20 Hours to Setup a Meeting, Oct 5

When I was in California in December last year for the When 2.0 conference, I had the good fortune to meet Oren Sreebny; I was introduced to him by the CalConnect people, and I’ve tracked his blog ever since. Oren gets to attend many more conferences that I, […]

Weekly Roundup of Everything, Oct 3

Team Collaboration Report CalConnect on Federated Free/Busy … CalConnect’s Roundtable meeting was hosted by Apple in Cupertino last week; federated free/busy was one of the topics discussed. The idea of free-busy aggregation is that it solves the difficult problem of seeing when people have free time in common, […]

Notes on "Web 2.0: Hype or Reality?", Sep 28

The Christchurch branch of the New Zealand Computer Society hosted a session tonight called Web 2.0: Hype or Reality, with Dan Randow of OnlineGroups.net being the lead speaker. After some of Dan’s famous exercises to cultivate social interaction, he started into the topic at hand. Agenda Setting the […]

Weekly Roundup of Everything, Sep 28

Team Collaboration Report Socialtext 2.0 … Socialtext announced the forthcoming upgrade of its enterprise wiki software. Version 2.0 includes a new home page dashboard (which lists “What’s New” (recent changes), watchlist, and your workspaces), a shared whiteboard, a revised user interface, tagging of pages (along with tag suggestions), […]

Weekly Roundup of Everything, Sep 22

The “Weekly Roundup”, Friday edition … Team Collaboration Report GWAVA Reveal 1.5 … GWAVA released Version 1.5 of Reveal, a third-party tool for Novell GroupWise. Enables the investigation of email account usage by authorized executives and administrators, to permit analysis for policy breaches. Available immediately; 30 day free […]

Call Recorder for Skype, Wow!

I was speaking with Bruce Elgort a couple of weeks back, and mentioned that I needed a way of recording Skype calls. I had just downloaded and installed Audio Hijack Pro, and he said, “No, don’t use that … try out Call Recorder for Skype instead” (he’s very […]

Landscaping, Sep 19

After two and a half years of being in our new house, I finally pushed go on patios and pathways. They are not dry yet, but are lookin’ great. Many thanks to the amazing team at Amazing Concrete Services Ltd for their diligent and expert work. Here’s some […]