Podcast: Wikipedantry, Firefox and Mac Smoke

This week’s podcast is from my weekly slot on Radio Australia Today with Phil Kafcaloudes and Adelaine Ng: Reports of Wikipedia’s demise: Premature? Firefox turns five. What future the browser? Is Apple refusing to fix computers belonging to smokers? To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, click here Loose Wireless 091127 …

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Podcast: (Real) Notebooks, Twitter geotags and Google’s OS

This week’s podcast is from my weekly slot on Radio Australia Today with Phil Kafcaloudes and Adelaine Ng: Google gives more details about its planned operationg system. Important, or a waste of time? Are notebooks making a comeback in office meetings? Real notebooks, I mean? Twitter starts geotagging. Useful? To listen to the podcast, click on …

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Podcast: Hole in My Heart

Who’s responsible for all the security holes in the software and websites we use? A weekly column I recorded for the BBC World Service Business Daily (the Business Daily podcast is here.) To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, click here. Loose Wireless 091118 To listen to Business Daily on …

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Technorati’s Decline, Death of Blogging?

Technorati Japan home page, Nov 2009 Technorati used to be one of the sites to see and be seen at. Your ranking there was highly prized; you’d add technorati tags to your blog posts and their State of the Blogosphere was a highly valued insight into blogging. But now it’s a pale shadow of its …

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Podcast: Ahoy There, Microsoft (BBC)

How Microsoft loses my trust over Windows Seven, and how it can get it back. A weekly column I recorded for the BBC World Service Business Daily<http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/bizdaily/>. To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, click here </feed/rss>. Loose Wireless 091111 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into …

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Podcast: Ahoy There, Microsoft (BBC)

How Microsoft loses my trust over Windows Seven, and how it can get it back. A weekly column I recorded for the BBC World Service Business Daily (the Business Daily podcast is here. To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, click here. (Put file here.) To listen to Business Daily …

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Podcast: Coughing, Men and Senior Sexting

This week’s podcast is from my weekly slot on Radio Australia Today with Phil Kafcaloudes and Adelaine Ng:

* Research company proposes coughing into your mobile phone for instant diagnosis
* Really? Men don’t read manuals, men take less time on helplines than women but have to call back more often
* Sexting on the rise among old people? The American Association of Retired People (AARP) says yes, offers tips.

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Podcast: Ahoy There, Microsoft (BBC)

How Microsoft loses my trust over Windows Seven, and how it can get it back. A weekly column I recorded for the BBC World Service Business Daily.  To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, click here. Loose Wireless 091111   To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into …

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Hundreds of Facebook Groups Hacked

  (Update UTC 2100: I’ve received a reply from Erik Hjort af Ornäs, the registrar of the site itself, and have included his statement below and in the comments, as well as that of Facebook. Both deny any hacking took place) A hacker, or group of hackers, has found a back door into taking over …

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SideWiki’s Wish Fulfilment

A piece in today’s Guardian attracted my attention–“SideWiki Changes Everything”—as I thought, perhaps, it might shed new light on Google’s browser sidebar that allows anyone to add comments to a website whether or not the website owner wants them to. The piece calls the evolution of SideWiki a “seminal moment”. The column itself, however, is …

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