Archive for February, 2010

Fluffy Links – Tuesday February 2nd 2010

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Haiti fundraising in Limerick via Bock. Huge effort has gone into this so far. Well done all.

Michael O’Leary is a genuinely charitable fellow. At times. Running marathons for autism.

Piaras Kelly on the Edelman Trust Barometer:

Slide twenty five caught my attention. Online search engines such as Google and free content sources such as Wikipedia are now as trusted as TV news coverage and articles in national newspapers in Ireland.

When spending on yachts is good for your company.

6 months free membership of Irish Computer Society.

Subscriptions are the future of making money online, not advertising? Lovely takedown on the mess than is pageviews = revenue.

How to record phone conversations on your iPhone. Does it work in Ireland?

A Twitter dress. All for Grammy attention.

God Hates smartarsed hipsters who mess up your hateful protests.

Another take on that infamous VHI ad:

Fluffy Links – Monday February 1st 2010

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Gathering of Twitter users to meet up with Shel Israel on Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 7:00pm Berkeley Court Hotel, Dublin.

Twebt (twitter event, blind tasting) is a wine tasting on twitter. Watched it happen on Twitter last night amongst the Irish winerati. Lovely idea. More details from Brian on it.

Already an iPad fund in the UK. Would love to see an Irish iPad app fund for educational apps.

An Irishman with an odd accent tells us how to live on no money at all.

Microsoft’s Azure pricing is off track for small-scale apps?

Good business opp. Rent your content on YouTube when there is demand and then switch to advertising model after a time.

Amazon versus the publishers. A very interesting take. Apple is more fair than Amazon? For now…

Very interesting take on domain names and jurisdictions. Kentucky trying to shut down a gambling website that hosts in the UK and registered the domain with a UK company.

Better user experience with story telling.

The Virtual Revolution, a four part series airing this week on BBC Two about how the web is changing the world.

Sabotage – longer version