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I Fail, Carry on

Carly Fiorina’s departure (resignation/firing) has been covered everywhere today, such as here, here and here. Dan Gillmor is one of the first to show his disgust at the $21m pay-off. Rather aptly I worked out…


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The future of search rides on relevance

CNET covers the Cyberposium event about search, concluding that its future relies on relevance. This much we know. The key point is that the challenge here is not a technical one. "(Personalization) isn’t an area…


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Jib Jab v2

Some entertainment from Jib Jab (for those who haven’t seen it yet) to counteract Black Monday.


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Bloglet and MessageCast

You can now sign up to receive posts from Morgan McLintic on PR via email using this great bookmarklet from Bloglet. I’ve also enabled those with MSN Messenger and Jabber to get them straight into…


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iPod Shuffle already flying off the shelves

Looks like the new iPod Shuffle is already in short supply, with a four-week backlog, just seven days after launch. As a Mac user and technology marketer this product baffles me: Creating a low-end product…


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Voice recognition is xenophobic

Voice recognition is now commonplace in customer service centers. Whether it be booking movie tickets, checking your bank balance, organizing flights or getting technical support, more often than not you get to talk to a…


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Email overload

One of the increasing challenges communicators face is email overload. I don’t mean spam, I mean legitimate email correspondence. Email which nominally should be read, considered and actioned. Once you start getting over 300 emails…


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IM

Our use of Instant Messaging now seems to be maturing. It’s much less used to chat and much more used for its intent – the swift communication of detail. This is a good thing from…


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Firefox – update

While Firefox may not handle Bookmark importing and exporting well, here’s a great little app which does the job niceIy, imaginatively called Safari Bookmark Exporter – thanks to Joshua Ourisman for this tip.


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Firefox

I’m a big fan of Open Source development, and so have closely followed the launch of Firefox 1.0. As a Mac user, I’ve already been saved from the security loopholes inherent in Internet Explorer, but…