Island in the Net

A personal blog by Khürt Williams, full of inchoate writing on photography, coffee, and geekery.

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Stream of Consciousness

I have been reading a lot about lifestreaming. The idea is that content from all ( or most ) of the online aspects of my life are logged some place. The writers at chilibean defined it this way:

a stream of content from a variety of services in one location so your friends/followers can visit one site and see which photos you uploaded, what your Twitter updates are, your latest blog posts and more.

Based on that definition I have been life streaming since Plaxo launched Pulse and I discovered Twitter and Tumblr.

Like a lot of geeky professionals I use Twitter. I also use the social bookmarking site Ma.gnolia, photo sharing site Flickr, and Pownce. Every input into one of these services is fed into Tumblr ( see Jack of All Trades ) and Plaxo Pulse. I don’t use Facebook for my life stream because it would require anyone wanting to stalk me to register an account.