Archive | August, 2006

Testing Windows Live Writer

I normally use Zoundry to publish all of my blog posts. Unlike many bloggers I am actually a fan of Microsoft software so I’m immediately trying the beta of the new Windows Live Writer. First impressions are very favourable. One…

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The internet’s just for kids – right?

All this internet and social media stuff is just for isn’t it and older people are facing a bleak future of digital exclusion. Tell that to Peter, a 79 year-old “living in the middle of England”, who as geriatric1927 has…

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Gartner Hype Cycle for emerging technologies 2006

Started to compose a post on the Gartner Hype Cycle for emerging technologies – except Neville beat me to it. The first thing I would add is that I’m personally not convinced wikis will ever make it out of the…

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In praise of Micropersuasion – the number one Web 2.0 tech blog

Todd Defren has just written a post in praise of Steve Rubel’s Micropersuasion. He pretty much sums up what I think of it. I enjoy reading Steve because he frequently alerts me to new Web 2.0 stuff that I don’t…

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e-Society falls for ignorant stereotypes

Apparently I am living in an area that is classified as E-unengaged and populated by Low technologists. When I read about the e-Society project it sounded like a really good idea. If we are to combat digital exclusion then we…

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Typepad Mobile

Sixapart has just released Typepad Mobile to let you update your Typepad blog from your PDA or smartphone. I’m trying it from my T-mobile MDA Pro (a HTC Universal) running Windows Mobile 5. It is also availble for Palm OS5…

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UK national press adopts social media technology

The Bivings Report has published an interesting graph that shows the adoption of social media technologies by UK national newspapers (plus the Scottish Daily Record). The research was by BBC English Regions Community Producer Robin Hamman, who publishes the interesting…

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Portable reputation management service

“Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, is the immediate jewel of their souls; Who steals my purse steals trash; ’tis something, nothing; Twas mine, ’tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But he that filches from…

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Portable reputation management service

“Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, is the immediate jewel of their souls; Who steals my purse steals trash; ’tis something, nothing; Twas mine, ’tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But he that filches from…

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