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Social Media – Is it the new office water cooler?

30 October 2008 | Alex Christie

Independent think tank Demos recently issued a report stating that employers should not see use of social media such as Facebook, or Bebo as a waste of employees time. It found that employees are changing [...]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.20

30 October 2008 | Alex Christie

To get this blog started I sat down and made a quick list of the sites I visit. Some of the usual suspects were there, iGoogle, del.icio.us, google maps, and Facebook. A quick visit to [...]

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The day the music died

30 October 2008 | Alex Christie

Trying to convince a whole generation of music fans that have been brought up on the premise that new music is a free commodity; to actually pay to hear their favourite tracks is no easy [...]

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New Advanced Web Analytics Tool Released

30 October 2008 | Alex Christie

American start-up, Nuconomy, launched a new web analytics tool on Tuesday. With their new product they aim to provide a very different approach to how web traffic is currently being analyzed. Their aim is to [...]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.19

30 October 2008 | Alex Christie

Choosing the best sites ever is a rather hard decision. In day-to-day work there are many web sites (and online tools) I use for functional reasons as well as visiting more educational web sites to [...]

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Update from Vuyani

29 October 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Paving stones, gardens, donations and swings I popped along to the school in Gugulethu today in order to have a wee peaek at a number of developments since my last visit in February to Vuyani. [...]

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Google makes iTunes-like deal with US book industry

29 October 2008 | Annie Wakefield

As a student and a voracious book reader, it may be surprising that I haven’t really used Google’s book search option more often. I guess it’s because it’s slow, limited, annoying to use and only [...]

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5 top Google search functions

29 October 2008 | Annie Wakefield

You may never have heard of… As you all know, Google is our friend. We like Google, we use it often, so I thought it would be a good idea to share some of its [...]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.18

29 October 2008 | Henry Elliss

When it came to pinning down a definitive list of my favourite three websites, I found it quite hard to actually wittle the list down to just three. Plus, I didn’t want to put anything [...]

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Blogging is dead….long live the blog?

28 October 2008 | Tanya Goodin

There’s been a deluge of posts this week about ‘the death of the blog’. ‘All very 2004′ seems to be the conclusion with seasoned observers commenting that amateur blogs have been drowned in the blogosphere [...]