The WP.com Book – under construction
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The WP.com Book – under construction


Why this book? Some chapter headings from the book Most published guides to WordPress blogging are devoted to self-hosted sites created under WordPress.org. This is perhaps because WordPress.com sites are easier to set up, but also because it is widely (but not entirely accurately) believed that WordPress.org sites are more powerful. In fact, the CTRL-V … Continue reading

Help to fund upgrade to the Periscope app
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Help to fund upgrade to the Periscope app


Originally posted on CTRL-V:
♦ Go to crowdfunding website. FROM TO Periscope, the video-streaming app on iOS and Android devices, is undoubtedly the success of the century – but it has some serious failings, which we plan to address. The figures speak for themselves. Four months after it launched on March 26, 2015, on August…

My first 2 Pscopes
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My first 2 Pscopes


These are first Pscopes, which I began to place on Twitter on Monday morning, Sept 7. Scopes are automatically deleted after 24 hours so I’m archiving them on Youtube and embedding them here. Hopefully, I’ve automated this process, and I’ll be showing you how to do it. I’ll also be evaluating a WordPress plugin called … Continue reading

My first Periscope post: a new Richard Hannay adventure
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My first Periscope post: a new Richard Hannay adventure


I’ve been experimenting with Periscope video streaming – go to periscope.tv for more info. What I’m calling peescopes (Periscope tweets) can be viewed live or any time in the next 24 hours, after which they are deleted. With any luck, the following should be viewable until 5pm-ish on September 8: ♦ A new Richard Hannay adventure. Continue reading

2on2sday HOA test
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2on2sday HOA test


I haven’t used Hangouts on Air (HOA) for some time because of my illness and this was a test show preliminary to a regular Tuesday afternoon 2on2sday show starting Jan 13 at 2pm GMT insh’Allah. Below you can see the completely unscripted and unedited test run today. I played the whole thing of the cuff, … Continue reading