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Mobile awesomeness, innovation and disruption

The good people at MitchelLake recently asked me to write an article about mobile technology. So I created a list of awesomeness, innovation and disruption, including topics such as ‘Mobile is big’, ‘Phones are getting better’, and ‘People pay for … Continue reading

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Murdoch should worry less about the Googlebot and more about social media

I remember in January 2000, old media mogul Rupert Murdoch said he was not going to waste his money buying any ‘dotcom’ upstarts. The very next day, AOL bought Time Warner. Not the other way around! Murdoch had apparently failed … Continue reading

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GeoMeme: measure and share real-time local twitter trends

I am pleased to announce the launch of GeoMeme, the fun way to measure and share real-time local twitter trends. I got thinking about this when a recent Los Angeles earthquake was being measured in tweets per second rather than … Continue reading

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10 cloud datasets that I’d like to mashup

Cloud computing is being sold as a hosting architecture to provide instantly scalable on-demand computing power, storage and bandwidth. “The cloud’s resources scale with user demands. Pay only for what you use” says RackSpace, the latest to join the cloud … Continue reading

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SearchWiki + OpenSocial = mainstream social search?

Google today launched a rather massive change to its core search product. SearchWiki adds some innocuous buttons to your search results page, enabling Digg -style voting and Friendfeed -style commenting on each result. I think this feature might prove valuable … Continue reading

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Social Graphing

For a while I’ve had a niggling problem with social networking sites. I’ve already set up my LinkedIn network and my Facebook friends, so why should I have to do it all again on every other site that has decided … Continue reading

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MegaFruit reborn

Here’s another blast from the past. In the early 1980s, my dad bought me a Sinclair ZX Spectrum to celebrate my passage into the teenage years. When I got fed up with the games that you could play by copying … Continue reading

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