Politicians and political parties love to throw around buzzwords. In Ireland we have got used to terms like: "digital economy" "knowledge economy" and, of course, "celtic tiger". Labour have released a document with the rather pretentious title of "Plan for Digital Ireland". Download it. Read it and try not to spill too much coffee all over yourself. Their … [Read more...] about Labour Overlook A Basic Issue
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Irish politicians love to coo about our "knowledge economy" and how they see Ireland as some form of "digital hub". It probably used to help with votes. I wonder does it still? Of course, as we all know all too well, the track record of Irish politicians and the digital world is far from stellar. Fine Gael got their site hacked, The Greens spammed loads of bloggers and made … [Read more...] about Irish Political Candidates Given Advanced Warning
Just put this on Facebook and Twitter earlier today .. Transfer a .ie domain name to Blacknight for ONLY €9.99. Use code: ietransfer (no spaces - all lower case) - Offer valid for 24 hours ONLY. … [Read more...] about Yet Another Silly Domain Offer
Once upon a time and it wasn't really that long ago, you would post a blog entry and people would either comment on it directly, or they'd write their own post and link to you.In 2011 with people cross-posting their RSS to multiple targets such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn (and a load of other places) some people are saying that they aren't getting the volume of comments … [Read more...] about Where Do People React To Blog Posts?
Although I don't do it that often, I sometimes have to make calls to the US from home in the evenings.This evening, for example, I've been dialed in to a call for about 3 and a half hours!At present I'm using Skype, which works out pretty cheap and has the added advantage that I can use it on my laptop when I'm overseas.Other friends are using services such as VOIPGate and … [Read more...] about Which VOIP Service Makes Sense?