Category: Geeky Stuff

Find, Follow & be Followed: #TwitterTuesday Link Up

Following from @adaddyblog’s #TwitterTuesday Icon

I thought hosting a link-up on A Daddy Blog might be a good way of finding parents and other cool folks to follow on Twitter… and of helping them find you!

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Add Google +1 to your pages to help your site stand out

Add Google +1 to your pages to help your site stand out

If you have a website or a blog, there is something super simple you’ll want to do right away, and that is add a Google+1 button to your site. Want to know how?

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Cool Graphics Sites: Pinterest, TinEye & Google Search by Image

Sample results from Google's Search by Image

I confess I’m all about the latest cool Internet tools and sites. A few the caught my eye recently include Pinterest, TinEye and Google’s new Search by Image. What is your favorite new site or tool?

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Geeky New Business Cards with QR Codes

Geeky New Business Card with QR Code

Does your business card have a QR code on it? Don’t know what a QR Code is? Don’t care? You should! Phone numbers, email addresses and URLs are soooo last week.

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101 Special Characters for Twitter & Facebook

Huge listing of Special UTF-8 Characters for use with Facebook, Twitter, etc.

When someone posts a comment or tweet using special characters like ♥ or ☺ do you think, “how obnoxious!” or do you think “that’s cute, how can I do that?”

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iXL Smart Device Targets Toddlers

Is it just me or are we introducing technology to our toddlers too soon? Could there be a developmental impact? Wouldn’t they be better off playing outside on a nice day? Maybe mom or dad could run along side them as they ride a bike for the first time or camp out together in the back yard overnight in sleeping bags – flashlights being the only battery operated devices present.

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Social Networking Overload

Social Media Overload

I often don’t know if I’m coming or going… but apparently if I post my status in all the right places my “friends” will. Are you starting to experience social networking overload and burnout? Or do you thrive on all of this? What sites do you use and/or recommend?

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Welcome to the 2010 Ultimate Blog Party!

My wife just made me aware of a cool online event… well, party really… that 5 Minutes for Mom is hosting.

As a Daddy Blogger I feel honored to be invited to the party, the overwhelming waves of wafting estrogen notwithstanding.

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Looking for a place to get a flu shot?

A new Google tool… Have you decided you want to get a flu shot (either regular or H1N1), but don’t know where to go? The CDC has set up a site intended to help, though it’s not as easy to navigate as one might hope. That site is here: flu.gov/individualfamily/vaccination/locator.html. Here’s an alternative:Another brand new …

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