Posts by Alex Christie

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CMS – The Secret of My Success

18 May 2009 | Alex Christie

I quite often get asked by clients where they should be spending their limited design/build budget and my answer is nearly always the same. Get a good CMS.  A well implemented CMS will pay for [...]

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Seven simple questions to make the tech guys sweat…

15 May 2009 | Alex Christie

Evaluating and comparing new technology solutions can often be a daunting task, with everyone from suppliers to Internal IT having their own vested interest in a particular outcome, it is often hard for individuals from [...]

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P2P – It’s not all about copyright infringement

14 May 2009 | Alex Christie

Peer to peer (p2p) networks have been in the news again recently with the founders of the PirateBay (a peer to peer file sharing site) receiving jail sentences for their roles in contributing to copyright [...]

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The Censorship Bill

13 May 2009 | Alex Christie

A new cyber-bullying bill, aimed to punish those who intend to cause harm through electronic mediums, could turn us all into criminals. The bill, HR 1966 introduced by US Representative Linda Sanchez, is being proposed [...]

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Apple Shampoo and the pitfalls of realtime trend data

11 May 2009 | Alex Christie

Trends are in their essence, very trendy and the old saying spreading like wildfire is an understatement for this new monster that I have dubbed – The New Social Web. News is spreading faster and [...]

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Surviving the Twitter pandemic.

4 May 2009 | Alex Christie

With the whole world is up in a frenzy over the outbreak of swine flu, it is not surprising that people over many social networks feel they need to air their opinions, views and experiences. [...]

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New version of Office available in 2010

28 April 2009 | Alex Christie

Microsoft Office 2010(also known by its codename "Office 14") is the next version of the Microsoft Office suite for Microsoft Windows, due out some time in 2010. The timing for when it will be available, [...]

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Google street view. Whats your view?

24 April 2009 | Alex Christie

This week saw the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) reject a complaint from Privacy International  over the right to show images of people accidently caught on camera by Google Street view, so the search giants latest [...]

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Is Google immune from the recession?

23 April 2009 | Alex Christie

n every recession recorded in modern history there has always been one company or organisation that’s seems to escape the negative growth cycle. In this current recession it seemed that Google would escape the brunt [...]

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Google Launches Analytics API

23 April 2009 | Alex Christie

Google anounced on Tuesday that they have released their Google Analytics API to the public at large. Here is what was written on the Google Analytics Blog: What's so exciting about an API? The API [...]