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Making ICT learning childsplay


Maybe there’s a different approach to ICT (Information and Communication Technology) for schools that doesn’t revolve around a computer screen, but instead focuses on little fingers and the creativity of the child’s mind. That’s certainly what Durham University researchers are thinking…


Google FeedBurner adds brand, drops fees


Since moving to my new web address, I’ve been much happier about my ‘blog. And with Google making FeedBurner’s MyBrand service free as well as dropping the fees for their Pro feeds services is welcome news for me on my return from holiday. However, I do have some questions about the way MyBrand is likely […]


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, […]


Google Analytics: Account and Profile issues


I manage over a dozen Google Analytics Profiles for my clients. Some like to be able to go into their Profiles and generate their own report, while others prefer me to simply summarize things for them in simpler terms. For me, either option is fine, because either way, the client gets exactly what they want. […]


TinyURL is good, but…


I think there’s room for something a little special. I think the guys at TinyURL could help towards thwarting the effectiveness of comment spam, and here’s how… First of all, for those not familiar with TinyURL: “Are you sick of posting URLs in emails only to have it break when sent causing the recipient to […]