In the past few months I have been setting up a new online forum for nurses using the amazing Jeff Atwood created Discourse. Discourse is a thoroughly modern open source online forum software on steroids. Everything about it screams five minutes from now – easy social networking
A couple of times in the last week I have heard the phrase “permanent innovation” or a close variation thereof. The intro to the new J.J. Abrams produced show ‘Almost Human’ talks about runaway technological advancement, and a podcast of BBC’s HARDTalk fe
Today’s software, whether a traditional PC, Mac, Chrome (OS) or Linux desktop application, an App for Android, iOS or other mobile platforms, or a website, almost defacto must be localized to capture any kind of sizable market share. Development projects that start off small, which is
With the Twitter IPO it is worth remembering that even Twitter is just a web page, but I think this notion applies even more to Facebook, as Twitter has pretty much morphed into a utility. I remember working on the redesign of a law firm’s social media strategy, and particularly
I recently met a physics teacher named Joel Trudeau in Montreal who, seemingly in his spare time, is also heading a great initiative at Dawson College called S.P.A.C.E. Having in my past life been the Editor of their student newspaper in the 90s , Joel really peaked my interest, so I
While anonymity was a calling card of early BBS systems and the nascent World Wide Web, today your only identity is your online identity, and perhaps crucially your businesses’ too. More traditional bricks-and-mortar/services industries have been waking up to this over the past few ye
I am a technical writer, web developer, and consultant with over 20 years experience. I have served small, medium, and up to very large clients. These include billion dollar tech companies such as Autodesk and the highest profile production houses like Moment Factory: who worked on the Super Bowl show with Madonna.