These are the articles, blogs, and resources I found interesting and worthy of sharing for 30 April 2009 from 10:15 to 12:36:
- BuddyPress 1.0 Has Arrived – A WordPress MU Based Social Network Platform –
- Apple and Verizon consider iPhone deal – USATODAY.com – Verizon (VZ) and Apple (AAPL) are discussing the possible development of an iPhone for Verizon, with the goal of introducing it next year, people familiar with the situation say.
- 72 of The Most Killingest Modified Computers Ever | Minervity – When buying a new computer most people don’t care about its design. Then we have another group of people. The ones that just can’t live with the thought of being just like the average Joe. They want to be among the select few that stands out in a crowd showing off their designer/manufacturing skills no matter how much money it will take getting there.
We dug up some of the most killingest computer modifications in digital history. Do you spot all the details? Enjoy!
- 5 Ways to Take Control of Your Personal Brand Today – With a bad economy, more pressure at work and overwhelming competition, investing in yourself and your future is crucial. There are a lot of new trends and tricks that you can take advantage of now. Below are five easy and initial steps you can take to start building your brand today. These will help you control your online identity, protect your future, centralize your digital assets, safeguard your brand from threats and more.
- Creating a multi-resolution favicon including transparency with the GIMP – Also good info for creating favicons in general, with or without the GIMP
- Twitter Marketing: Why You Don’t Need to Mass Follow Twitter Users – Many people are mass following Twitter users as a marketing strategy. Let’s look at the reasons why you don’t need to use this Twitter marketing tactic.
- Micro Persuasion: Social Networking Demographics: Boomers Jump In, Gen Y Plateaus – There’s a common misperception out there that all of the blogging, Twittering and Facebooking is being done by twenty and thirty-somethings. That, in fact, turns out not to be true. Baby Boomers (those born 1946–1964) are the fastest growing users of social networking sites and are also increasingly reading blogs too. Meanwhile, Gen Y interest in these services has plateaued. This all according to the latest Consumer Electronics Usage Survey from Accenture.
- 40 Must Have Extensions, Bookmarklets and Tools for Google Chrome : Speckyboy Design Magazine –
- 100 Scripts and Script Resources | OpenJason – Hey web designers and developers… here’s a not too shabby list of lots of scripts and script sites. Check’r out.
- 25 Signs That Computers and the Internet Rule Your Life – Do you consider the Internet a basic utility? Do you have friends who know you better by your username than your real name? If somebody told you to “google it,” would you know what he wants you to do? Does your computer rule your life? Here are 25 signs that it does.
- Top 10 Social Bookmarking Sites — Social Media Optimization – So what does the demographic data tells us? One is that the typical social bookmarking site user is male, between the ages of 35–54 with a household income of $60k or more a year. Is this your target audience? If it is not, then these are probable not the main social networking sites that you should be focusing on.