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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, 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 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

Fluffy Links – Monday 27th September 2010

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Ireland Involved Awards 2010. It’s the final push for nominations, deadline is the October 1st

Web Awards 2010 tickets are on sale right now for 30 quid a pop. Be quick!

Ciara Kenny, a journalist who has just completed her MA at DCU flew out to Zambia, to live for a month in a small rural village in Eastern Zambia called Makwatata. She’s armed with a solar powered kit, laptop, DV camera and other devices, and will be blogging on the people, and on life in the local community for the next month. Take a looksee.

Qluso: an online app that allows news editors to bid for exclusive stories from freelance journalists, launched in private beta at ShowCase Conf in Belfast recently and won ‘Best Demo/Pitch’ out of 22 start-ups. Congrats. From now until the 3rd of October they’re letting journos and editors sign-up for the beta on their website to get an invitation to the beta.

Google Instant doesn’t let you search for some items. Here’s the big list so far. Imagine a search engine that ONLY allowed you search for this.

Life Coach an online comedy from folks in Galway. Hector and Tommy free, thank fuck.

Fluffy Links – Wednesday September 22nd 2010

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Win a Cully and Sully massive hamper on and don’t forget to enter your beans on toast to the Chef Factor competition.

Speaking of Food Fight. if you want your Irish Food Blog listed and want access to food producer giveaways, fill in the form.

Meanwhile a competition to win a Barry’s Tea hamper on Messy Chef.

Cork’s first street style blog.

UCC new media courses nearly full, 8 wks starting next week. Introductory and Intermediate.

Microsoft Ireland has launched the Microsoft AppChallenge, a competition to encourage Irish developers to create content for its Windows Phone Marketplace, the application store for Windows Phone 7

Exchange Dublin got a new website, woo!

Highly interesting, light therapy with light going into the ears.

Steven Johnson has a new book about generating new ideas. He’ll have a free webinar going through the tools you can use.

Mudhoney – Touch Me I’m Sick