Ajax driven London Tubes route finder

by oneafrikan on July 26, 2006

Another recent post for e-Consultancy: Ajax driven London Tubes route finder David Tran has launched an Ajax driven route finder widget for London tubes, with Rails driving the backend. And it works pretty much as it says on the tin (…)

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Can’t access Yahoo! Mail… anyone else getting the same?

by oneafrikan on July 23, 2006

Strange, just today I can’t access Yahoo! Mail from Outlook, their website (http://mail.yahoo.co.uk), the web browser on my PDA and the mail app on my PDA… So I’m pretty sure something is up. Anyone else having any difficulties getting their (…)

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Web 2.0 is changing the content battlefield

by oneafrikan on July 21, 2006

Another one from e-Consultancy: Web 2.0 is changing the content battlefield It used to be that there was this top down content pyramid in operation (operated by traditional media and the big online players), where the quantity and quality of (…)

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Using Digg for web PR is dangerous

by oneafrikan on July 21, 2006

Another post from e-Consultancy: Using Digg for web PR is dangerous There’s an interesting piece of advice from Steve Rubel on using sites like Digg for PR . In short, don’t! Read: Using Digg for web PR is dangerous

Google launches Cost-Per-Action adverts

by oneafrikan on July 21, 2006

Another posting on e-Consultancy: Google launches Cost-Per-Action adverts In an interesting move, Google has started offering cost-per-action advertising to selected website owners on the Adsense programme. In short it’s aimed at getting around the click fraud that is becoming increasingly (…)

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Wetpaint social wiki’s launch – user generated content silver bullet?

by oneafrikan on July 21, 2006

I’ve been busy writing for other people lately, so a lot of my content is elsewhere! Which doesn’t do this blog any good, but then hey – this is an evolution, not a destination. So I’m going to add a (…)

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Web 2.0 London Geek BBQ – and BraaiMasters

by oneafrikan on July 17, 2006

After much deliberation and discussion, the next Web 2.0 / Geek BBQ is going to be on Sat the 5th August, starting in the afternoon. We’re going to be having a BraaiMasters this time (Braai is Saffa for BBQ) – (…)

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