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ImageSnippets lets you create a responsive image gallery using ImageSnippets end point, username, property and object.
Major features in ImageSnippets allows you to:
Add/remove/edit multiple galleries.
Regenerate your gallery manually or schedule an automated task.
We are using REST API (https://www.setcronjob.com/) that will allow you to create a cron job service for regenerating your gallery. To do so, you have to create an account and generate API token.
This looks interesting and reminds me I want to take a closer look at some linked data technology.
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WPCampus is looking for stories, how-tos, hypotheticals, demos, case studies and more for our third annual in-person conference focused on WordPress in higher education. This year’s event will take place July 12-14, 2018, at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
The call for speakers will close at midnight PDT on April 7, 2018.
The planning committee will begin their selection process and be in touch shortly thereafter.
h/t to @wpcampusorg
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We don’t care what software you use but we know you’re awesome and we’d love to learn from you. If you’re passionate about #WordPress or #highered, #WPCampus would love to hear more this summer in St. Louis. Our call for speakers is open until April 7. https://t.co/EeoaLqGCSo pic.twitter.com/n8Mgnymw1L
— WPCampus (@wpcampusorg) March 23, 2018
Memento mori is Latin for “Remember that you must die.” The phrase is believed to originate from an ancient Roman tradition in which a servant would be tasked with standing behind a victorious general as he paraded though town. As the general basked in the glory of the cheering crowds, the servant would whisper in the general’s ear: “Respice post te! Hominem te esse memento! Memento mori!” This loosely translates to “Look behind you! Remember that you are but a man! Remember that you will die!”
This is a genre that draws upon the melancholic character of the biblical book of Ecclesiastes. Eat, drink, and be merry if you must, the objects suggest, because death is right around the corner. Memento mori paintings, drawings, and sculptures can range from blunt depictions of skulls, decaying food, and broken objects to subtler examples whose symbolism is easy to miss. A basic memento mori painting would be a portrait with a skull but other symbols commonly found are hour glasses or clocks, extinguished or guttering candles, fruit, and flowers.
A nice little essay which includes the general practice among several schools of thought and cultures. Reminds me about some of the practices I’ve read about masons practicing.Syndicated copies to:
Mining tweets? Just provide your search terms, enter a couple commands at the terminal, and voilà, ... instant dashboard!
Over the past year and a half, I've been building tools to collect, analyze, and visualize large quantities of tweets. These tools have helped me (and my colleagues at Data for Democracy) monitor trends and uncover disinformation campaigns in the French presidential election, the 2017 Virginia election, the #unitetheright rally in Charlottesville, and the #MeToo movement, among others. Over the past few months, I've been building a pre-packaged dashboard kit that will help me spin up something quickly, so I can get an at-a-glance view of trends surrounding a certain hashtag, topic, or movement right away, as I start to analyze these trends, often in the moment.
While I'm sure there will be more updates, that package — tweetmineR — is complete! I've licensed it open-source and hosted it on GitHub, so anyone who wants can download it and use it to generate their own Twitter dashboard. While you need to have certain coding packages installed, you don't actually need to be a coder to make it work. Just edit a couple lines with your search terms, enter a couple commands at the terminal/shell/command-line to run it, and voilà, ... instant dashboard!
This is a cool looking little tool for Twitter analysis. Includes some useful outline for setting up and using the tool as well.
I could see this being an interesting thing to study the recent #DeleteFacebook movement.Syndicated copies to:
Let me answer that question for you: For MOST* of us, audience DOESN’T matter.
Stop talking about it. Period. End of conversation.
Here are two reasons why:
(1). Focusing on audience draws attention away from the real reason that people should be blogging and sharing in social spaces.
(2). Focusing on audience is bound to leave writers discouraged.
Similar to several other mantras I’ve seen recently by various bloggers. Most of them have essentially said that they write to test out ideas, to stretch their thinking, to try to find additional clarity in what they’re contemplating. This takes a slightly different tack, but is roughly the same thesis.Syndicated copies to:
Today we’re introducing changes to give you more control over your feed and ensure the posts you see are timely.
We’ve heard it can feel unexpected when your feed refreshes and automatically bumps you to the top. So today we’re testing a “New Posts” button that lets you choose when you want to refresh, rather than it happening automatically. Tap the button and you’ll be taken to new posts at the top of feed — don’t tap, and you’ll stay where you are. We hope this makes browsing Instagram much more enjoyable.
I’ve got to think that this may not be the best week for making substantive changes to feeds on Facebook owned companies? This doesn’t seem too terribly intrusive as a change, but it still isn’t the linear ordering I wish they’d go back to.Syndicated copies to: