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Wayne’s weekly wrap-up: Holiday 2007


Alas, I must abscond to sunnier climes for a period of rest & relaxation, but mainly drunken revelry, hedonistic excess and debauchery of every type, style and description. From later this evening, I’m to be found mainly on the Greek island of Kardamena, getting up to no amount terrible thrills with my eldest nephew Jack… […]


Skitch! Net lingo for sketch…


It’s not often that something comes along that truly impresses me. It’s all the more galling to be as impressed as I am knowing that the guys behind Skitch, the all-round image editor are Australian… For those not in the know, we British have an intriguing love-hate relationship with our Antipodean cousins, but I’ll attempt […]


Apple iPhone: DOA?


I for one won’t be buying an Apple iPhone once it’s released later this month. I don’t see enough compelling reasons to buy such a “me too” product. I watched with keen interest the recent Apple iPhone Guided Tour and identified a long, long list of essential features that are simply not there…


Society 2.0 Workstreams will socialize data


I recently happened upon Google’s timeline and map search options, one of their latest in-house labs projects. I found myself pleasantly surprised, too… “See results on a timeline or map. With the timeline and map views, Google’s technology extracts key dates and locations from select search results so you can view the information in a […]


Google’s search information paradox


The very fact that Google are even talking about keeping our personal search data longer than eighteen months demonstrates their thinking. If you want personal search to work, then the likes of thee & me need to share more personal information with the search engines… There’s no way around with this particular search information paradox, […]