Postach.io and the Posterous deja vu

It is no secret that I was a big fan of Posterous, before Twitter bought it out and shuttered it. I wrote about it on this blog, and tweeted an endless litany of woes. Even now, every few weeks, I go to the Astronaut hanging out alone under the Posterous Spaces header, and shed a silent, unseen tear for a product I truly cared about. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Postach.io and the Posterous deja vu

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Bloglovin’: Is it worth it?

cy4t2y2ud4m Follow my blog with Bloglovin I am not one for spending too much time on signing up for blog directories and what not, but of late, I have felt that I have been ignoring the blog a bit. So, when someone suggested looking up Bloglovin’ and creating a blogger profile there, I thought it was yet another waste of time. But when I did … Continue reading Bloglovin’: Is it worth it?

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PixelPumper: Windows Live Writer Replacement for Mac?

I have recently shifted to using a MacBook Air (thanks for the applause, now can you please give me some money so that I can buy some food?) and for the most part, I have not missed the Windows Environment. If anything, I have fallen in love with the Mac. The fact that I was reading Steve Jobs’s biography by Isaacson almost simultaneously had nothing … Continue reading PixelPumper: Windows Live Writer Replacement for Mac?

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Twitter Acquires Posterous: The End of A Good Thing?

As someone who uses email a lot, Posterous was the best way for me to get an online, no fuss site up and running. Writing and keeping up with comments on Scepticemia takes up a large amount of my free time and since blogging is just a hobby for me, Posterous was the ideal no-frills, no time-demands system for me to keep the things that … Continue reading Twitter Acquires Posterous: The End of A Good Thing?

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Blog-Gone Crazy!

Another blog has been silenced thanks to bureaucratic interference! I first came to know of it from Those Emergency Blues and then read the “main” obituary on White Coat’s Call Room. Here is what WC writes via Tex, the author of the freshly dead blog Weird Nursing Tales: From Tex … After nearly 20 years on the internet, Weird Nursing Tales passed away. Weird Nursing … Continue reading Blog-Gone Crazy!

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Do you have an online presence? Then stop SOPA/PIPA Now!

in today’s world hardly anyone is bereft of an online presence. And hence, hardly anyone is in the dark about the outrageous Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act. While I am in no way condoning acts of piracy, I am just defending my right to speak out freely. I am not sure that being in India how it will affect me directly, but … Continue reading Do you have an online presence? Then stop SOPA/PIPA Now!

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