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Bringing the New Web to the Uninitiated

25.5.2006 by Mother Superior

How do you bring web developments like RSS, blogging and Wiki to a wider audience and encourage use even from technophobes? There are still many businesses using the Internet only because they feel they should be a part of it.…

World Wide Web Conference

24.5.2006 by Mother Superior

The World Wide Web Conference 2006 is on this week in Edinburgh and the buzz today surrounded the 'semantic web.' For many, the semantic web is the real Web 2.0. I'd recommend a read of a BBC report that discusses…

TV Times

23.5.2006 by Chris N

This year Big Brother rolled out its uber-trashy all-seeing televisual eyes amidst a welter of warnings - 'kiss goodbye to your summer' cried everyone from Heat magazine to BB's own increasingly cartoonish Davina McCall. There's a grain of truth in…

Working Within the Chain

22.5.2006 by Mother Superior

The business world is a tremendously reliant one. I can't think of any businesses that do not rely in one way or another on a supplier or a customer. At one time it was the producer who held all the…

The Names of the Tools of the Trade

19.5.2006 by Chris N

As usual the web is lit up like an indignant christmas tree with discussions about the latest developments in what is usually (and somewhat laughably) called the console war. The big news is Nintendo's unhinged decision to call their new…

New Domains to Ease Communication?

18.5.2006 by Mother Superior

The announcement has come this week that ICANN has accepted a proposal for the new top level domain .tel to go forward. The domain is sponsored by telecommunications company Telnic and aims to provide users with the ability to contact…

Traditional Travel Catches up

17.5.2006 by Mother Superior

Within the same week, UK travel agent Thomson announces its growing success online and one of the Internet stalwarts Expedia suffers a drastic fall in shares as first quarter results disappoint. The sector has been very interesting to watch online…

Welcome to Userville

16.5.2006 by Chris N

Working in IT is only marginally less stressful than working at CTU, a recent poll suggests. Well colour me surprised - bet if you did a similar poll of carribean beach-bar barmen they'd be moaning about the hazards of falling…

Great Value Communication

15.5.2006 by Mother Superior

Last week, at Internet World, I was a little surprised at just how much attention my podcasting generated. While many of the crowd were very web savvy, a lot of them still did not quite understand why an Internet company…

iTunes Does me a Favour

11.5.2006 by Chris N

This morning I was sitting on the bus, listening to <nme mode>Wildhearts' frontman Ginger's confessional rock opus Valor Del Corazon</nme mode> (because nothing says 'commute' like a double album about your wife leaving you on account of your heroin habit),…