Figured I'd re-activate my account and give it a go for a few days. I followed Ashton, Oprah, Larry King and even CNN but wasn't really any better informed than I am with Google Reader and News.
The best tips seemed to come from Kevin Rose including this amusing video designed to mention a brand of Vodka:
but I guess he's reading submissions to Digg.
I've been using the new Mac client Tweetie which brings a very smooth interface with some iPhone style sliding animation to the desktop and it kind of works.
Anyhow, we had a chat on ABC Radio National with Steve Canane here.
I tried to tweet while on air, but strangely I found it hard to both concentrate and update my social network at the same time.. here's what I managed:
- In the studio with Steve canane http://twitpic.com/3qf0u
- James Carleton what the papers say... http://twitpic.com/3qfmw
- With angus Kidman of life hacker preparing for an interview in the Sydney "Tardis" http://twitpic.com/3qh29
Such insights combined with blurry iPhone snaps.
For me, blogging once a week seems to produce better writing. Oprah may well kill the cool, but I question the value of the form.