Category Archives: tech problems

Recent blog posts and articles

Tweet It’s been a while since I’ve updated this blog, but I haven’t been lazy.  There are several posts and articles from me running around the traps.  Here’s a few: The True Meaning of a Digital Enterprise: wherein I discuss … Continue reading

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Connectivity conundrum

Tweet I feel a bit sheepish putting this post up here as I don’t normally report on the details of my private life.  Well, not often anyway.  But I think my current predicament warrants reporting primarily because it poses a … Continue reading

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Mobile app development: which platform do you build for first?

Android logo: From wikimedia commons

Tweet It seems to me that the standard business practice of building an app for the iPhone first and then porting it (ie: rebuilding it) for the Android platform is seriously the most stupid decision of any business venture. No … Continue reading

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Look and feel of this blog

Tweet Quick warning that I will be mucking around with the look and feel of this blog for the next little while.  Keep checking this post for updates on progress. 6pm… still fiddling with bits and pieces, so sorry if … Continue reading

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Measurement and why we do it

Measurement

Tweet This week I’ve rather been forced to consider measurement.  It’s not that I am against measurement; indeed I am an advocate of measurement as an essential tool for business, to appreciate performance, understand the market and find new opportunities. … Continue reading

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Participation, motivation and success

Success. Sourced from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Commons-emblem-success.svg

Tweet I’m about to embark on a few academic analysis exercises, from investigation of the value of social communication in project delivery, to the assessment of objectives and outcomes for existing projects. It promises to be a rather challenging period, … Continue reading

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Google Wave: a case study in why interaction design matters

Google Home Page c. 1998 From Wikipedia

Tweet When Google launched as a competitor search engine in 1996 there were two stand-out characteristics that separated the engine from its three major competitors, Yahoo, Infoseek/Go.com and AltaVista: 1. Pagerank: a system of ranking search results by inbound links … Continue reading

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BectaX – Liveblogging

Tweet I’m here at BectaX and we’re underway, and I’ll be taking notes during the day.  Perhaps it won’t be my usual minute-by-minute liveblogging, but I want to capture a lot of the ideas being discussed.  There’s no power in … Continue reading

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How to reduce your twitter follower lists (without annoying people)

Tweet There are countless posts out there telling you how to increase your twitter followers. And there are countless businesses using follower numbers as proof of brand awareness and influence. But there are precious few posts out there telling you … Continue reading

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WordPress, CSS, IE and headers

Tweet So given I’ve spent far too long today trying to solve a problem that shouldn’t have to be fixed, I figure I should at least share the solution I found. The problem Internet Explorer was formatting content on my … Continue reading

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