My New Avatar

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Many websites require that you create a profile to take advantage of their services. Some of those sites give you the option to upload a picture of yourself. Depending on the norms of the that particular site, the image you upload can either be a real picture or an avatar (an avatar is a graphical… Read more »

Following Your LinkedIn Network

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LinkedIn has been adding lots of new features over the past year. The one that has proven the most useful to me has been the RSS feed allows you to follow updates to your professional network. It is a convenient way to follow any changes made to anybody’s profile that belongs to your network. Something… Read more »

Enabling OpenID

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I have successfully enabled picklewagon.com as a delegate for my OpenID. This has been something I have been wanting to do for a while. It was a lot easier than I thought it would be. What is OpenID? OpenID.net says it best: OpenID eliminates the need for multiple usernames across different websites, simplifying your online… Read more »

Help Me Help Myself

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At the beginning of the year, one of my resolutions was to use my blog to better promote myself. Up to this point, I give myself a D- on my performance. The good news is that I have until the end of the year to improve that grade. When I made the goal, I knew… Read more »