Yes I have disappeared, and yes I will reappear. We just have a little project at work that goes live this weekend. I have pulled the short straw and am working the night shift controlling the data conversion and communications with the client. Back sometime next week. (It looks like we will be using aContinue reading “The night shift”
News in Science – Hands off Kazaa, say online advocates – 16/02/2006 Monday 20 Feb is when the appeal is to begin between Kazaa and ARIA, an interesting battle. An interesting quote from EFA vice-chair, Dale Clapperton, “If this type of precedent is allowed to stand, it’s essentially going to give the record labels aContinue reading “links for 2006-02-17”
Technical Careers @ Microsoft : The Evolution of a Programmer Jim provides us a great post on the evolution of a programmer, while not his originally it is very very good. Go to the original (http://www.icarus.net/johnjo/evolutio.htm) and have a look at his other text. (tags: programmer fun humour) Your IT Company’s Biggest Enemy Another digContinue reading “links for 2006-02-14”
Over the last month or so I have been watching with great interest the growing buzz over Edegio. Last week they had their first every public demo at an SDForum online classifieds event in the Google offices. So what is Edgeio? To quote from their first blog post:-
Edgeio is all about edge publishing. It is our belief that services that try to restrict how users create and consume information cannot ultimately be successful. Users own their data, and services exist not to silo that data, but rather to add value to it. That is what Edgeio is setting out to do.
We will be focusing on classified listings of any type to start.
While a bit abstract the terms “classified listing” has had my attention.
Blog Hunting Interview with Jim Durbin and Jason Davis in Oracle’s Profit Magazine (tags: recruitment blog oracle) Australian IT – News eyes new media (, FEBRUARY 09, 2006) A run down of News Corps current plays in new media and the resulting bottom line impact. (tags: NewMedia NewsCorp) Kim Cameron’s Identity Weblog » EMPLOYEES INJECTEDContinue reading “links for 2006-02-13”
Coding Horror: Google is the Help Menu An interesting look at the benefits of Help files vs Google. I have to admit I tend to give a Help file only 30 secs to be useful otherwise, search engine here I come. (tags: google development software usability)
The Asia Pacific Headhunter: How To Get The Job You Want The Asia Pacifici Headhunter provides us a great run down of how to nial the job you real want. (tags: recruitment referral jobs)
Yesterday morning I had a coffee with Mike Giuffrida the CEO of nga.Net the Australian eRecruitment software provider. It was good to catch up with someone from the local marketplace to discuss the where we are today and future of the recruitment industry. We covered all of the typical topics in our discussions; social networking,Continue reading “Coffee with nga.Net”
Just a quick plug. I am the convener of the Australian Human Resource Institute HRIS special interest group, which I have mentioned before. Next Thursday evening we will be running a case study on risk management/OHS systems, if you are in Melbourne feel free to register it only costs around $50 and includes drinks andContinue reading “Sugar coated systems”
This item on Cooking with your mobile phone came across my virtual desk today. Not sure how long it has been around, I had not seen it before, it is a bit scary. Many students, and other young people, have little in the way of cooking skills but can usually get their hands on aContinue reading “A Guide to Mobile Cooking”