Posts by Alex Christie

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Google Knol now with over 100,000 pages

27 January 2009 | Alex Christie

It was recently announced on the Google Blog that their Wikipedia rival, Knol, now has more than 100,000 entries. Google Knol was started in July last year and has now reached the 100,000 page mark [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #12 Avinash Kaushik

26 January 2009 | Alex Christie

Being relatively new to the web analytics world myself, it seems somewhat of an injustice for me to pass comment on arguably the world’s foremost web analyst practitioner’s blogs. The writer of Occams Razor,  Avinash [...]

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Top search terms in 2008!

26 January 2009 | Alex Christie

Google had released the top search terms for 2008. Globally, the fastest rising search term was Sarah Palin followed by Beijing 2008. Results can be found at Zeitgeist, a site that has compiled a list [...]

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CT CSR 2009

26 January 2009 | Alex Christie

A few of the Tamar CT staff are heading off to Vuyani on Wednesday morning to meet up with Mahlubi (The Headmaster of Vuyani) for our first CSR planning meeting of 2009. Some of the [...]

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How to install Windows 7 on Virtual PC – Free!

23 January 2009 | Alex Christie

If you want to try Microsoft's new Windows 7, but don't have a spare computer and don't want to spend any money on software licences, then read on! Microsoft have made Windows 7 available to [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #11 Ricky Gervais

23 January 2009 | Alex Christie

Working in an office, I have always loved Ricky Gervais's brand of skin crawling-unbearable-cringe- comedy. There are just so many cliches in and around the work environment, its difficult not to draw parallels with the [...]

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Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0 Training Kit is available for download

22 January 2009 | Alex Christie

The November preview of the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 Training Kit is available for download. This following content is available: Presentations Overview of the .NET Framework 4.0 This presentation goes over the [...]

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Although a great source of information, Google might not always be the best place to get answers…

22 January 2009 | Alex Christie

I love reading about criminals that lack higher intellect, I like it even more when there is video footage of these blunders. It seems that the advent of technology and the internet has left a [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #10 Thinkprogress,

22 January 2009 | Alex Christie

According to Wikipedia, the Thinkprogress website is “a nonpartisan research and educational institute dedicated to promoting a strong, just and free America that ensures opportunity for all.”.  It is funded and run by the Centre [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #9 Boing Boing

21 January 2009 | Alex Christie

It has been nearly 3 years since I have started reading Boing Boing and I am perfectly happy to watch a few more go by while I continue to read it.  I was forwarded a [...]