Monthly Archives: March 2007

“Climate change” vs “global warming”

A few months ago, I was astounded to hear in a documentary shown on TV (SBS) that it was a ‘communications consultant’ called Frank Luntz who had suggested/introduced the term ‘climate change’ to the US administration. The purpose, ofcourse, was … Continue reading

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Open Source is almost irrelevant

OK, I could be wrong. But here’s the thought: I reckon that in 5-10 years time, a lot of software will be constructed by putting together a set of independent web-services. Software will no longer be a single unit, it … Continue reading

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User Experience: its a fine art

Its just dawned on me that achieving good User Experience is a very subtle thing… but a very powerful thing. I would go so far as to say that the most powerful feature you can add to a product is … Continue reading

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Offline support to online ventures

The online space is very exciting at the moment, but I’ve been thinking for a while that it is so silicon valley dominated that it is very difficult to take part in that culture off-line….. yet taking part in that … Continue reading

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Generating revenue with Ambisonia.com… status update

2 posts ago, Oli asks the question … how do I intend to make money from Ambisonics…. good question. I’m not 100% sure. Ultimately, the aim is to create a micro-economy where the public can have easy access to lots … Continue reading

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Word out on the street is that…

Atlassian is looking for people. They are an Australian company… and I have to admit that I’m impressed by the apparent culture. Here’s my theory: when the top management of a company hosts its blogs alongside the blogs of the … Continue reading

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Is it time to take the plunge?

My current employer, Proxima, was recently acquired by Compuware. It is very interesting to watch how things change. I’m not sure what I am and am not allowed to say. These corporate contracts are like wordy puzzles where the real … Continue reading

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