Category Archives: Internet

Generation Upload

Been busy sharing. Adding. Uploading. Socialising. Profile, consolidation, branding, identity, strategy, and trademarking are words very much on my mind right now. Continue reading

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Second Anniversary

What we have noticed over the past two years is an interesting shift in web browser usage. Sure, IE still rules the roost, with Firefox picking up a good quarter of the slack. Opera, Safari, and Chrome are trailing behind but it’s a pack of non-computer-based browsers that are making inroads as of late. Nokia and Symbian are two new “operating systems” looming on the horizon, and the Wii and PS3 are making up nearly a full percent of gadgetry used to browse the interwebs with. Continue reading

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Conan the Wikipedian

One could almost expect Wikipedia to have an article on just about every conceivable subject and topic by now — depending on “notability”, of course. Continue reading

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The Conficker con

So the first of April came and is just about gone, and with it D-day of the much-feared Conficker worm. Continue reading

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Rufus + Google + Monsters = August, part 1

South Africa’s troubles and unique social peculiarities have apparently reached a regular audience far beyond the country’s borders. SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) can be quite the science! Continue reading

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I can has cheezburger?

“If you spend any time at all observing net culture, then you’ll have been unable to miss the recent explosion in popularity of lolcats. This relatively recent phenomenon is the convention of taking pictures of cute animals, most frequently cats, and overlaying absurdist captions on the images.” Continue reading

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On flickr and internet thievery

Some photos have a tendency to show up on other, completely unrelated sites and blogs, and there, out of the blue, I get an email to say that one of my photos has been selected for inclusion in the newly released fourth edition of our Schmap Salzburg Guide. Continue reading

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