Archive | August, 2009

Would you sack someone if they accidentally got your Twitter account suspended?

I’ve just received an email from a distraught colleague who’s been sacked for getting her agency’s Twitter account suspended. She reached the 2000 limit of the number of people she was following, so started unfollowing some people and following others instead. Twitter treated this as suspicious activity and suspended the account. And apparently her bosses […]

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Back everything up, everywhere, all the time

Beware – lightning does strike twice and before you lose your data, back it up. In which Brendan obsesses about backing up I’m writing this post at my laptop. Nothing unusual there. But what is unusual is that I have two 1TB USB drives attached to it. One of them is copying the operating system […]

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