Far Cry 3 preview – reviewed by Fidget from fragdolls – I loved Far Cry 1 and 2 – cant wait for 3.
Assassin’s Creed 3 preview – reviewed by Cryptik from fragdolls – I have played and loved every Assassins Creed game so far – cant wait for this one!
Windows 8 and Metro Development – great explanation of Metro for Windows 8 by Damana.
Skydrive has now launched apps for Windows and Mac. We have tested the Windows one extensively and are now implementing it as a cloud backup strategy for small home users.
Australia’s Labor government is about to start stealing money off us with a Carbon Tax – explained away by insisting that global warming is caused by human emitted CO2. The video here shows the fallacy of this “science”.
Social Media Links
Social Media use is on the rise on a massive way. Companies and businesses are still learning if and how to get involved. Here are a number of great articles.
Dion Hinchcliffe writes an excellent article titled Should companies drive their traffic to Facebook?
I wish this social media course run by Laurel Papworth was coming to Brisbane. Sydney people go and learn!
26 Tips for Integrating Social Media Activities – lots of good info here. Worth a read.
5 Ways to tell if Pinterest is right for your business. We have started using Pinterest; watch for our boards to grow and expand as we learn more about this cool new tool.
Facebook Adds Admin Roles – a good explanation of the role settings and use.
Sort of like liquorice all-sorts – only not.
I got nominated as a Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 expert. This might prompt me to write some articles here in the future about the difficulties in establishing Enterprise 2.0 ideas in small and large business. Watch this space! Thanks John for that!
A Remote Executive Assistant, is an intelligent graduate that operates from a Knowledge centre in India that completes any work you send for them. You send instructions to your assistant at the end of your working day, these are processed when you are asleep. When you wake up you find all the work completed and in your inbox. Your assistant can handle all the back office work, spreadsheet analysis, Power Point presentations, and more. What a time saver!
There is a hilarous account of how AJ Jacobs, an editor for Esquire magazine, outsourced his life to the extreme. He even tried arguing with his wife remotely! I laughed out loud at his tale of how Honey, Asha, Sunder, Vivek and Mr. Naveen processed the tasks he assigned to them. Make sure you read the whole three pages.
World of Warcraft fans got really into the spirit of things at the 2007 Blizzcon event
BlizzCon 2007's costume contest was among the most interesting events.
From the impressively intricate to the strangely disturbing, fans of
Blizzard's World of Warcraft MMORPG flaunted some wild costumes.
Some amazing costumes!