Category: technology

  • Project Launch – Mazda CX-7 Pre-Order

    My team have just launched site to enable pre-ordering of the new Mazda CX-7 . Its written in .Net 2.0 and integrated into a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.

  • Describing web 2.0

    to paraphrase former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, who wrote that he couldn’t describe pornography but knew it when he saw it, it may not be possible to fully describe Web 2.0, but you will know it when you see it. see Web 2.0 and New Approaches to Software for full article.

  • Project Launch – Essent Trading

    My team have just launched site for Essent Trading . Its written in Java and uses an open source CMS called incendiary blue.

  • The great AJAX tools race

    The update of Ajax continues with more and more companies offering tool and support.  Last week it was IBM’s turn to roll out new enhancements to the Eclipse Foundations Ajax Technology Framework (ATF) and also unveil a new on-line resource centre.  Support coming form all the large corporations definitely help the developers, but, the tools…

  • .mobi

    A client asked me about .mobi, so here is a brief introduction. The .mobi is a top-level domain and was first introduced in 2005; however it has only recently been available for registration. It has been sponsored by companies including Google, Microsoft, Nokia and a number of other phone manufacturers. Its intended use is for…

  • The wisdom of crowds

    highly recommend reading this book, It is well written in an easy to follow prose, which builds throughout its chapters on the information it wishes to divulge.  Within the book you will be greeted with many examples of why the thoughts of many are better than one and i challenge you not to put its…

  • A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

    What a great book. I read this recently whist on holiday in cyprus and even though i have kids could not put it down; which proved difficult at bath times. It’s so well written and the story is so original you can’t help but read, I very much liked the interludes regarding the evolution of…

  • At last a linux distro that works

    ubuntu, is great, I have tried many distros with my laptop, but they never work out the wifi, network and screen resolution. Ubuntu worked first time. The install was easy and the UI is great. visit Ubuntu to get your copy.

  • Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World

    Over the last few years I had attended a few talks by  Jonathan schwartz the CEO of sun, all were excellent and in reading his blog i noticed the recommendation for this book.  It is an excellent read giving great insight into how the world came to have standadised (well nearly) elecricity and lighting. If…