The Trouble With Being Liked

Anyone who spends even a few minutes a day online will be aware of the “like” concept. Started, I believe, on FriendFeed, then adopted by Facebook, where it exploded, it now features on a wide range of social sites in some form or other. Including WordPress. I’ll make my stance clear from the outset, and… Continue reading The Trouble With Being Liked

The Love Of The Long Haul (Or Why We Should Keep Blogging)

With the world moving faster than ever, and online sharing sites like Instagram and Twitter seemingly all about the right here right now, we might be fooled into thinking that any article or content online only has any worth the moment its published. And perhaps for five minutes afterwards... Obviously after that, we're told, it's… Continue reading The Love Of The Long Haul (Or Why We Should Keep Blogging)

My Favourite Set Up For Online Reading – iPad Plus Mantaray

When I first bought my iPad last year, my intention and hope was to see if it could completely replace my ten year old MacBook Pro. In the end, the "proper" keyboard of the MacBook (still the loveliest keyboard I've ever used on any computer), the larger screen, and the need to plug in things… Continue reading My Favourite Set Up For Online Reading – iPad Plus Mantaray

8 Reasons Why I’m Happily Sticking With Flickr

Flickr have announced a few changes in recent days which have stirred mixed reactions amongst existing members. I've made no secret on 35hunter before that I'm a big fan of Flickr and have used it extensively for years. It serves a multitude of purposes for me, and I'll continue with my Pro subscription into the… Continue reading 8 Reasons Why I’m Happily Sticking With Flickr

Lessons From The Unplugged – Mindlessness, Focus, And Why What Matters More Than When

My Sundays Unplugged experiments have enlightened me no end. One of the most valuable lessons I've absorbed is that when I unplug is not so important. Staying offline a whole day - or indeed the whole weekend - just for the sake of it, doesn't offer unlimited benefits with no downsides. Far more influential is… Continue reading Lessons From The Unplugged – Mindlessness, Focus, And Why What Matters More Than When