoonist from Lisbon, whose One Powerful Illustration Shows Exactly What’s Wrong With How the West Talks About Ebola: “People in the African continent are more regarded … Continue reading →

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Spoiler Shield   

iOS

John-Michael Bond, writing for TUAW: Spoiler Shield is a free iOS app that allows you to scan your Facebook and Twitter feeds without worrying about unintentionally finding out who killed who this week. When you’re viewing your feeds with the … Continue reading →

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Sweep the Sleaze   

Design

Oliver Reichenstein, arguing back in 2012 against the ubiquitous social sharing buttons used by most websites: Social media buttons are not a social media strategy, even though they’re often sold that way. Excellent content, serious networking and constant human engagement … Continue reading →

Monday, September 23, 2013

Spoiler Foiler   

TechnologyTelevision

From Netflix’s Spoiler Foiler site: Behind on Breaking Bad? Now you can check your feed without fear. Any tweets with danger words get blacked out, as below. When you’ve caught up, it’s safe to go back to normal Twitter. Until … Continue reading →

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The Spoiler Pledge

Opinion

Last night, I regrettably checked Facebook before bed and had the latest episode of one of my favourite reality shows spoiled by a friend’s status update. I rarely watch live TV anymore, preferring to record things and watch them the … Continue reading →

Friday, August 2, 2013

Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet   

Photography

Devin Coldewey writing for DPReview Connect: Their new massively useful cheat sheet shows the pixel dimensions of just about every component on the major social networking sites. If you want your photos to look their best on your LinkedIn page … Continue reading →