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In The Same Business

Sitting down?  Long time sufferers of this blog will likely be surprised to hear me come out in defense of Facebook. There has been a fair amount of shock and complaining lately about declining Facebook reach, and outrage that the … Continue reading

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I’m Sharing This Podcast So I’ll Look Smart…er, uh, So YOU”LL Learn More! And Thoughts On Podcasting

We’ve been told as people working in the “digital realm” that we need people to share OUR material, and then we occasionally work on getting people to share THEIR material with us.  The acronym for the material coming back at … Continue reading

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Naming winter storms – the next step

In the fall of 2012, The Weather Channel announced they would begin naming winter storms.  The move was hailed by marketing and social media experts, but it was generally panned by the rest of the weather enterprise.  For its part, … Continue reading

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A Picture Is Worth… $19B?

It appears the answer is yes.  Just not this photo: The photo above is just a silly snapshot I took, goofing around, while out doing snow coverage during a late season snow storm. It’s not even in focus and I … Continue reading

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Winter Weary

To all my winter weary weather brothers and sisters.  I’m reminded of the words of the legendary Dan Satterfield who years and years and years ago taught me how to answer unhappy viewers.  Hang in there!

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Sailing

When I was a kid my folks bought a Sunfish sailboat to use on the town lake, Farm Pond (yeah, I never understood that name either, how could a lake be a pond…?).  What freedom on those summer days, to be … Continue reading

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When Is It Too Heavy?

A massive redesign dropped for AccuWeather on iOS this morning.  It includes a minute by minute forecast for the next two hours.   I’m particularly interested in these iOS 7 updates since they really are opportunities for designers to start … Continue reading

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Set The Tone

A very short part of a discussion on This Week in Google (TWiG) piqued my curiosity. Medium is a blogging platform created by two of the Twitter founders, “with the idea of encouraging existing Twitter users to create longer posts … Continue reading

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New Highlighter

I need a new highlighter.  Okay, I’m reading Creative Confidence on a tablet so there is no ink, but, I’m less than two thirds of the way through and I have highlighted this book more than any other, including meteorology … Continue reading

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5 Things . . .

Hi!  My name is Spencer Adkins and I’m the chief meteorologist at WOWK TV in Charleston, WV and WVNS TV in Beckley, WV.  It’s a real honor to get to do some blogging here on Digital Meteorologist! You know all … Continue reading

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