Monthly Archives: June 2006

Irish schools being blocked from accessing social networks

RTE is the Irish national broadcaster and Morning Ireland is RTE’s flagship news program. Morning Ireland reported this morning that social networking sites MySpace and Bebo will be blocked from all Irish schools from September this year. The reason given … Continue reading

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Identity disorder

More and more sites these days ask you to create an account to access their functionality. Each time you create an account, that’s one more username/password combination to remember because in this age of identity theft, using the same username/password … Continue reading

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Do you search the future?

I did a small bit of blog and social media consultancy for Roam4Free yesterday and it still never ceases to amaze me how few people are aware of prospective search. Prospective searching is the ability to search the future. It … Continue reading

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PeopleAggregator goes live – anyone want in?

Marc Canter‘s Digital Lifestyle Aggregator (DLA), called PeopleAggregator, launched in Alpha mode overnight. BroadbandMechanics says PeopleAggregator is: a social network web service that will be used to inter-connect the world’s social networks – together. We can only do that by … Continue reading

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Microsoft Ireland’s error prone Tablet PC competition!

According to Dave Northey, Microsoft Ireland are giving away a Tablet PC – all you have to do is answer a survey before June 30th to be in with a chance of winning. The only catch is that when I … Continue reading

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My Mac crashed!

My Mac crashed just now. Completely crashed, froze for a sec, then went into a re-start. It re-started no problem, the only thing which was lost was the couple of minutes it took to re-start and re-open all my apps. … Continue reading

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