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Rise of the Spewbots

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Apr. 18, 2009

I guess because Oprah is now on twitter, things are exploding. Today alone, I've noticed 5-7 new bots on twitter polluting my search time lines spouting drivel and polluting them to the point of almost uselessness. The post Rise of the Spewbots appeared first on Postcards From My Life.

One Line Linux “Twitter From File” Command

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Mar. 4, 2009

Sometime recently I was surfing around and came across a blog post where a user wrote a PHP script - fully OO, it was very pretty - that would pop the top line off of a file and tweet it, that struck me as odd. Actually, first it struck me as stupid since all needs is another mindless…

Using Twitter for a Competitive Advantage

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Apr. 9, 2008

Dear Reader, Over at the Small Business Idea Forum, Staci asked about twitter and I replied. This, along with a couple of other things today are pointing me towards a blog post and possible a podcast this weekend. Twitter has gone from WTH to ZOMG to “Hey, I can use this for my benefit!” I […] The…

Join the Podcast Generation!

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Apr. 7, 2008

Dear Reader, I was talking to a friend of mine recently and mentioned that I have a podcast (yes, I routinely try and convert my friends to podcast listeners.) His response to me was “Yes, I have an iPod but I’m just not a member of the podcast generation”. His problem is that he is […] The post Jo…