April 2008

So, in the spirit of openness and trust, here’s my blog’s stats and my Web1.0 article website’s stats

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links for 2008-04-18

by Lee Hopkins on April 18, 2008 · 0 comments

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A Drought in Australia, a Global Shortage of Rice – New York Times WTF? We have entirely the wrong climate to grow rice (and cotton, none of which actually is used in clothing) and we account for only 2% of the world’s rice production, allegedly. (tags: rice cotton australia nyt bizarre drought newsweek)

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links for 2008-04-16

by Lee Hopkins on April 16, 2008 · 2 comments

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YouTube – Waiting All Day In Terminal 5-Walking on Sunshine Spoof Song This is soooo funny!! If your organisation doesn’t have a video policy, or an ‘engagement with the PyjamaHadeen policy’, now is the time to get one together, before THIS happens to you! Hat tip to the wondrous Aussie @JuliePower (who no longer struggles […]

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And to prove that ‘cluelessness’ is not just a corporate affliction, Ottawa’s Mayor Larry O’Brien has given us a spectacular example of how NOT to engage with the media. As Bob LeDrew comments, I’ve been interested in politics — as an observer — for a long time. And since buying a house here in Ottawa […]

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My colleague Christian Bogh in Europe posts an article that staggers me. How could IBM have got it so wrong? Last week – on Wednesday 9th of April – IBM in Denmark have a massive breakdown. More than a hundred big and small companies who relies on the services from IBM have no contact with […]

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cross-posted from Lee’s Second Life blog Lee Laperriere relaxes and reclines, watching another gorgeous sunrise from his new home. Situated on a man-made island with nothing but a glorious view of the sea, and with a lovely little beach hut and a couple of recliner chairs, our hero can escape the hurly-burly of business, academic […]

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links for 2008-04-15

by Lee Hopkins on April 15, 2008 · 0 comments

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Download Plugin for IE for Windows | MyDataisMyData Great plugin from a great site. Facebook data privacy has ALWAYS been an issue of mine – this addresses it in a novel way (and its generating a lot of press attention, too) (tags: Facebook plugin ie browser privacy data mydata) wikirage: What’s hot now on wikipedia […]

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I don’t usually post my FIR reports on my Second Life research blog, but since this whole report is about Second Life and 3D collaborative virtual environments (aka CVEs) I figure it’s as good a place as any to post it. So I have, and I’ll post it here too. So there! In this week’s […]

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links for 2008-04-12

by Lee Hopkins on April 12, 2008 · 0 comments

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Everything I Know about Business I Learned Fragging N00bs Superb article about the social rules of business and how they correlate with game play. Wise words indeed. (tags: game business strategy gameplay lessons lifehack)

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links for 2008-04-11

by Lee Hopkins on April 11, 2008 · 0 comments

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the DAEDALUS PROJECT: MMORPG Research, Cyberculture, MMORPG Psychology Nick Yee’s phenomenal work on online identity and psychological issues. Nick’s a PhD student at Stanford, but must be close to finished by now. I include this link more for myself and my research (I can never remember the link!) (tags: blog internet psychology resources research wow […]

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