Category Archives: Web2.0

Facebook's Beacon

There is an unwritten social contract between we the punters and social networking sites that make money by data-mining our activities and targeting ads at us. That contract is essentially that we will let them have our personal data in … Continue reading

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The Right Of Reply

The awaited great streaming inevitable has arrived in the form of remixes of the original YouTube post “by” John Howard What has been enlightening, shocking and surprising is the flurry of videos that have been appropriating the meta-data from the original video such that if … Continue reading

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Mashup Engines And Web 2.0

Mash-up engines (automated mash-up creation tools) are one of those concepts that people think is very cool. You do a survey and ask if people would use it and they say “God yes – every day for as long as I live” – … Continue reading

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John Howard On You Tube – Awaiting The Great Streaming Inevitable.

Tonight the TV told me that John Howard is on YouTube. Interesting – I just came out of a panel discussion where one of the questions was how content authors and marketers should engage with their audience in the modern online world. But … Continue reading

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Back From Remix 07 – Popfly/Silverlight/Visual Studio 2008

It went great! My presentation went great (as far as I could tell). I spent most of the conference recovering from the Sydney Flu – so I suspect I behaved like a freak half of the time. Met some great … Continue reading

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JavaScript Macro Recorder

Here is a screen recording of my JavaScript Macro Recorder in action. Here is a test URL for a page that has the JavaScript code embedded. Works under IE and Firefox. Safari “Real Soon Now” 🙂 Add these two lines … Continue reading

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It Sure Does Rock Right About Here :)

The BigPond V8 Supercars 2007 application that has kept me away from regular sleep/blogosphere/fun for the last few months is rapidly shedding its “Beta” status. Here is a video WMV, QuickTime, QuickTime HUGE. The App runs at 25fps, so this 10fps screen … Continue reading

Posted in Flash, JavaScript, Massive, Web2.0 | 1 Comment