Technology Archive

Finally using an ad blocker

I’ve resisted using an ad blocker for years, since: I don’t mind ads Especially if they are personalised (as most ads are now). And I’m happy for ads to track me all over the web if it means I get a …

Virtualisation Smackdown next Wed 26 August

I’m pretty excited, I gotta say, about this month’s Sydney Business & Technology User Group meeting – we’re having a Virtualisation Smackdown! It’s this coming Wednesday, starting at 6pm. Here’s the details: Date: Wed 26 August 2009 Time: 6pm – …

Microsoft iPhone Apps

As Mashable and TechCrunch report, Microsoft is testing the waters with the iPhone App market, releasing a a little app: Seadragon Mobile (here’s the official announcement on the Live Labs blog). The app (available for free on iTunes App Store, …

Parallel Computing

Boring history prologue I started playing with ‘computers’ back in the days when they came with 3K of memory (Vic 20 anyone?). And thank goodness I was too young to have experienced the punch card era… They quickly scaled up …

ISP: iiNet spreads the love

I’m not really one for writing critical posts – frankly I just don’t have the energy… But I’m also not really one for saying thank you either – and this is something I really should be doing more of. Sure, …

OPINION: The Death of Gen Y

The whole Gen Y thing really intrigues me. On one hand I think the concept behind Gen Y is a complete myth, and on the other I think there is something compelling we can learn from. In this post I …