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Live tweeting the Locker Project’s Jeremie Miller Talk at Glue Conference by Kevin Marks

I’ve been able to listen in from the edges of the Glue Conference that’s currently taking place through the awesome tweetbytes provided by Kevin Marks. He always does an amazing job when live tweeting from the talks he attends at various conferences, and this was no exception. Today he provided details from the Locker Project’s …

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WordPress Tapestry Theme Using Post Formats Which is Perfect for Lifestreaming

I was excited with the release of WordPress 3.1 which added the Post Formats feature. This provides the ability to create themes for customized display of content based on new types of content that you create. Sure there were hacks to do this before, but now that it’s supported natively there will be many new …

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Digg Founder Jay Adelson Lecture on Why Lifestreaming Matters

Jay Adelson returned as an alumni to Cranbrook School to give a lecture last Friday. His talk was about Lifestreaming which he referenced several times. He discussed both the values of engaging on online social activities as well as bringing to light an awareness of the legacy of data that remains on the internet when …

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Flavors.me Continues Improving With Latest Release

I’ve written about Flavors.me in the past, and they continue to improve this great Lifestreaming service. They’ve just announced a slew of new updates that include the following: Support for more services including Formspring, Digg, Tripit, Github, and Soundcloud with more coming. Custom Favicons Color Transparency Ability to refresh service-data on demand Option to display …

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Facebook Now Leveraging Your Friends Likes to Feature Content in Search

Today Facebook rolled out new functionality that will now feature search results based on your friends liking the resulting content. This applies to content you click the like button on at any external site on the web that has them. This story broke on the All Facebook website earlier today. Here’s a snip: Another big …

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New Lifestream Extension for Joomla Available

If you’re not familiar with Joomla, it’s an open source content management system that is similar to Drupal. Extensions are add-ons available for it and I just came across one called Lifestream from Joomlashack that has become available. It currently supports aggregating your data from Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, Tumblr, and RSS feeds. They will …

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Technology Review Giving Activity Streams Some Love

Nice post from Technology Review giving a nice plain English primer of what the Activity Streams open standard is trying to achieve. Hopefully at one point it will provide an easy way to seamlessly create lifestreams and provide unique functionality with the associated data. From the post The standard, known as Activity Streams, aims to …

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