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Screencast Video Guide for the WordPress Lifestream Plugin

Jen Ross is an associate lecturer at the E-learning and Digital Cultures course at the University of Edinburgh. It’s a very interesting class where all the students have to create Lifestreams which I’ve written about in the past. Today she recorded a two part screencast video showing how to use the extremely popular Lifestream WordPress …

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5 Good Examples for Managing Your Lifestreaming Data Flow

One of the more difficult aspects of creating a Lifestream is devising how to manage the flow of data. For me there are many factors that determine this process and it’s like a very complex decision tree depending on the source of data (microblog, photo, video) the publishing mechanism (mobile, desktop computer) and the destination …

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The Secret Sauce Behind Steve Rubel’s Lifestream Workflow and Revamp of Mine

I have recently decided to seriously spend some time focusing on how to improve my Lifestreaming workflow.  I have found that creating an effective workflow is one of the most challenging aspects of Lifestreaming. I don’t feel my current method is very good and needed to change. There are many variables that will determine your …

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Lifestream Blog Now Optimized for Mobile Devices Courtesy of WP Touch Plugin for WordPress

A while back I had read about several WordPress plugins that offered the ability to customize the viewing of your site for mobile devices. Yesterday I decided to go research the slew of plugins available out there to determine which one to implement. I reduced the field to 2 plugins. The MobilePress plugin and the …

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How to Edit Your Facebook Privacy Settings to Share Your Profile with Everyone

Today marked a huge day at Facebook as they have decided to open up their data stream via API to developers. Another major development and a step to an open standard for Lifestreaming was the simultaneous announcement that Facebook was supporting Activity Streams. Of course they didn’t totally open things up and ReadWriteWeb provided details …

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Thoughts on Safety and Children in a World of Lifestreaming

A while back I read a post titled Does Lifestraming Connect Too Many Dots? in which author Jim Storer poses concerns about providing location info using services like Brightkite and Twitter and concerns of having your house robbed as criminals become aware of these services. Now while I think we should always take steps to …

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