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Fluffy Links – Tuesday October 26th

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

So far in 2010 it’s been stop and go and stop stop stop for blog posts here on this website. November is going to be insanely busy with me for work so the blog is going to become very quiet. Just so you know!

Unboxing is a big thing in tech review circles now. Buy something and then film it as you unbox it. This is the first recording of a modern unboxing.

Check out the LinkedIn of the Panos fella from The Apprentice. You can find a LOT more of the Apprentices on Twitter too and you’ll get a good idea of who wins it 🙂

This is fairly shocking but unsurprising. Use open WiFi, log into sites others have logged in to with ease with Firesheep.

Good hiring advice here.

Museum for rescued letters. Love it.

Lady GaGa and her little monsters can be strong poltical lobbyists.

If you’ve read Zero History by William Gibson, out just a few weeks you’ll have read about the flying penguin drones. I’m stunned that they exist and are out a while:

Fluffy Links – Monday 25th of October 2010

Monday, October 25th, 2010

New Irish language blog by cailíní deasa for cailíní deasa and it’s called … Cailín Deas.

Science Week which is on 7-14 November this year. Now with web comics!

One4all now have an iPhone app. See on your phone where you can spend your vouchers.

These sunglasses are either super cool or super fool.

Apple have just approved the ‘World Edition’ of Grab Radio. Grab Radio now has over 40,000 stations on board with up to 40% ( 30% on the first release) now streaming with metadata to enable Grabbing and Tagging of music and shows all round the globe.

Sticking with the music theme. Tastebuds.fm is a brand new website that matches single people based on their music tastes. Created by two musicians (one from Cambridge, UK and another from Co. Offaly). Phil Collins, bringing people with bland tastes together since 2010.

Nice FOI web app. Irish version is deffo wanted.

Time lapse footage of the making of the covers for Bill Coleman’s new record ‘You Can’t Buy Back Your Life’. The music is snippets of songs that appear on the album.

This is how the 2010 Realex Payments Web Awards went down:

Fluffy Links – Monday October 11th 2010

Monday, October 11th, 2010

NAMAland is an augmented reality app which lets you see properties in Dublin owned by NAMA through an iPhone or Android phone.

For all of those people that go from Cork to Dublin a lot. Airport codes on a t-shirt.

Claiming our Future. Saturday, 30th October

It offers a chance for people, trade unions, community organisations, environmental groups and other civil society organisations to not just talk about a better way – but to take new inspiring steps


Mini-docu on work desks that people have. I’d watch another 20 minutes on this.

October 28th, 2010: Life Skills Workshop For Deaf Teenagers.

What we can learn from procrastination.

Mad Men, books mentioned or seen in the show.

Vid of Paul Delaney who designed a bottle for: Your City, Your Heineken… Cork has a wall painted on Oliver Plunkett Street with the bottle design.

Fluffy Links – Friday October 8th 2010

Friday, October 8th, 2010

iPads and photos.

Book iPad cover. Book book.

Love this. Always recording video camera that sits on your ear, looking where you look.

Storyful, The Journal, Broadsheet.ie and now we have Newswhip. Cage match. G’wan.

Art and community. Nice simple idea in New York.

What does the Like button on your website mean? Stats from Facebook.

UCC media recruitment evening. Recruitment Night for Campus Radio, UCC Express and Motley. 13th Oct

Got to visit Grianan of Aileach yesterday before heading to Derry Airport via the Bogside.

Full day on social media in Limerick on October 14th

Friday, October 8th, 2010

€40 for Limerick City Enterprise Board members. €150 for everyone else. You can book it here.

Limerick City Enterprise Board asked me to give you a heads up on the above course that’s on next week. As a member you get the course at a massive discount. Check out the other courses (not done by me) on SEO and LinkedIn too which also come with a big discount.

Fluffy Links – Tuesday October 5th 2010

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Oi foodies. EnglishMum has an Autumn bakeoff competition.

8 Ways to Sell More Stuff. IIA conference on October 7th on how to sell well online. Includes talk on underwear.

Cybercom want to educate graduates and help them get a break in digital. The programme is called Cybercom Exchange.

Wine wine wine! New online wine retailer. The Corkscrew.

Nixon came to Ireland when President. Did you know that? Radio doc on it.

Wicklow TV has now officially launched.

explosions in the sky – Memorial

Gil Scott-Heron “New York Is Killing Me” Chris Cunningham Remix

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

From MoMA

Mulley in Donegal next week

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Mediabox have booked me to do a “social media” seminar in Donegal on Thursday. And it’ll be with a castle in the backdrop. Glenveagh National Park’s Visitor Centre is where it takes places. Well done to Joanne and crew for putting together the seminar and charging people sfa for it too. Seminar and lunch is €65 and a tour of the castle.

And of course I’ll have to try the food at Harry’s.

Fluffy Links – Wednesday September 29th 2010

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Best of luck to all behind the launch of eMobile.ie today. Purple is in fashion I’m told.

Web Awards short lists are out. Tickets on sale too. About two weeks left to get em.

McCambridges in Galway now are a-blogging. Was nice to meet them on a course a while back.

Love this post about Mary Coughlan from Twenty.

Avid filmmaker? 7up MOFILM Filmmaker Meet Up 1830-2030 Drinks, Networking & Irish TV Ad Competition in Dublin on Thursday.

Nixon McInnes measures workplace happiness in an interesting way.

Twitter and the Golden Ratio. Love it.

Been years since I watched Avalon

like a stone into water

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Been reading Zero History by William Gibson. This quote on page 179 made me want to share it:

She watched as he sank instantly into whatever it was he that he did on the Net, like a stone into water. He was elsewhere, the way people were before their screens, his expression that of someone piloting something, looking into a middle distance that had nothing to do with geography