They say that everyone has at least one good book in them. Well thanks to the rise of the e-book reader we can all dream of being JK Rowling.
Having spent most of my working life building websites, I was alarmed to hear rumours of the web’s demise. Many are postulating that thanks to the rise of the App, the World Wide Web is reaching the end of its useful life.
For the feckless, losing a wallet used to be as bad as it got, but in the modern digital age, losing a phone is now so, so, so much worse. We rely on our little digital assistants so heavily that life is all but over when the DIY body frisk proves fruitless.
Twenty-seven minutes before mainstream media broke the news of Whitney Houston’s death last Saturday the story was on Twitter.
Tradition dictates, in my last missive of the year, that I review the technology predictions I made in my first post of January. Unfortunately, it seems to have been deleted, so I’ll have to stick to what actually happened instead!
Last Thursday was national ‘unfriend’ day on Facebook, in the US at least! Although instigated by a comic, the now annual event has gained some resonance.
I, for one, am old enough to recall the real meaning of the word “friend” and know that having any more than six “real” friends is a right pain.
Ever wondered what happens to your Facebook profile when you die?’
Don’t worry, I’m in good health, my morbid fascination is prompted by Facebook’s, soon to be released ‘TimeLine’ feature, currently in Beta.
It’s been a bad couple of weeks for TripAdviser, as the Advertising Standards Authority started investigating allegations of endemic Astroturfing on the famous hotel review website.
One month after its launch and still no invite to join Google Plus!
Its hard to believe, I know, that a key online influencer like me has been left out of the party, but it seems I’m persona non grata at Google.
I have noticed a recent increase in the number of people asking me to “Connect” via LinkedIn and have been searching for a reason.
Sadly my newfound popularity cannot be attributed to increase in wealth or influence or in deed cosmetic surgery but a recent resurgence of the business networking website.