The announcement from Wordpress that users can embed Google calendars and docs is great news. We often get asked whether we can add calendars to blogs and there hasn't been a very simple way until now. Google calendars can be a bit clunky and … [Read more...] about New feature for WordPress.com sites – add Google docs and calendars
Discovered via this very funny Gawker guide to dating on Facebook, the friend browser really shows what Facebook has got: ie nearly everyone in your town. Assuming you're signed in and have started filling in your profile it will start unfurling … [Read more...] about Browsing for people on Facebook
Jargon warning: there's no need to be a specialist for what follows, but it does assume knowledge of the inner workings of the web. If it's incomprehensible, ask a friendly geek to guide you :) I've written a couple of quick tips about Google Reader … [Read more...] about Keep track of your bookmarks and your friends' bookmarks, and their friends' bookmarks (etc)
What are people saying about your local area? Facebook: You can use search to find out, bearing in mind this will only find status updates by people who have not set them to private. Type your placename into the box at the top (or use this link to … [Read more...] about Finding public streams about your area on Facebook, Twitter and the wider web through Google
I love reading minutes and meeting notes. They don't give you the full picture - the best bits of meetings are normally when someone says "please don't minute this" - but they tell us a lot.They give us insights into process, debates, promises made, … [Read more...] about What can we do with all these words?