Monthly Archives: November 2007

“Education only hampers learning”

Last Wednesday I had the very great pleasure of collecting Prof. Hans Rosling from the airport to bring him to the it@cork conference (where he kicked off the day with an inspirational presentation). In the car, on the way to … Continue reading

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Cubic Telecom forms strategic alliance with Global Roaming Inc

I see Pat Phelan’s Cubic Telecom has announced a “strategic alliance” with Global Roaming Inc who trade under the CelTrek brand. The press release on Pat’s blog is short on details and pat is travelling at the minute so I’m … Continue reading

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Ubuntu deleted my Windows partition!

I installed Ubuntu (a Linux distro) on my Vaio a few months back and loved it. It was fast, it was stable and I felt I was achieving a certain amount of geeky street cred for using it! Then, more … Continue reading

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Conferences can be fun!

I am back in Cork after the Eventoblog conference in Seville over the weekend. Now I am helping with last-minute preparations for the it@cork conference. It is on this coming Wednesday and it is going to be a real ‘wow!’ … Continue reading

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In Seville for EBE 07

I arrived in Seville early this morning for the Eventoblog España 07 (EBE) conference. My old friend Shel Israel is here with with his (much) better half Paula! Shel is presenting at the conference. I’m really looking forward to catching … Continue reading

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Fast food lies

I saw fellow CIX director Adam Beecher’s post on fast food, the ads and the reality last night and it reminded me that I had taken similar photos in Supermacs Hueston Station, a couple of months back and never uploaded … Continue reading

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