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Twitter automation

Some Controversial Thoughts On Twitter Automation

For those that hate automation (and there appears to be plenty of you), I hope you read this – it may not change your mind, but then again, it might just a little.

Boy Dragged From Computer

Social Media Insomnia

Social Media has taken over my life recently. It’s not what I call an addiction, but it’s starting to be a real problem. The last few weeks has seen me taken over by a world of connecting, tweeting, sharing, pinning, and just about anything else that’s social online.

Building A Network Is Like Watching Paint Dry

Growing A Social Network Is Like Watching Paint Dry

When it comes to growing a social network, I always knew I was bad, but I’ve just realized how bad I actually am. Growing a social network is like watching paint dry, and requires a lot of time and patience

Beware Of Smart Fortress

Smart Fortress is scareware. It’s supposed to scare us that our PC is infected, and to make us buy the software to remove the fake infection. It cons people by exploiting their fear of viruses and computer infections.

What a difference a holiday makes!

Things change in the social media world in just a few months, and you have to stay on top of it or things will not be the same when you return.

Man Asleep In Toilet

Top 5 Tips To Beat Jetlag

For those of you that have traveled long and far enough to experience jetlag, you’ll understand that it really, really sucks! I’ve flown a fair amount. Not as much as some, but a fair amount nonetheless. Moving 24 hours across the other side of the world has helped this considerably, and I’ve seen my fair […]

Medellin Girl Sniffing Glue

Down And Destitute In Colombia

It’s getting dark, and I head for the metro station in downtown Medellin as the rush hour begins to peak. It’s the first time I’ve been here at this time, so I had no idea on the volume of people heading home. I’m not worried, but I certainly don’t want to be hanging around as […]

Medellin woman at night

As Darkness Falls

One afternoon, I lose track of time and forget that it’s getting late. A much as I had now grown accustomed to El Centro and all it’s vibrancy, it is well published that this place had a significant dark side after darkness falls. Whilst I had ignored the odd report suggesting that you avoid the […]

Latin Driving And Road Safety

Driving (and indeed the drivers) in Latin America leaves a lot to be desired. It’s mental. There are few (no) rules for overtaking, and buses will quite happily pull out and overtake a car going which is moving at a fair speed. The use of horns is widespread, and any jam, no matter what the […]

Buying drugs over the counter

More Downtown Medellin

You can buy almost anything you want in Medellin, and there are lots of pharmacies where you can buy prescription drugs over the counter

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