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How to restore a deleted Twitter video using your Firefox cache

07 July, 2021 - 527 words
Caveats: You must have used your computer to view the Twitter video, not a phone or tablet! I used the process below on Windows, but similar approaches will apply on Mac and Linux and to Google Chrome. Earlier today someone I follow on Twitter posted a video which they subsequently deleted. I liked the video and wanted to share it, but it was gone! Of course, browsers cache most w...

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Beautiful world history

06 June, 2019 - 114 words
Twitter is mostly a cesspit of wailing and existential despair and so I avoid it, but the one beacon of light which does call me back in on a regular basis is Ticia Verveer’s account. Ticia is an archaeologist who regularly posts photos and articles of incredible discoveries from around the world, from

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Tracking my life

12 March, 2010 - 56 words
I used to detail what was happening in my life through Flickr, and what I was interested in on this blog. The immediacy and brevity of Twitter put paid to that and I regret it. I think I will be making a concerted effort to either tweet less or not at all.

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I have forked Charbot Green

14 January, 2010 - 221 words
About a year ago Libby Miller wrote Charbot Green, a BBC Radio 4 announcement bot for Twitter. It’s written in JRuby, uses the H2 database and

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A fork in the twitter?

27 November, 2008 - 108 words
There is some current hullabaloo over twitter’s most recent hires. I agree with the commenters on that post. Shutting down productivity tools with two weeks’ notice is an big, big problem. Worse for me is the implication that Twitter are content for this to happen and content to hire people who do this (the comm...

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Post to Twitter from Ubuntu Deskbar

19 March, 2007 - 296 words
Deskbar is a Gnome widget you can embed in a panel and can be used for opening applications, opening items from your browser history, doing web searches and all sorts. It’s not as good as Quicksilver but better than Launchy. It fires when you hit a key combo (mine is CTRL+SPACE) and loo...

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