Archive for the Social Media Category

President Barack Obama follows me on Twitter

In the middle of live tweeting the Nelson Mandela funeral, I discover that the current leader of the free world – President Barack Obama is following me on Twitter. This unearthing is beyond PRICELESS! Totally overwhelmed as President Obama currently has 40.5Million followers on Twitter and he is only following about 655K. So yeah me for being one of the chosen few. Interestingly, he has been following me for sometime and think this is because I was an early adopter of Twitter and did tweet about him extensively during his first run for the presidency of the United States of […]

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Spotify

I’ve been checking out many of the companies that will have applications integrated into Facebook’s timeline profile. One that has captivated me so far is: Spotify. Why? Well while I like music, I don’t really follow a lot of bands or listen to a lot of music. And so as this service which will provide free access to more than 15million tracks, thinking that I’ll be able to discover and enjoy a lot more music without first having to pay for it. Also, the beauty of this application/service as that by being integrated with Facebook, I’ll be able to discover […]

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My Facebook Timeline

I’ve enabled my Facebook timeline profile by following the instructions provided by Mashable Social Media. This is well in advance of the offical release so below is a sneak peak. Only those who have enabled their own profile will be able to view on Facebook. Yeah me! By the way, I am pictured above with my ninetysomething year old great aunt Dorothy who is without a doubt my favourite person alive today. In moments of doubt I think of her and everything is possible again. She is a source of strength, my rock, my Nenen!

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Facebook: Timeline

Since I started blogging again, I haven’t really shared any of my posts via Facebook as I wanted to make sure I was seriously committed to blogging again. And so now that I’ve blogged almost everyday for the last 54 days, thinking I should go ahead and start sharing. Particularly as Facebook is launching a new look called Timeline which will essentially allow you to more easily create a visual scrapbook of your life. So in conjunction with this blog, thinking it will be quite powerful in helping to further document my personal history. Of course, most of the content […]

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100 Years of IBM

Companies like Facebook are the new sexy but let’s not forget companies like IBM who make much of our computing today possible!

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