Twitter: A workshop for journalists

I did a workshop about Twitter today for some of the journalists I work with at the Globe and Mail, and uploaded it to our internal wiki — and then I figured I might as well upload it to Slideshare so others could see it as well. I’ve embedded it…

What is the Twitterverse feeling right now?

One of the interesting things about Twitter is that an entire ecosystem of tools has emerged that take the data from Twitter and slice or dice it in some way. There’s Tweetscan and Summize and Quotably for search, for example. But some other services aren’t really tools so much as…

Scrybe looks pretty good — so far

Like several other bloggers, I got an email from Scrybe co-founder Shehryar Hydri pointing me to his company’s website, where there is a video demo of the Web 2.0 organizing tool, which is in beta. But I decided not to write about it, and I wanted to say why (obviously…

Freshbooks gets social with your data

My friend and fellow mesh organizer Mike McDerment has been on a real roll lately with FreshBooks, the online invoicing and time-tracking software company that he and his team of Web 2.0 wizards run out of a secret location known only as “The Meadows” (actually, Toronto). The latest addition is…

Enquisite launches — deep site analysis

I meant to blog about this yesterday, but being on dial-up in the middle of a thunderstorm kind of put the kibosh on that idea. A blog search-analysis tool called Enquisite — which I have been testing for a little while now on this blog — launched on August 1,…