21 January 2009

Adopt-a-blog #9 Boing Boing

It has been nearly 3 years since I have started reading Boing Boing and I am perfectly happy to watch a few more go by while I continue to read it.  I was forwarded a story that featured on the blog, and since then I have been pretty much hooked into the varied stories and insights offered on a daily …

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20 January 2009

CNN and Facebook – watching the world watch Obama

On a day with the occurance of such a significant world event, the inauguration of such a key new US President, it seems world news and social networks have combined to provide us with a brilliant tool to watch the events unfold, and keep up with your friends and the worlds thoughts at the same time. CNN and Facebook have …

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19 January 2009

Adopt-a-blog #8 A List Apart

In this post I will be reviewing the blog A List Apart, from my own perspective.  This is a blog mainly dedicated to the "people the make websites" and is filled to the brim with different stylesheets and little bits of information that will make the world of web design a little easier to grasp. Pro's: The A List is …

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16 January 2009

Watch Tamar TV via your PS3 or Wii

YouTube, Google's long beared bain of a problem child (the one that just wont grow up, leave home and start making some money) seems to be coming on leaps and bounds week on week. We've had recent developments for its advertising products and abilites, its much debated plunge into widescreen format, and now we see the introduction of YouTube TV. …

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16 January 2009

Adopt-a-blog #7 – Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki is a columnist for Entrepreneur Magazine and is managing director of Garage Technology Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm.  Guy’s blog is entitled “How to save the World“, and contains a wide variety of posts from those that focus on personal self-improvement to those that reflect on the impact surroundings have on society.  As you would expect from …

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14 January 2009

Adopt-a-blog #6 – StephenFry

If Oscar Wilde was blogging today this is what I imagine his blog would look like. Witty, erudite, packed with razor-sharp observations and a touch of the unexpected…  I've been following Stephen Fry's blog for over a year so it's a bit of a cheat picking it for this Tamar series but I think it's one of the best blogs …

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14 January 2009

Adopt-a-blog #5 – Social Times

The blog I will be mostly writing about today is the Social Times, ironic as I rarely make the time to be social. Launched in Feb 2008 the site was (ctrl c) 'founded by Nick O’Neill, The Social Times was created as a way to leverage social technology to build the social technology industry'. Areas covered range from Advertising through …

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13 January 2009

Adopt-a-blog #4 – AllFacebook

If you are a Facebooker, Facebook addict, Facebook Whale or something remotely similar, then   keeping up to date with anything Facebooky is simple by reading the AllFacebook blog. If however, like me, you use Facebook from time to time and find it a bit bewildering that people have more virtual friends than real ones, then I’m not sure that this …

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12 January 2009

Adopt-a-blog #3 – DailyBlogTips

When I was assigning everybody a blog to review in this series of posts we've named 'Adopt-a-blog', I opted against being lazing an assigning myself one that I already read on a regular basis. Instead I chose Daniel Scocco's 'Daily Blog Tips' – a blog mainly about blogging, and one which is regularly in the 'Top 100 blogs' lists of …

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