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There is no better illustration of techno-ignorance than the enterprise—the sheer complacency toward anything with a microprocessor is rather staggering. Yet it’s the enterprise which should be the most interested in technology.

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A few days ago I had the pleasure of attending a local “digital creative” meetup B&Wmeet. It’s held at the Slug and Lettuce, a national pub chain in the UK. A number of us wanted food before the event, and I noticed an offer on their website of 25% off food if you sign up [...]

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money

This topic is something that many developers and designers can connect with, but for the purpose of this article, I shall be focusing on the developers point of view (mainly because I am a developer).

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MG Siegler recently posted a great don’t-call-it-an-obituary for the PC on TechCrunch. His main point was that the PC as we all know it today is dying, and the reason for that is the iPad.

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ie-crash

Web developers in general, do not like IE6. Even it’s maker, Microsoft, aren’t too fond of it anymore, and who can blame them? Shockingly Big IE6 Warning is a Wordpress plugin that allows you to either warn users of IE6, or just crash the browser.

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Twitter ≠ Facebook

Twitter is not a Facebook competitor, this is not an either/or battle of services like the majority of Facebook users seem to think. Twitter is a completely different beast, offering extremely different features to Facebook. Saying Twitter is a Facebook competitor is like saying that Flickr is a Facebook competitor, they both host photos don’t they?

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