8 Things You Didn’t Know About Busking

You need to audition for a permit in London, and in Australia, you cant perform in the streets unless you have a website. The City of London takes busking so seriously that they have tight quality control measures for street performers. All buskers in the Tube or Convent Garden are required to audition for a … Continue reading 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Busking

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How To Remove Spam Apps & Ensure App Privacy

Apps on Facebook can be great, but they can also be a right pain in the neck. On one hand, there’s useful apps like Spotify or Last.fm which make it easy to share your music taste with your friends. Mostly these are welcomed and vaguely interesting for the friends to view. On the other hand, … Continue reading How To Remove Spam Apps & Ensure App Privacy

Now Everyone Is Free to Join Pinterest, No Invite Needed

  Folks, it looks like Pinterest has just opened its doors to the public. If you’ve ever used Pinterest before, then probably someone invited you to join in. Now, those who are planning to sign up but were previously discouraged by the waiting process, can opt to create an account using their Facebook or Twitter … Continue reading Now Everyone Is Free to Join Pinterest, No Invite Needed

Now Everyone Is Free to Join Pinterest, No Invite Needed

Folks, it looks like Pinterest has just opened its doors to the public. If you’ve ever used Pinterest before, then probably someone invited you to join in. Now, those who are planning to sign up but were previously discouraged by the waiting process, can opt to create an account using their Facebook or Twitter account, … Continue reading Now Everyone Is Free to Join Pinterest, No Invite Needed

How To Use Pinterest

I believe in the power of the internet to support communities, share information and learn about the universe.  I submit Instructables, post how-to videos and mentor students around the globe.  I use open source and creative commons just as much as I add to it. Yet Pinterest makes me uncomfortable.  This social media service assumes that any visual … Continue reading How To Use Pinterest

Your Average Facebook Post Only Reaches 16% Of Your Friends

You’re not unpopular, it’s just the nature of the news feed. Amongst all the business-related news at FMC, Facebook revealed that the average news feed story from a user profile reaches just 16 percent of their friends. Your actively shared links, photos, and status updates probably reach much higher than 16 percent of your friends, … Continue reading Your Average Facebook Post Only Reaches 16% Of Your Friends