If it wasn’t for Twitter I wouldn’t be here…

People ask me what I think of Twitter and whether it’s really important or useful. I’ve already said a bit about it, but here’s a funny story. A few days back I was flying out of London to come to SXSW. I left home a little early because I quite like hanging out in the duty free stores and wanted to give myself a little time….

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links for 05 March 2007 – Links are the grammar of the web

Links are the grammar of the web Look at your web sentences again. Delete the first half and then turn the second half into a link. Focus on what your customers need to do, not on what you need to tell them. (tags: content link usability) Bokardo – Social Web Design » Five Principles to Design By Design…is about use. The designer needs someone to…

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Ambient Intimacy

I find myself talking about Twitter quite a lot. I’m not the only one. The behaviours that Twitter has made more visible are tremendously interesting. I’ve been using a term to describe my experience of Twitter (and also Flickr and reading blog posts and Upcoming). I call it Ambient Intimacy. Ambient intimacy is about being able to keep in touch with people with a level of…

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