Curry and Splice

Adam Curry, a former MTV VJ and avid blogger has launched some software called iPodder that takes audio content from RSS enclosures (think an audio file as an email attachment) and put it in a playable form on to your MP3 player. Let’s hope that the content lives up to the hassle.

Saints & Sinners

I managed to get a copy of the Sunday Tribune for a change, though I never seem to be able to get the magazine. One of the first things that I noticed is that that they ran the same pages in the sports section of the paper twice on S19 and S26, which caused no […]

Free as in Beer

During the dot com boom free SMS was available as part of your account. I used the facility to keep in touch with my team who were out at CeBIT (Hannover Germany) in 2000. I sent SMS messages via my PC, they got them on the phone. It worked a treat. BT experiment Genie […]

LexisNexis – the web isn’t everything

Over the past few days I’ve had an opportunity to use LexisNexis Professional. LexisNexis is an information database drawn from 11,000 publications and other sources. It reminded me of how much information never goes into Google, a quick search revealed far more of my press releases (though not all of them) than a search on […]

Death of community sites: Pollen & BuddyNetwork

My inbox last night and today indicated the demise of two community sites Pollen and BuddyNetwork. BuddyNetwork was a virtual business community, for some reason I could never get the site to work on my browser. The site was a peer of the likes of ecademy, but a bit more funky. Pollen was a community […]