How the Publicis Groupe ‘Maurice Lévy: more digital than ever for 2013’ YouTube video was made
The 2013 New Year’s greetings, from the French advertising and public relations company Publicis Groupe by their CEO Maurice Lévy is making multiple appearances in my circles v. clever use of youtube – try pausing, fast forwarding, or viewing full screen: youtube.com/user/PublicisG… rather meta. — George Siemens (@gsiemens) December 13, 2012 When I saw it […]
[FREE] Receive SMS messages in a Google Spreadsheet for a textwall, voting and more (UK only)
A solution for making a free SMS inbox in a Google Spreadsheet using the IntelliSoftware SMS Gateway and 30 liines of Google Apps Script code. This particular example is used to collect votes for a poster competition but there are many other things you could use it for.
Using Google Reader to create a searchable archive of Twitter mentions
My solution for extracting site activity data from Delicious isn’t going so well (their API is letting me down). Instead I thought I’d share how I use Google Reader to create a searchable archive of Twitter mentions. It’s not particularly a new trick and you’ll find a number of similar how-to’s so this post is […]
Lost in format: html, rss, pdf, email, epub, mobi, Kindle It ~:-s
This morning I’ve managed to confuse myself over which are the best formats and ways to publish this blog. So in this post I review what I already use and show how you can embed ePub, mobi and Kindle links into your blog using the FiveFilters.org Kindle It service.