Happy happy joy joy a mobile phone that works

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I have been watching the iPhone clutching hordes of my acquaintance with their pretty new phones and wondering if that was the answer for me. But something stopped me from queueing up to collect my iPhone overnight in the winter cold with my buddies. It was the thought that my needs were more utilitarian than … [Read more…]

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Mobile Phone Saga I

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I have learned to hate many mobile phones over the past few years. They have promised much but delivered little of that promise. They often even failed to deliver on the basic promise of making telephone calls reliably. Sony Ericsson invented a really complex and multi-layered menu system that I gave up on quite quickly. … [Read more…]

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Bargain Deal at #WDS

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You can attend Web 2.0 Executive Bootcamp at Web Directions South at a bargain price (according to my buddy @trib). Register here and quote the discount code – W2BAL – with this deal you’re getting a hefty discount to the normal price. BTW, Web Directions South is shaping up to be an interesting event with … [Read more…]

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Geek Tribes are Melding

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We are seeing a fluidity in the way techies interact with different technologies today. This topic came up in a conversation with @ceibner at Microsoft Tech Ed earlier today. In the past people focused on a very narrow (often proprietary) technology stack, such as Java or .NET. However, now with web 2.0 most people in … [Read more…]

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Geek Girls at Tech Ed Sydney

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Had some fun today with @ceibner and @alegrya at Microsoft TechEd, also ran into @rog42 and @nickhodge – a few pics are up on FlickrAlso was on panel session for high school students at TechEd this morning with @nazzer and Dorothea and Ms Megabyte talking about ICT careers for women (we were in the affirmative … [Read more…]

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