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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),…

Things Can Only Get Better

10.5.2006 by Chris N

Hello Earth! When people come to me seeking a deeper understanding of what a web developer does, I usually mumble something about back ends and databases and how it's much more interesting to do than talk about. Well today I…

What we do on the Web Echoes in Eternity

5.5.2006 by Chris N

Lately I've been spreading myself all over the internet, in the same way as Jonathan Ross is spread across the TV and radio - admittedly without the wit, fame or eyeball-worrying collection of clothes. As I've said in previous entries,…

Delivering the New PR

4.5.2006 by Mother Superior

It's very apt to talk about a blogging and podcasting conference right here and if you are one of the many who only currently observe the blogosphere, but are considering throwing yourself in deeper - then this is for you.…

The Most Virtual Dollar Ever Spent – Gaming Pays

3.5.2006 by Mother Superior

Imagine making money on a computer game and then going to a cash machine withdrawing that money and spending it on a real night out. Project Entropia is blurring the boundaries between the real and virtual worlds by creating a…