Category Archives: Opinion

My Rules for Social Networking

A couple of things last month prompted this post. First, I got hold of a little booklet by Hampshire Linux User Group member Damian Brasher, Damian’s Social Networking Rules. Second, I saw the call for a Bloggers’ Code of Conduct … Continue reading

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Professional Cheapskate

Cheapskate: “a person unwilling to give or spend money; stingy person.” Frugal: “not wasteful; not spending freely or unnecessarily; thrifty; economical.” “A cheapskate is someone who takes frugality to the extreme. Instead of trying to make the most of his … Continue reading

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What Makes a Digital Messiah?

Expectations were high in January, when a guy called Steve stood up in San Francisco and announced a new kind of sanitary towel (according the product name). Expectations worthy of a new digital messiah; after almost two years of hype … Continue reading

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Opinion: What is Web 2.0? (re-post)

‘Two-point-oh! or Two-point-less?’ Original Article: 06/04/2008 appeared in Full Circle Magazine Issue #13 Some of you might be thinking it’s a little late to ask that question. Web 2.0 has been around as a concept since the dot-com bust around … Continue reading

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