Monthly Archives: October 2006

Another Microsoft gig

On the strength of my last presentation to Microsoft in Switzerland in September, I have been invited to give a presentation to Microsoft Belgium on Web 2.0 The presentation is scheduled for November 17th. There will be a blogger’s dinner … Continue reading

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Sometimes it pays to listen

I wrote, shortly after Google bought YouTube, that this purchase was a potential windfall for YouTube copyright claimants however recent happenings are proving me wrong (imagine that!). Prof Tim Wu (Professor of Law at Columbia) wrote recently in an article … Continue reading

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In case you forgot, in Ireland the clock went back an hour overnight. We are now officially in Wintertime.

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Exporting to mp3 from Audacity on an Intel Mac

I upgraded to a shiny new Intel based MacBook Pro recently and I love it. One problem that I hadn’t anticipated was that the Audacity plugin for exporting to mp3 is not available for the Intel Mac. I use Audacity … Continue reading

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Site undergoing some maintenance

This site is undergoing some maintenance this morning between 10:00 and 11:00 GMT. I’ll try to minimise any problems but expect some breakage.

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Cork’s Data Centre – CIX

I have long bemoaned the lack of a real data centre in Cork. Having worked for several web application companies in the past, I know the value of having a professional data centre local to you. Sure, most server management … Continue reading

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