I was honored when I was asked to contribute to the First Five Tumblr which asks “What are the first five websites you visit every day?.” In August 2007 I described my daily blogging routine on this blog by consciously looking at which websites I visit daily and why. In 2007 my morning routine was… Read more Featured on “First Five”
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Two days ago I wrote a post on ‘What does Twitter know about me? My .zip file with 50Mb of data‘ where I showed that Twitter is currently storing 152 phonenumbers and 1186 e-mail addresses from my contacts which have been imported when I used the Find Friends feature. However, it seems fairly simple to… Read more An easy solution to remove your contacts from Twitter
Three weeks ago I read a tweet from @web_martin who had requested all his data from Twitter under European law and received a .zip file with his data from Twitter. He linked to the Privacy International blog which has written down step by step how to request your own data. On March 27, 2012 I… Read more What does Twitter know about me? My .zip file with 50Mb of data
Last night I gave an introduction to APIs at the API skillswap workshop organized by SETUP in Utrecht. Here are my slides, including suggested literature that deals with APIs from a humanities perspective. During my introduction I also showed some of my favorite websites, tools, and services, including: If This Then That: Putting the internet… Read more Slides from my introduction to APIs at SETUP in Utrecht (bonus: ducks!)
The Institute of Network Cultures, Eva van den Eijnde and myself would like to welcome you to the official book launch of Geert Lovink’s new book Networks Without a Cause. A Critique of Social Media. Thank you very much for being here. Today I would like to start with a brief introduction to Geert’s new… Read more My Notes for Geert Lovink’s book launch of Networks Without a Cause: A critique of Social Media