October 2010

Social Media Club Adelaide – Shai Coggins

by Lee Hopkins on October 28, 2010 · 1 comment

in Uncategorized

The wonderful, delightful and inspiring Shai Coggins was the first presenter of the newly-formed Social Media Club chapter here in Adelaide, and she gave a cracking presentation on how to best manage communities. The videos are on the Social Media Club Adelaide’s [and here] (aka SMCADL) YouTube channel, but I’ve also popped them here for […]

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Review: Lenovo ideapad Y560

by Lee Hopkins on October 28, 2010 · 0 comments

in reviews,tools

A little while back I mentioned that Lenovo, the maker of the business-friendly ThinkPads, had just released some domestic-level machines into the Australian market. One of these, the Y560, was the subject of a competition that I ran and that Pita Norris from Queensland won. I’ve been using the ideapad myself (not Pita’s one – […]


Social media and a grip on reality

by Lee Hopkins on October 26, 2010 · 1 comment

in humour,tools

Into my inbox comes a very funny video put out by Fox 4 News, out of Dallas-Fort Worth in the US of A. Very funny and a great reminder that in an age of ubiquitous social media we still need to remind ourselves that other communication channels can sometimes do the job better. Technorati Tags: […]

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Much writing to be done, so sorry for my silence. I hope you understand


You could be passed over for a promotion based on nothing more than what you might do, according to a piece of software

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There’s no guarantee that your friends will move to another service, is there? One to watch…


still present, still very active, but no longer the focus of the mainstream media’s attention


last entry, midnight CST Sunday 17th October 2010