I am playing with a few changes on the site over the next 2 days, so please excuse the mess and the broken bits. I think there might even be a new name coming for this little site as well, just not sure….
Amitai Givertz is lamenting today about his lack of (??) success and how on earth his blog can get noticed out of the 50 million blogs now out there. The Recruiting Animal suggests quite rightly that while the blogosphere is very large, the audience for recruiting blogs is quite small. The end result seems toContinue reading “Blogging for fun, profit or …?”
Even after one of the worse ski seasons on record here in Australia I am considering purchasing some new skis. My current pair were bought in January 2000 on a very cold and snowy day in Ottawa (Canada that is). I have been doing a bit of research and come up with my top 5Continue reading “Buying new skis”
Getting Things Done Software Systems (Part 2 of 2) – Download Squad Part 2 of software to help you get thing done. (tags: GTD lifehacks productivity software)
Mick Stanic (aka Spatt) points us to a great tool for creating the ultimate Web 2.0 logo, including the required BETA tag! Here is one for me HR Blogging Community BIS provides background checks to employers worldwide.
Earlier in the week Guy Kawasaki caused a stir within the blogosphere with his post about How to Get a Job in Silicon Valley. The biggest issue, the 1 page resume! Gretchen from Job Syntax disagrees with this particular piece of advice. So does Gautam Ghosh who provides a perspective from India, which echos muchContinue reading “Guy Kawasaki causes a stir”
Getting Things Done Software Systems (Part 1 of 2) – Download Squad Part 1 of a 2 part series in GTD software. (tags: GTD productivity software) 18 Ways to Stay Focused at Work 18 tips on how to stay focused while working, ranging from email management, to having lunch at your desk (occasionally). (tags: GTDContinue reading “links for 2006-08-15”
Cutting the cord to analog phone – Network World While in Australia we are struggling to get above 1.5Mbps broadband the Japanese are starting to get 100Mbps for about US$36/mth!! ADSL2+ is not really the answer if we want Australia to have high quality broadband based on international standards. (tags: Australia broadband telecommunications networking)
Over the last few weeks I have been playing around with the different social bookmarking/news sites, specifically Digg, Reddit, Netscape and to a lesser extend Newsvine. The strange thing is I am finding them quite addictive. A quick backgrounder if you are unfamiliar with these services. Essentially users submit stories, other users vote and comment,Continue reading “Social bookmarking and news”
Telstra scraps broadband network plan. 07/08/2006. ABC News Online All I can say is WTF!! Australia is rapidly falling behind the rest of the world this just seems a very silly situtation for both Telstra and the Government to have ended up. (tags: Australia networking telecommunications)