TED Talk by John Maeda

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This is a seriously interesting presentation by John Maeda – he is a graphic designer and computer scientist who works to link design and technology. He’s given me several interesting ideas to ponder, not least of which is non-eating uses for fast food. Here’s his website too. via Aide-mémoire

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Debate: It’s a World Wide Web of Women!

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Slattery IT are running an debate titled: “It’s a World Wide Web of Women!” I’ve heard most of the speakers before and am looking forward to a lively discussion! AND we can have drinkies after (web, women and booze – always a dangerous combination!) As per Rachel Slattery’s email “Australian women are doing a helluva … [Read more…]

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Randy Pausch Last Lecture

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Here are some thoughts on life from someone who’s really been thinking about it – Randy is dying and shares about his past achievements and success, and he gives advice on living a life. It makes you think about life and work and the balance between them. Check out Randy Pausch’s Web Site and his … [Read more…]

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Web 3.0 Formula

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Sramana Mitra has articulated a formula to explain the diference between Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 – this a nice encapsulation of a complex set of ideas! “3C = Content, Commerce, Community 4th C = Context P = Personalization VS = Vertical Search This, I submit, is the formula for the future: Web 3.0 = … [Read more…]

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Death By Powerpoint

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This is a truly good insight into the evils of Powerpoint! “Fighting death by PowerPoint… How to make a presentation and not to bore your audience to death.” From: thecroaker, 1 month ago via Aide-mémoire

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Precious Mac Moment!

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Today in the office someone needed to watch a DVD (as you do, totally work related) – they tried 4 different PCs to no avail. Lo and behold Macbook to the rescue, it played the DVD first go no problem! No wonder I love my little Macbook 🙂 via Aide-mémoire

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Ark Group Online Collaboration Conference Sydney (2007)

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I spoke at the recent Ark Group Online Collaboration Conference Sydney (2007) – here is a link to my presentation on Slideshare The topic was Approaches to Online Collaboration – which made me think about the cultural, practical and philosophical issues involved in online collaboration in a business context. The more I thought about it … [Read more…]

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Web 2.0 SIG

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The IEEE Computer Society NSW Chapter is starting up a web 2.0 special interest group. Our first meeting will be on 3rd October 2007 at the Australian Technology Park. Anyone interested in coming along should email me so I can advise details. I’ve even made this funky web 2.0 reflecting logo for us 😉 via … [Read more…]

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