Shipping Ships

This is the best tweet I’ve seen in a while: This is a ship-shipping ship, shipping shipping ships. — Usman Masood (@usmanm) October 10, 2013

Pointing Abraham Williams’s PHP Library for Twitter OAuth to Twitter API 1.1

I’ve mentioned before how I’m using Abraham Williams’s PHP library for Twitter OAuth for various projects. With the impending decommissioning of version 1.0 of the Twitter API the question has come up as to how to edit this library so it uses version 1.1 of the Twitter API instead. It’s actually quite simple: Open twitteroauth.php. […]

Updating A Twitter Profile Image With PHP

I had an interesting issue come up recently when working on improvements to a Twitter bot I hadn’t used in a while but wanted to start using again. The new feature I was trying to add was to update the profile picture of the Twitter account the bot used based on a certain criteria determined […]

Pros and Cons of Twitter for iPhone

A couple of weeks ago, after getting the new version of Twitter for iPhone (iTunes), I found myself unsatisfied. I set out to write exactly why and found that creating a pro and con list led to many more cons than pros. Instead of writing a post about it I ended up trying a few […]

Why Is This Person Following Me on Google+?: A Suggestion

If you’re like me and on Google+ odds are you have people who have added you to their circles that you don’t know. I actually don’t mind if people I don’t know add me to their circles (Twitter has desensitized me to this) but I don’t want to share certain personal information with them. One […]