Losing Control of the Link

Read this post if you’re into social media or the web: The Web We Have to Save Some networks, like Twitter, treat hyperlinks a little better. Others, insecure social services, are far more paranoid. Instagram — owned by Facebook — doesn’t allow its audiences to leave whatsoever. You can put up a web address alongside your photos, but it […]

(Why) I Killed half of my Social Media Accounts

I just killed some Facebook and Google+ pages, a Twitter account and stopped actively posting to my Linkedin account. I used to read: focus on one thing and be good at it which I usually disregarded and thought: I’ll just post these two at once, these two, create a schedule, etc. Now, people are right about […]

How to make a NFC check in sticker with Foursquare / Swarm / Facebook Places

NFC stickers and chips are the new QR codes and offer some ease of use, if you know how to harness their power 😉 Where the user otherwise would have to type a long URL, we can make use of NFC enabled smartphones to just bump into the sticker to take them to a website […]

Latvian Anatomy Infographic

I know a couple of Latvians on facebook, both through my lady and also through my previous and current studies. I can’t remember how exactly I found this little facebook app, which is an interactive infographic about Latvian anatomy, but it’s both entertaining and takes on troublesome issues with a light and positive attitude.