HTML5 is a game changer: tech investor and Tedx Santa Cruz speaker


Roger McNamee starts his video off asking “What if you knew major new technology cycle was beginning in the next couple of years?” A tech investor, he then poses six hypotheses with which he’s been…

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Social media – you can’t just pay lip service


Ah Dilbert! You illustrate so much about what is ridiculous and this strip is a jewel. ¬†Any educator who has been urged to integrate social media into their coursework, any communicator or marketer who has…

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Handling your selves


In writing a blog post this morning to synthesise my thoughts and feelings on an incredible week that saw Australia placed on a watch list of potentially repressive regimes by Reporters without borders, I debated…

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Content filtering with NO Opt Out and government deciding what’s in


“I’m not exaggerating when I say that this model involves more technical interference in the internet infrastructure than what is attempted in Iran, one of the most repressive and regressive censorship regimes in the world.”…

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Walmart tech understanding FAIL could wipe out your music collection


I can only guess that this is a money-saving move from the bean counters at Walmart — if it is, they’ll soon have fewer beans to jiggle around… Walmart has decided to pull the plug…

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