- Why Facebook Just Turned Your Subscribers Into 'Followers'
We'll start with a little bit of social media news this morning. Apparently Facebook is heading more and more towards emulating Twitter by turning our subscribers into followers. What does this mean for us? Mostly it means that if we're using Facebook to promote our work, we need to make sure we're using the right lingo to keep in touch with our
- How to REALLY Let Go of a Resentment
On a completely different note, Jessica Ruane, writing on Lifehack.org gives us some great advice on how to let go of resentments so that we can all go on to find peace within ourselves and go on to lead happy, productive lives. Whether we like to admit it or not, resentments are the one thing that hold most of us back and even get us into trouble from time to time, so this is well worth a read.
- The New Science of the Birth and Death of Words
This is a fascinating post from The Wall Street Journal in which men of sciene claim to have triumphed where so many lexophiles have failed in indentifying the "universal laws governing the birth, life course and death of words." A great read for anyone interested in writing, reading, or language in general.
- When to let go of an unsuccessful project
Read a great post from Chris Guillebeau this week looking at what happens when you lose your passion for a project and consider calling it a day. Well worth reading.
- Protip: After Successfully Stealing A Car And Robbing A Bank... Don't Brag About It On YouTube
And finally, something which simply made me chuckle this week. Yep, apparently people are that stupid.
Friday, 7 December 2012
Weekly Round-Up: Top 5 posts of the week from around the web (Dec 1st - 7th)
Friday returns, as does another eclectic assortment of awesome articles which have made their way into my bookmarks over the last week.