Monthly Archives: September 2006

Test post from Windows Live Writer

I’m trying out Windows Live Writer – it is an offline blog editor. Normally I don’t use these preferring to do my blog writing directly in the WordPress interface. I’m happy to see it handles Technorati tags but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Aer Lingus and punctuality!

This is a photo I took in Zurich airport recently. The tv screen says Boarding at 15:00 while the clock on the right (correctly) shows the time as being 15:15. We didn’t get to board until nearly 15:25. Even in … Continue reading

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Going to BarCamp Ireland

BarCamp Ireland is on here in Cork tomorrow. I’m going and have volunteered to give two talks. If you are going, say hello!

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Finally, an outstanding online RSS reader

I have had issues with Google Reader (Google’s online RSS/feed reader) in the past but in the latest update to Google Reader, released today most of those issues have been addressed. Lots of people are posting opinions on this from … Continue reading

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Would you pay to receive a phone call from me?

In a follow up to my post the other day on Jahjah, I spoke to Greg Spector, Chief Marketing Officer of Rebtel today and he explained Rebtel’s model to me in great detail. There are a number of differences between … Continue reading

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Zune to illegally add DRM to podcasts?

Microsoft is to launch the Zune on November 14th according to its PR site. This date is just in time for the American holiday of Thanksgiving. What is not clear from the site is if this is an American launch … Continue reading

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