PR and the Browzar debacle

, posted: 10-Sep-2006 12:16

As I was going through the Death2Spam folders for my Fairfax Business Media email account, I came across this press release from Chameleon PR:

Dear Juha
I write with details of a new 'anti-big brother' internet browser fr (read the entire post)...

New numa numa yeay developments

, posted: 9-Sep-2006 21:32

High school boys try in vain to capitalise on the now rapidly fading "numa numa" or Dragostea din Tei craze:

But! Holy cuck! The lardtub that broke the hit on the Internet is back!

Hmm... (read the entire post)...

Support supermarket workers

, posted: 9-Sep-2006 20:43

Surely it didn't have to end up like this, given how little supermarket workers earn and the big profits the store owners make?

From Shelfrespect:

- The lockout follows the indefinite suspension of workers after commencing a (read the entire post)...

Capped! The Internet on the meter strikes back

, posted: 9-Sep-2006 17:28

Teh_Intarweb on dialup speed sucks badly, let me assure you of that.

The reason I know that is because I am over my monthly 30GB cap with Wired Country. I didn't actually know that I had a 30GB cap, but even if I do, there's (read the entire post)...

Adobe spamming or being 'smart'?

, posted: 5-Sep-2006 21:25

Swissmiss notes that Adobe has a set up a account and posted heaps of bookmarks there. She thinks it's a good resource, and in some ways it is but... isn't this "social bookmarking spamming"? I mean, how hard is it to find all tha (read the entire post)...

'Consumer reviews' on Ferrit written by... Ferrit

, posted: 5-Sep-2006 14:28

Ana Samways over at Spareroom has a remarkable entry about Ferrit staffers writing the consumer reviews on the online mall. Yes, that's right: what you thought were reviews from actual customers were in fact done by Ferrit and Telecom staff, as w (read the entire post)...

Crikey, the Croc Hunter carks it - Internet melts down

, posted: 4-Sep-2006 16:48

News is in that Steve Irwin or "the Crocodile Hunter" bought the big one up in Cairns. Apparently a stingray put a barb through his chest at Batt Reef off Port Douglas, around midday Australian time while Steve was filming a documentary there.
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Feedback from Vodafone or not really

, posted: 4-Sep-2006 15:05

As seen on Geekzone, Vodafone is launching HSDPA in New Zealand as well soon, after its UK and Australian operations which seem to have started supplying the faster UMTS in July already.

I wrote a quick story for Computerworld about it in (read the entire post)...

WLUG holding Software Freedom Day meet on 16th of Sept

, posted: 4-Sep-2006 13:29

The Waikato Linux Users Group (WLUG), an incorporated society
supporting GNU/Linux and Open Source Software in the Waikato region,
is celebrating the international Software Freedom Day with a public
demonstration of open sour (read the entire post)...

Technorati ranking randomness

, posted: 2-Sep-2006 16:30

If you blog, you'll soon come across Technorati, the "recognised authority on what's going on in the world of weblogs." It's a handy site, in many ways, where you can see how popular (or ignored) your blog is. Yes, we're talking about (read the entire post)...


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