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Five things Facebook are doing to celebrate their 5th birthday

4 February 2009 | Henry Elliss

On the day when Facebook celebrates it's firth birthday, I thought we should have a look at how the Social Networking giant is celebrating. In case you haven't read it already, Tanya gave us a [...]

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Five things you didn’t know about Facebook on its 5th birthday

4 February 2009 | Tanya Goodin

1. Turns out John  Prescott wasn't so wrong when he referred to Facebook as 'The Facebook' on BBC 1 recently - that was its original name. Launched as www.thefacebook.com in 2004 it only became www.facebook.com in [...]

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Adopt-a-blog # 16 – Nick Hornby’s Blog

3 February 2009 | Annie Wakefield

According to Zadie Smith, Nick Hornby believes that beautiful songs, beautiful books, and yes, the beautiful game, are the great forces which guide the world. This might make him sound like a great, and good, [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #15 – Scott Guthrie

3 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Scott Guthrie (aka Scott Gu on his ASP.Net blogs) is a vice president in the Microsoft Developer Division at Redmond. He runs the development teams that build ASP.NET, Common Language Runtime (CLR), Silverlight, Windows Forms, [...]

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What website do you wish you had designed and why?

2 February 2009 | Alex Christie

So, I am sitting here on a snowy day in London more or less trapped in my flat as the weather has shut down public transportation and I thought, well, this is as good a [...]

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Browse Rank vs Page Rank

2 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Microsoft has made a bold move and decided to go head to head with Google. With the inception of their "Browse Rank" Google will now have a competitor for its Page Rank algorithm. Google's Page [...]

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M_Lab….. not so new from Google.

2 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Google released a new online network diagnostic tool, Measurement Lab . They are offering many different tools, some working and some upcoming. Some of the tools on offer are the Network Diagnostics tool, that gives [...]

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What website do you wish you had designed and why?

30 January 2009 | Alex Christie

Having read through some of the ‘The best websites in the world ever….‘ some sites I admire are already covered; The BBC for cutting edge design that is always fully compliant, Google maps for being [...]

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‘Google for film’ search site launched

30 January 2009 | Simran Nanda

You’d be forgiven for thinking from the title of this that Google has added another feature to their specialised universal search engines, but you’d be wrong. FindAnyFilm search site was launched yesterday by the UK [...]

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Data privacy day 2009

29 January 2009 | Alex Christie

Yesterday was Data privacy day 2009. Well apparently not in South Africa it wasn't but it was in the United States, Canada and 27 European countries. The purpose of the day is to educate and [...]