SimpleWash is a service that will scan your photos and news updates to what it considers to be objectionable content. I don't know if it looks at photos, or just the accompanying text. Either I'm doing pretty good or it's of limited use as the terms it found in mine were:
- Amused by the change from "Twin Lakes Mini-Mart" to "Twin Lakes Market and >> WINE << Cellar." Outside, the only change is the sign.
- Name that Christmas tune: " >> HOMO << -sapiens of crystallized vapor" The >> BIG BLACK << cat is hungry.
- ... was given a police >> ESCORT << to the hospital ...
2: ANDREW STANTON AND STORYTELLING
Presentation Zen takes a look at a TED Talk from Pixar Studios filmmaker Andrew Stanton and breaks it down for those who'd rather get the highlights than watch the talk. Worth a skim.
3: SEATTLE ARTS SCENE
Crosscut looks at the difference between Vancouver and Seattle as far as why Seattle's got so much more of a thriving arts scene, but why Vancouver is a cautionary tale of what we need to watch out for.
4: HANDLING NEGATIVE FEEDBACK
Lifehacker looks at how to handle negative feedback. In short, it suggests asking questions that focus on finding a solution - that will help the person delivering the negative feedback to help you improve and help them see that there's hope for change.
5: NOT APPRECIATED
And Seth Godin's got a great reminder that there will always be someone who doesn't appreciate you and what to do about it.