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2005 October — Page 2

October 2005

What if your audience DID walk out on you?

by Lee Hopkins on October 27, 2005 · 5 comments

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Thanks for the kick up the proverbial, Scott…

Courtesy of Donna Papacosta, who helps perpetuate the sense of fun around these management cliches, here’s the mug that says all that Shel could want to say

The little applet for calculating your blog’s worth, based on the AOL-Weblogs deal, got me thinking about how much not only my blog is worth, but how much friends’ and colleagues’ blogs are worth as well.

I do my best to warn them that they are in for a rude shock, but alas we may well find ourselves, as leading-edge communicators, saying “I tried to warn you but you wouldn’t listen” a few years from now.

My blog is worth…

by Lee Hopkins on October 25, 2005

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Well I never! [To which the audience cries, in best pantomime tradition, “Well you must have!”]

iTunes comes to Australia: happy happy joy joy

by Lee Hopkins on October 25, 2005

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And about time! From Australian IT News: “After a number of false starts Apple has finally made its iTunes music download service available in Australia. Apple claims the Australian version of the iTunes Music Store will offer more music than any similar local service, with more than one million songs available for download. The service, […]

Writing a book

by Lee Hopkins on October 25, 2005 · 4 comments

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Everyone is ‘at it’ these days — writing a book, that is. Rather than blog it, which is soooo 38 minutes ago, I’m going the traditional path and keeping my cards close to my chest. The regular reader of this blog will know that I was recently given the opportunity to present a five day […]

The growing sophistikayshun of spammers

by Lee Hopkins on October 25, 2005 · 8 comments

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Courtesy of Ben Hamilton, here’s a terrific example of the new levels of sophistication that spammers are going to. Apart from the spelling and grammar (and not every blogger is as accomplished a speller as Sallie, so poor spelling is not necessarily an obvious clue) the content is of relevance to the topic of the […]

Well, it happened to Laura, now it’s happened to me. The good lady wife brought home a new funky cookbook yesterday and I quickly flicked through it whilst rushing around preparing various things for dinner, my head racing with thoughts around a bid for a website design I had just submitted to a potential new […]

The Semantic Web: Man’s Search for Meaning

by Lee Hopkins on October 22, 2005

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Semantic Web can aid effective knowledge management and cost-effective product life cycle automation for faster development and integration processes. A tip of the Akubra to Nova.