15 Feb 2010
Google Buzz is the latest thing from Cyberspace those whiz kids at Google. Some might argue that it’s Google’s response to not being able to buy Twitter or Facebook off of their crafty innovators and other might argue that it’s just the next step in social networking. I’m going to have a play with it as I write this and see what I think…
What is Google Buzz?
Google Buzz is a social networking platform where you can share updates, photos, videos and start conversations about the things that interest you most. It’s built into Gmail so there’s no fiddling …
21 Oct 2009
Internet publishing has for a long time been a dynamic field. Long ago were the days of static webpages which necessitated the offline editing of HTML markup to update website content. Such times were problematic as markup was rarely semantic and needed a degree of technical knowledge above that of the mere web mortal to understand. Today this problem has been eliminated thanks to the wide uptake of server side scripting languages, such as PHP and ASP, which permit for websites to pull content dynamically from an external data source and display this content conditionally.
These technologies have opened up …
20 Oct 2009
If you’re down with the Twitterati then I’m guessing you’re aware of #hashtags. Sticking a hashtag before a keyword/phrase is one way that you could enter the Twitter trends and encouraging people to include, say #ChichesterDesign, in their Tweets helps people to follow a conversation on a particular topic, not to mention it’s a genius way of self-promoting.
For those of you who aren’t in the know, hashtags.org define the phenomenon as:
“Hashtags are a community-driven convention for adding additional context and metadata to your Tweets. They’re like tags on Flickr, only added inline to your post. You create a …