It must be Christmas Eve Adam Tinworth Adam has been a blogger for over 15 years, and a journalist for more than 20. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better online journalism. More posts by Adam Tinworth. Adam Tinworth 24 Dec 2004 • 1 min read I can tell it’s Christmas Eve. Between my MSN Messenger and iChat, there are a grand total of three contacts online.