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Ricardo Mendes

I love how the on Chris comment on @steveivy post points back to his Known site, on @steveivy's jekyl site... it's amazing :)

Ricardo Mendes

Vous avez pas l'impression que sur les réseaux sociaux, même quand il y a des grandes prises de conscience sur tel ou tel crise (pensez , mais on pourrait prendre ou encore la cause du climat ou des ) bref même si souvent le focus sur tel ou tel crise est utile pour avoir un débat, prendre conscience de l'ampleur d'un problème etc..tout est conçu pour que ce genre d'utilisation soit de courte durée, en effet le but c'est le profit, sûrement pas la prise de conscience et le fait que l'outil (ici facebook ou twitter ou medium) puisse lui être un outil au service d'une réel amélioration d'une situation donnée et pas juste un courant d'air qui voit passer des crises.

En fait ce qui me turlupine c'est qu'il y a une sorte de culture du positivisme qui en fait rend la possibilité de réellement appronfondir un sujet impossible. Tout est fait comme si bon, c'est bon vous l'avez eu votre hashtag, maintenant repassons aux trucs bidons et au photos de chats !

Par exemple si tout les jours sur mon propre mûr je racontais les calvaires de traiter l'affaire de une ce contenu serait désavantgé par les algorithmes de facebook parce que trop triste, trop déprimant, trop grave, trop complexe.

Par contre si tout les jours je balances une fausse information sur moi ou sur quelqu'un d'autre mais qui est conçue pour paraître positive, excitante, bref une bonne nouvelle, ce post se verrait avantagé et se retrouverait visible sur les murs de tous mes contacts sans faire le moindre effort.

Le point que je veux aborder en fait c'est qu'il y a une sorte de dictature de la positivité et que celle ci est intégrée au algorithme qui supervise facebook ou twitter ou autre et que donc l'information ne circule pas librement et qu'en plus cette imposition de la positivité à tout prix fait que des gens n'osent même pas aborder tel ou tel sujet sur la toile tellement ça devient impossible de capter une réelle audience qui veut réellement faire quelque chose à propos d'une crise ou d'une affaire qui mérite l'attention.

Bref rien de nouveau sous le soleil, c'est juste que je me demande que vont devenir les et les dans 1 semaine, probablement oublié comme cette femme black qui à lancé un premier il y a plus de 10 ans, mais comme elle n'était pas une actrice ni quelqu'un de "connu" son meetoo n'est jamais devenu global comme la campagne de ses derniers jours.

Ricardo Mendes

Défis pour la ville de : laisser la possibilité à tous les Bruxellois de dire ce qui ne vas pas sur la plateforme de leur choix (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) avec un hashtag par commune ex :
Trop de poubelle sur le trottoir qui traîne toute la semaine au niveau Métro Yser.

Ricardo Mendes

Clever use of Twitter to natively "TweetStorm" without any third party app.
ongoing on the hashtag, there are hundreds if not thousands of accounts, from verified to newcomers using the buttons to generate a tweet with their most important issues they want to see addressed at the State of the Union.

https://twitter.com/Feuersturmtiger/status/906602350512672769

https://twitter.com/sotos9713/status/906602355180933121

https://twitter.com/LoustalotY/status/906602054113742848

Ricardo Mendes

Français? marre des élections? check sur https://twitter.com/hashtag/Kazakhgate?src=hash une affaire d'état entre la et la

Ricardo Mendes

How to Watch the 2017 Presidential #Inauguration Online

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Trump DayOne

First events before the actual thing start around 15h30 Belgian local time, swearing around 18h and so on
details of the full schedule in FR or EN.

Pick your flavour of Official accounts for the Inauguration : 

Inauguration Hashtags on Twitter :

Inauguration

Dems not attending :

InaugurationBoycott

Those Boycotting Trump :

BoycottTrump

Hashtag that emerged after Trump winning the election : 

TheResistance

One the biggest if the biggest Women protest march ever in the US ?

WomensMarch

WomensMarchOnWashington

DisruptJ20

NotMyPresident

Videos : 

Twittter videos 

Livestream  :

Livestream for the 2017

State Media : 

https://www.58pic2017.org/

https://www.inaugural.senate.gov/

Public Media :

Twitter + PBS https://twitter.com/i/live/807346862592139264

Politico US http://www.politico.com/livestream1

Euronews http://fr.euronews.com/live

Reuters Live

CBS Live http://www.cbsnews.com/live/?ftag=CNMdaef904

Trump Media : 

Live now : https://youtu.be/Xndpyx4069k (19/01/2016)

pro Trump inauguration feed

other coverage :

Democracy Now!

RT America

Ricardo Mendes

Social media data collection tools #SNA

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This is a list of tools I need to explore/validate for social media analytics.
the source comes from here & also here & here and here.

Twitter data collection tools (applications):

Twitter data collection tools (modules & libraries; require programming knowledge):

Facebook data collection tools (applications):

Facebook data collection tools (modules & libraries; require programming knowledge):

Social data vendors (these sell data for analysis within their own platforms or independently):

Other (misc links that don’t belong under any of the other sections)

 

Ricardo Mendes

@ChrisAldrich I'm still experimenting & trying not to multiply hashtags too much but right now my use case is the follow : when I want to save from mobile an item I bookmark it with Url Forwarder app I add my hashtag (same behavior on laptop) and this populate my RSS feed https://www.rmendes.net/tag/readinglist?_t=rss which in turns goes through my RSS reader (FreshRSS/InoReader) or I was thinking using Woodwind as a pocket RSS receiver for my site (still pondering this part) but anyway I simply read from there. right now I'm not using more taxonomy to mark things "as read" on my own site, I simply keep up with what I read or not on the reader app.

I'm a long time RSS user so I have all my habits for star, notes & stuff still hosted at Inoreader.
but I find FreshRSS too simple for my needs/habits but considering going TTrss when I move to selfhost this part of my setup because of it's ability to generate private or public rss feeds from folders/label/tags.

Right now with Inoreader I get back to my articles simply by checking out the list on the Inoreader folder I have but has you hinted with my tag I was thinking on having my reading list arranged by tags so that in my reader (Inoreader app) I can have future content to read by hashtags/topics. & segmented by folders back in Inoreader or any RSS feed reader laptop/mobile app I might use in the future.

The nice thing with this schema is that my data is selfhosted by my site and also feed my reader app with things I want to find easy and since Inoreader have this powerful search capability I'm quite pleased and well not moving from Inoreader : mainly because I use its "broadcast" feature to trigger tweets like this https://twitter.com/search?q=%40rikmende%20%23nowreading&src=typd with the help of @twibbleio.
Twibble is a RSS to Tweet service. I could do this without passing through Inoreader, but hell this is where most if not all my reading happen anyway.

As you can guess it literraly allow me to "push to tweet" things I want to share, test followers reactions, or in the case of my personal account broadcasting what I'm currently reading. this is a two touch operation that I use a lot to program content flow from different inoreader/twibble/twitter accounts on the go.
This is all very experimental but the mashup actually build followers without much work.
see @Euwatchers or @Polbegov.

I guess I could self host a similar setup and only depend on twibble for the time scheduling & delay features but I disgress :) the good thing of all this is that I can try this setup in different services at the same time without disrupting anything since my site is always the source.

Ricardo Mendes

Notifications Slavery versus Attention Ecology #android #privacy #attention #notifications

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This post was born from reading indieweb channel logs and this @t post about twitter email as I was reflecting on how I avoid to get overdosed by notifications, alerts, emails, sounds that ultimately eat my energy and time for nothing. 

I'm mostly writing about how I configure my android 6/CM13 device to control much more of "how my phone can disrupt me" or not and I tend to apply this to how I organize myself between my desktop and my mobile devices.

Email Ecology : Turn OFF all emails (less technical or administrative) coming from everywhere. 

Most of the time I check my apps enough already. 

Most of the time these email digest of notifications are useless. 

Most of the time I literally see new activity right from the app. 

There should be a difference between an email I choose to receive (a nice curation of great articles for example) and auto-email sent by services such as Facebook or Twitter or G+ that simply do no add anything of value beside occupying email quota and using unnecessary ressources. 

Attention Ecology : 

Choose what app, what contact can ring you & actually disrupt you from what you're doing. 

Put people in groups so you can easily configure groups of people ringtone or notification sound for SMS or IM. 

 

Turn OFF sound notifications for every apps on your phone. Turn OFF vibrations. 

 

Enjoy the silence. Enjoy not being disrupted when your device/services want your attention, 

Instead choose when to give your attention to your device/services. 

Organize :

Make lists on Twitter or Facebook or using your RSS feed reader,  so that you can bypass the noise and give more value to real signal of information with less cluttered overdosed mix of everything you follow. 

Split your interests by lists or categories in your RSS feed reader so that when you need to know about something or you want more information on something you lurked on Twitter, you can just search it on your river of news and get the information you want without loosing time or having to scroll down a pile of noise to get what you wanted. 

The more your information is split by topics but accessible and organized, the quicker you can find the signal you search and get things done. 

Privacy : 

With Android6/CM13 the first time you open an app you can decide what permissions you give to the app about : location, contacts, media, etc..some apps won't work with some permissions disabled but tons of apps don't need your location or contact to work, you can disable it and still have a nice popup to show up when you actually want to give your location for some reason (check in et..) actually reversing the scenario where it is you who decide what to give and when to give it. this should be by design, people shouldn't have to root/flash their devices to finally be able to own them. but that's another story for another post. 

Apps : 

I use Greenify pro on my rooted devices to get an advanced control of what app can wake-up, check network, do background data check etc...this app also allows you do "greenify" all the apps that launch themselved up (just because there is Wi-Fi or because there is a data connection) with Greenify you can hibernate all the apps you occasionally use and have them one finger away without having them to suck up your battery or do unwanted check without your authorization. 

The moment I lock my phone Greenify will hibernate all the apps that I choose to, leaving my device cold and ready & silent for when I need it. 

Unless wanted, apps should not go on by themselves and eat your data plan without you actually paying attention to all the content streaming through all these apps. it makes no sense. if you really have to check something that happened 2h ago, you still can no matter if your app loaded it while it happened or if you have to fetch it from scratch because your device was sleeping. 

if you really want to follow something happening right now in real-time, well you can just open the app, let it refresh with new content, pick a hashtag and follow the stream because you decide it. 

Ultimately Android & its app ecosystem should be redesigned to have privacy and user control at the center of the process instead of farming users to constantly check their notifications, their battery, their phone. 

What are your habbits regarding Attention Ecology & the usage of your phone or tablet ? 

Do you have any tips to find a better balance between
the use of technology versus technology using ourselves ?

Ricardo Mendes

Going to start to annotate some on my blog using Known native hashtag support.

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