Archive | September, 2008

Oh, Vienna! One example of good tech, three of (very) bad.

Tech. You really can have enough of it. I spent this weekend ambling around the (surprisingly large) streets of Vienna. My girlfriend had just come out of the tail-end of the Sibos conference so she extended her stay and I flew out on Friday. Oh, the jet-set lifestyle of an international blogger… As I’ve noted […]

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Gotta love those visualisations

Sometimes things come in twos, threes or even more. This is why I occasionally grab interesting stuff from the web and chuck it into my Google Notes as future collateral for this blog, and then eventually notice I’ve got enough for a (half) decent post. This time, it’s visualisation. Diagrams. Infomatics. Pictures. There have been […]

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Automation’s great – but I trust humans more

Repeatedly I’ve found myself being let down by the latest and greatest RSS tools. I’m not really sure how I can get around this problem, other than by being constantly vigilant – to the extent that it’s almost easier to forget RSS altogether and just monitor ‘by hand’. This is how it should work I’m […]

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