Tag: community

  • Twitster: Twitter Groups For Your Site

    March 30, 2009

    I’m really psyched to release the first public beta of Twitster into the wild today. But first, let me tell you a story. I work a lot with the Movable Type community. It’s a small community, but there are some really talented developers and designers doing some really cool stuff. One day I sat back... Read More

  • The Psychological Implications of Social Networking

    February 24, 2009

    The Daily Mail just ran a thought-provoking article about the effect that social websites have on childhood development. In short, eminent neuroscientist Susan Greenfield claims that social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter shorten attention spans and contribute to an instant gratification, self-centered mindset. From the article: We know how small babies need constant reassurance... Read More

  • Movable Type Community Solutions: First Impressions

    November 17, 2007

    I cracked open MTCS for the first time tonight for a project I’m working on. Here are my initial thoughts, in no particular order: 1. Custom Fields built-in. This is the first MT shipping as a full-fledged CMS. You can create custom fields for entries, pages, categories, users and folders. Blogs should really be on... Read More