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Clay Shirky on the power of social media

Interesting TED talk from Clay Shirky on how media has changed to social media and the impact of that on citizens, institutions and government.


Twitter badge without @replies

I was looking for a way to display my tweets elsewhere on the web – such as on the sidebar of this blog. However, I wasn’t happy with the standard Twitter badge, which mixes tweets on ‘What I’m doing’ with ‘@replies’ intended for individuals. Don’t get me wrong, I value @replies, I just didn’t want them on my badge. If you don’t either, here’s how to filter them out using an RSS feed and Yahoo Pipes.