December 2008

One more thing: Is Podcasting dead or not?

by Lee Hopkins on December 31, 2008 · 0 comments

in podcasting,tools,video

People are debating whether podcasting as we know it (or knew it) is dead…or perhaps forever changed.

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links for 2008-12-30

by Lee Hopkins on December 31, 2008 · 2 comments

in clippings

More Than Just Novelties: 20 Useful USB Gadgets That Don't Suck | AMOG – Alpha Males of the Group I knew about most of these (and we snapped up a heap of the digital photo keychains ourselves this Christmas); I love my wireless mouse, the flexible keypad is a gem, but it's the watch that […]

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See real web addresses before clicking any short url

by Lee Hopkins on December 31, 2008 · 0 comments

in tools

He’s also the one blogger I turn to for insights into software that will make my blogging and consulting life easier. Plus he’s a bloomin’ nice bloke, too, as my treasured private correspondences with him over the last few years can attest!

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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (Manga)

by Lee Hopkins on December 29, 2008 · 0 comments

in reviews,tools

I’ve just read Patrick Lencioni’s brilliant book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, now out with Manga-style graphics. It is superb!

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The four-figure inbox – sigh

by Lee Hopkins on December 29, 2008 · 0 comments

in housekeeping,tools

Unread emails: 1018; spam has already been taken care of by SpamArrest, so what has come into my inbox folder are messages from authors I have previously authorised.

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I sum up the government’s understanding and appreciation of virtual worlds by using the title of a famous movie: extra points if you can guess what the movie is before you read the interview

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In this edition of my occasional podcasts I interview Andrew Povolny, CEO of The Digital Edge (TheDigitalEdge.com.au) about online surveys, market research and why Australia is a leader in the field.

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links for 2008-12-17

by Lee Hopkins on December 18, 2008 · 0 comments

in clippings

Report: Enterprise Virtual Worlds More Effective Than Web Conferencing – ReadWriteWeb Forterra Systems, a company aiming to bring virtual world technology to enterprises, will shortly release a report entitled Recipe for Success with Enterprise Virtual Worlds. ReadWriteWeb was given an exclusive first look at the report. It is based on pilots conducted with consulting firms […]

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Just as the wardrobe was the entrance to a magical kingdom of Narnia, so today’s computer is the entrance to a magical kingdom every bit as rich, as deep and as nuanced; only now we have the opportunity to be not just a passive reader but a very real and active participant.

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GreenEnergyTV – an interesting channel

by Lee Hopkins on December 17, 2008 · 2 comments

in ethics,politics

GreenEnergTV offers useful self-help information and ideas, especially so now that Prime Minister Rudd has blown the chance for he and Australia to be a ‘leader’ and has instead doomed our Great Barrier Reef to destruction.

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