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Month: June 2008

Euro 2008, the victorious nation of Spain Celebrate

Euro 2008, the victorious nation of Spain Celebrate

It’s a sunday night in Switzerland and I’m with some friends. Spain were playing Germany and won 1-0, a respectable score. I was there with the phone streaming the celebrations at the Geneva Fanzone in Plainpalais. Here are the clips Ten seconds from the end. Spanish Fans celebrate. Drumming atmosphere. Happy girls dancing and the crowd. Dancing Spanish Flag wearing people. Because Women aren’t forgotten after all. Girls dancing, boy texting, more dancing More dancing Still celebrating Leaving the Fanzone

I’m not the only one.

I’m not the only one.

MG had noted that, after a week, Twitter seemed to realize that it was a problem that the replies still weren’t working, and was pointing people to Summize for a workaround. I said “I hate having to rely on the web version of Twitter, first of all, then having the reply tab bork, and THEN having to go to summize, and hit reply there and pray that twitter works. It’s why I only check Twitter once or twice a day…

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No more twitter for a month

No more twitter for a month

Twitter is obviously never going to sort out it’s issues so from midnight today I will no longer be using the service during a month. I’ll be using all the other sites, just don’t feel like having my time wasted by twitter anymore. For all friends just continue interacting via all the services that have a 99.9% uptime rather than 3% downtime. See you then.

Mobile spending

Mobile spending

Important for global marketers, mobile handsets are the dominant way people access the Web in many emerging markets, as it is far cheaper, says John Gauntt, senior analyst at digital ad tracker eMarketer. With a computer, “The cost of entry to get Internet access is about $1,200 for the PC and broadband; a mobile is less than half the cost.” … Source As updated handsets spread and ad effectiveness measures are perfected, worldwide advertisers’ spending on mobile will pass $19…

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Piclens is fun

Piclens is fun

Piclens is a plugin for Firefox and it’s great fun to use to look through hundreds to thousands of pictures and videos on youtube, facebook, flickr and many other sites. It’s worth playing with. piclens Other than that the threaded seesmic player is quite fun. You can follow full conversations and get a taste of how discussions progress through the tweets.

Twitter purge no. 2

Twitter purge no. 2

As a frequent user of twitter following over 1000 people it’s impossile for me to keep up with everything that’s going on. That’s especially true now that I’m going out more often, working and summer is here. As a result of these factors I removed anyone that doesn’t @ me very often, doesn’t remind me of a conversation or doesn’t post much. As a result the signal to noise ratio has gone down and twitter should be more manageable. In…

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