Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

Tweet about toddler’s death sparks debate

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As social networking becomes an increasingly integral part of our society, it could be expected that users will share more of life’s triumphs and tragedies. However, for one mom, sharing the loss of her young son sparked public outrage. [Read More]

Twitter hacked by ‘Iranian Cyber Army’

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An Iranian ‘army’ has attacked one of the most prominent American Web sites late Thursday, according to an influential technology Web site. [Read More]

Cracking Facebook, kinda

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Anyone who ever spent much time playing video games likely came across the Konami Code, one of the industry’s most infamous key sequences, named after the folks behind the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. [Read More]

JetBlue tries to be a really, really good friend

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How great would it be if you were connected to someone who could offer you some really neat perks — like free travel, for I don’t know, a year? [Read More]

Riding the Wave — and you can too!

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If you would like to score an invitation to Google Wave, simply e-mail me at wave@jamiedeloma.com and mention this blog in the subject. I will select one person at random at midnight on Monday morning to nominate for an invitation — and announce it on this blog. [Read More]

Facebook remembers

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Facebook will “memorialize” the profiles of dead users when their loved ones request it, the Associated Press reported. [Read More]

WARNING: Worm appears to be spreading on Twitter

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A malicious worm appears to be spreading across the Twitter network. [Read More]

Can you hear me now?

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The days in which e-mail dominated the way Person A communicated with Person B are already over. While I continue to send and receive e-mails every day, I sift through more tweets, Facebook messages, RSS feeds and blog postings. Heck, you are reading one right now. [Read More]