Off to China

Tomorrow morning I’m heading off early for a week in Beijing, China. It’s the first time for me; and to be honest the first time I’ve travelled anywhere where I really don’t have any ability to speak some basic local language and read my way around. I downloaded a Rapid Mandarin course by Earworms from […]

Browsers and platforms

This site gets a mix of visitors; but most are technical people. Right now IE7/XP and Firefox2/XP are neck and neck. What is interesting is that IE7/Vista is just over 3% of traffic already. Data from Google Analytics

Slow blogging

I spend a few days catching up on posting video to my family and home blog instead 😉 No posts for a week or two.

LinkedIn – another corporate barometer

I’ve blogged about LinkedIn many times in the past couple of years. One thing that never fails is using LinkedIn to track the internal barometer of an organisation. It can even be used to track an individuals thoughts about a place. A simple example. Let’s say that you see a connection who has been somewhat […]

Deja vu.. or the 48 hour Friday

Get up at 0400 Friday; final glance at email, get ready, check out and head to Changi Airport in Singapore. Check in, security and a spot of shopping. Ready to board and depart ontime at 0655 local time. Fly from Singapore to Hong Kong. More security, more shopping, spend some time in the United Airlines […]

Visual Complexity

Another sidebar to the release of ZENworks Pulsar. The management console is moving from the tree-based heirarchical view of directory objects to becoming a much flatter, much more filtered task-centric view of objects. A lot of discussion took place in the last couple of years internally to get the metaphors and behaviour just right. The […]