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Results:Top eleven for 2012

In January 2011 I tried my hand at prediction. Let’s see how that worked out then: eBooks will become relatively normal. It will begin to feel a little silly to purchase products that require cutting down trees, chemicals, huge plants, … Continue reading

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Top eleven for 2011

Let’s have a go at fortune telling – no cookies involved. eBooks will become relatively normal. It will begin to feel a little silly to purchase products that require cutting down trees, chemicals, huge plants, toxic inks and expensive production … Continue reading

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Quotes from the ACMA business model report

A few choice quotes from the Australia Communications and Media Authority’s “Report 4— Changing business models in the Australian communication and media sectors: Challenges and response strategies” It’s worth reading the report – at least for your industry. “At June … Continue reading

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The challenge for Fishpond

Here’s Fishpond‘s latest email to me. I like the company a lot, and they are justifiably doing well, but I find it difficult to buy anything from them as I’ve moved increasingly into an electronic world. In September last year … Continue reading

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Poorly surveyed

  I got this email just now, it’s so ugly I thought I’d follow the link to see how bad the survey was. I took the extra time to take pictures and write comments. The landing page as not too … Continue reading

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How readable is your site?

Google has a new readability feature, so why not check a few local sites? Here are some, in decreasing order of ‘Basic’ readabilty. Proving something about left wing academics, tough I am not sure what. Overall very consistent in readability … Continue reading

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NZGirl is not safe

Perhaps it’s because the site is aimed at teenagers, and they are asking teenagers to show their breasts to everyone. Or perhaps it is because they are saying some breasts are better than others – when breast cancer folks are … Continue reading

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