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2007 April

April 2007

Cross-posted from my Second Life blog I am proud to announce that as of today the CommsCafe office in Second Life is now graced with the presence of two fantastic new staff. Isabella Scheflo, a colleague here in Adelaide, and Penny Cazelet, based in Melbourne and who I’ve actually never met, have both agreed to […]

links for 2007-04-28

by Lee Hopkins on April 28, 2007

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LiveScience.com – Moving Your Eyes Improves Memory, Study Suggests Courtesy of Tolchock (http://twitter.com/Tolchock/statuses/42307592); seems If you’re looking for a quick memory fix, move your eyes from side-to-side for 30 seconds (tags: science psychology lifehacks study research memory) Cognitive Daily: If you want to persuade a woman, look straight at her And also courtesy of Tolchock […]

Hosted VOIP – a gift from heaven?

by Lee Hopkins on April 28, 2007 · 2 comments

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I‘ve just released the first of a series of articles I’m writing on VOIP telephony and it’s relevance to business communication today. If you’re quick you can grab a free copy of an audio report I commissioned that explains what VOIP is for those who may not be aware, plus a bit of background as […]

links for 2007-04-27

by Lee Hopkins on April 27, 2007

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Occam’s RazR » The Internet is a Sewer I’m reminded of that line from M*A*S*H when Hawkeye is asked, “Why is your mind always in the gutter?” and he replies, “Because that’s where the rest of my body is” (tags: internet humour) The Sun Online: Ewe’ve been conned ladies Thanks to SkyeLemmon, a classic case […]

I’m singing in the rain

by Lee Hopkins on April 26, 2007 · 2 comments

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Rain. Beautiful, wet, earth-quenching rain. We’ve been enjoying it all day — already there’s a 1,500 gallons in the first of our tanks just from today’s rain. Thanks to the very gracious Alex Manchester for sending me the Bureau of Met radar image. Click on the image to see a ‘life-size’ version of how big […]

Ronaldinho. The man is amazing — watch and marvel as he repeatedly hits the crossbar and returns the ball to himself. What price would you pay to get your brand attached to someone like him? Talk about the right product attached to the right product advocate… [email readers who don’t get the video embedded, click […]

Barzakh by Anouar Brahem

by Lee Hopkins on April 26, 2007 · 2 comments

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I‘m already two days late with a 2,500 word literature review of a major part of the academic ‘communications’ literature over the past decade, having seriously underestimated the amount of work required to complete a literature review (my first major assignment at doctoral level). Sleep is not my trusty companion at the moment. I have […]

links for 2007-04-25

by Lee Hopkins on April 25, 2007

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A Guide to CSS Support in Email: 2007 Edition Fantastic read! (tags: development programming web) Adelaide – via Wikipedia I’d never read this before – I came over all ‘proud’ and lumpy-throated… (tags: adelaide australia) STA joins in SL fun The world’s largest student and youth travel company, STA Travel is the latest brand to […]

Well, that’s not exactly true; Howard hasn’t said that. Yet. But it surely cannot be far behind his astounding comment yesterday that parents are to blame when their teenagers commit suicide. That would seem to be the underlying theme of his comments surrounding the tragedy of the two Melbourne teenagers who committed suicide and who […]

Today is Anzac Day

by Lee Hopkins on April 25, 2007

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It’s Anzac Day — a powerfully emotional day for some of us Antipodeans all around the world. May God bless those who have fought on our behalf and equally those who have laboured for our country in our Armed Services, for whether they wanted to be there or not, by their actions they kept and […]