Picks of the tweets … 001

Today (or maybe everyday, this is a first so who knows) I found and enjoyed:

Philosophy

(Collin Van Uden) tweeted: @stilgherrian No, *it’s* factual. “Everything” is SATISfactual. And here I thought you were a fan of good research.

While we’re on a philosophy kick, how about a round of

What’s ‘the most important thing?’

At that moment, in that conversation it was for

(rob harris) : @marcmcgowan84 But your readers read him in your paper before they heard from him elsewhere. That’s the most important thing.

Yin + Yang
Creative Commons License Hartwig HKD via Compfight & Flickr

These tweets were found because I set up some librarianesque social media monitoring following examples by Andy Burkhardt.

I also found a new way to enter images by using the Compfight WordPress plugin which searches CC licensed images at Flickr and then inserts with a button.  It is not yet perfect, but it might beat what I was doing before. Nevertheless, for the record, downsides:

  • the thumbnails are too small to see whether I really want that image;
  • when I want to use an image both in the post and featured I have to repeat the steps;
  • I haven’t worked out how to get it to caption satisfactorily.