Archive for the ‘Fluffy’ Category

Fluffy Links – Friday May 14th 2010

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Doing another training course in Cork, this time with North Cork Enterprise Board on May 24th. Details.

Loving this blog. Bainser. Now I feel I need to dress up a bit more.

New blog about working overseas. Leaving Bray.

Milk 2010 – Ireland’s Gay and Lesbian Music Festival – 14 August 2010

Kerry Bicycle Festival has kick started. 13th – 22nd May
Some fun stuff inc: Bike Polo, bike short films, Nature and History cycle and a 5 course meal in with a course in 5 different venue with a cycle in between.

Some great great tips from Barry Hand on using Facebook. Are you using Facebook Insights?

Truckload of articles on the future of news.

Despise meetings going on and on and doing nothing. How to sort them from Fastcompany.

Genius. I love this animated CV from Eileen:

Fluffy Links – Wednesday May 12th 2010

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Journalist and blogger Adam Maguire puts up a list of gear that he got. Nice precedent.

Nice one. Via Jolt Online is FarmVillain.

So you can now run targeted ads in Facebook in Ireland based on which towns and cities people live in.

Prime Time has a blog. Congrats.

Ireland’s first Python conference called PyCon Ireland takes place on Sat 17th – Sun 18th July in the Dublin School of English.

eircom want Microsoft, Google et al to pay to next gen broadband infrastructure.

Interesting marketing. Using CAPTCHA as an advertising mechanism. Fill in brand name to prove you’re not a bot.

More advertising. Download iPhone apps, arrange to solve a puzzle.

(Via Jim Carroll) Hjaltalín – Traffic Music

Fluffy Links – Monday May 10th 2010

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Blog from Cathal Garvey. The other one.

Good post on Measure It! from Barry Hand.

Blogging the Humanities: arts, culture, heritage, humanities online, TCD 3 June 2010

When having no business plan is the best plan.

Building a Hybrid Organisation. Great research facilitated by Microsoft.

TED talk on designing the best TED talk.

Good post from Max Atkinson on exit polls and how they got bashed yet were right.

Ericsson boss thinks we’ll have 50 billion Internet connected devices by 2020. Not the trillion that some Ministers are saying.


Fluffy Links – Friday May 7th 2010

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Some thoughts on Online PR and working with bloggers.

Complete Car launches which is a new car consumer website by Paddy Comyn & Shane O’ Donoghue.

Slattery Communications are looking for a Community Manager for their client work. Nice to see jobs like that around.

Interesting Irish crime fiction. Requiems for the Departed contains seventeen short stories, inspired by Irish mythology. Out in June.

it@Cork are holding an IT Security Seminar on May 27th. Have a looksee.

50k to rent the front of Youtube UK for the day.

Corruption and power. How it always happens.

Ahh yes, voting.

Fluffy Links – May 4th 2010

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Stratagem has launched an Election Predictor contest allowing you to predict who will do well on Election Day in Northern Ireland.

Good post from Adrian Weckler on Twitter and breaking news.

TOSBack keeps an eye on 32 terms-of-service pages for companies/services/websites in the Irish market. Every time one of them changes, you’ll see an update there.

Via Loic, great video on lessons learned from the team that made Dropbox.

Meteor are running a “Ireland’s Social Networking King/Queen” competition. Nominate your friends.

Kurt Vonnegut graphs storytelling. Entertaining and insightful.

Tubridy Show visits the Natural History Museum and there’s Don Conroy!

Reelgood’s May Promotion.

Fluffy Links – Thursday April 29th 2010

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

A very biz type Fluffy Links today.

Congrats to Social Bits on their fantastic new site.

Irish music bloggers, IMRO and give us money for giving free publicity to the bands on our books.

Science Road Trip! As part of the buildup to the City of Science 2012, Discover Science & Engineering are looking for a number of participants who would be interested in travelling to Turin on a science communications bus. This rocks.

Into UI? Want to work in the wonderful town of Kinsale? Have a look here at this job spec.

Small business in Wicklow? Why not enter the 2010 Wicklow County Enterprise Awards. Award shows are good for exposure be you longlisted, shortlisted or a winner.

The InterTradeIreland All-island Seedcorn Business Competition 2010 is open and ITI are doing workshops around the country on how to raise equity and develop business plans to try and win the competition. First workshop is May 4th in Cork.

Leviathan are doing a UK General Election Special Thursday May 6th in the D4 Berkeley Hotel, Ballsbridge.

Got an email about this:, a new company offering Irish businesses a way to network online and create leads. Subscription service with a free trial.

Rowan Manahan hacks Ignite

They play in August in Dublin, again!

Fluffy Links – Tuesday April 27th 2010

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Online PR course by me in Dublin on May 4th.

New blog. Confused of Cork.

M.I.A. vid referencing a certain terrorist org.

Colm Lyon finally blogging on the Realex site. Great start too. Worth subscribing to.

And another new blog: The Evening Herault

Interesting concept. Spendometer.

Via Jim C New album out, Between Two Waves.

This Like Button tech shows how much data you’re giving away.

Alan Kelly MEP twitter account hacked or? Guerrilla Tagging Session. Needs more Trainspotting running down streets being chased by rentacops.

Fluffy Links – Monday April 26th 2010

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Eolai goes deep on how he sells paintings online. Take note everyone, not just fellow creators.

Great list of hotels in Dublin with free Wifi in meeting spaces.

Bizcamp Limerick is May 8th. Sign up?

Free office, power, net for a startup.

Google employees publicly shut their accounts on Facebook. The latest Facebook announcements are turning FB into the juggernaut and Google into an entity to get out of the way. Pram toys, meet floor.

Meanwhile Google Streetview also scans your WiFi network.

Is innovation nature or nurture?

Using the startup process to change disaster relief.

ITV shows a Facebook commentor calling David Cameron a first class cunt. Ooops.

“Origin Of Love” by John Cameron Mitchell, live

Fluffy Links – Thursday April 22nd 2010

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Plug! My Online PR course is on May 4th in Camden Court Hotel. Places are available still.

RENT in LIT this Sunday. You may know someone familiar in it.

Love this video summary of the Blog Awards by some of the Brazilian lads.

Glad to report about 60 people have signed up to come along to Measure it! in the Odeon on May 5th. Free event to get the PR/Social Media/Webby/Marketing industries to mix it up with each other and exchange some insights.

Julian video interviews Bill Leigon.

Gardai take away the laptop of a Fianna Fáil councillor. Meanwhile a local paper covers allegations made about said councillor.

Web Analytics 101. Amazing and in-depth post on web analytics. A must read, a must print. from Microsoft and Facebook looks to be interesting.

Old Sufjan Stevens concert with nice string arrangements. Come back Sufjan, we want good music.

DSPCA appeal video (tough images)

Fluffy Links – Wednesday April 21st 2010

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Will McInnes is giving a one day workshop in July in Dublin on social media. He’s the real deal and the best around.

Kev from Fenn’s Quay is doing wine tasting videos. A german wine to start with.

F3 Fundit, a new competition for the next top startup. Nice prize and low entry fee of €120. – check how much you’re spending on mobile costs.

Bray Jazz Club, I mean festival. Grreat.

Four Lions Trailer

Tribute to PowerPoint

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