About Dose coffee. 29 Victory Ave, Concord West. With its air conditioner, the little iPod Nano and speaker system playing tunes, and the variety of furniture this seems a good spot to pass some time, or take in some of the food that’s on offer. Sadly, I’m here only long enough to order a takeaway […]
Social Proof: A Tool for Determining Authority – a librarian discusses how it might be possible to apply offline methods for determining trust in a source to websites and other online phenomena. With bibliography!
[ /ben/ ] Luke Stevens writes a tidy article summarising the public data-driven vs designer-driven design debate and adds his own, well considered, opinion.
NYT article on Twitter says many things that have been said before, but hey, it’s the New York Times, so it might be useful to reference in a corporate report.
30 Days to Become a Freelancer. If you’re used to blog posts with small amounts of content and lots of padding, this will surprise you at the richness of content and how much there is to apply.
Beanhunter – Kafenio – are using (with permission) a photo I took to illustrate a cafe review. Another cafe review format, and more to learn on how to talk about cafes.
A friend asked me about my response to this blog post – I Love You But I Don’t Care About Your Status Updates. In it, Mark Sayers talks about the influx of “junk information” about the lives of other people that has been inflicted upon us by sites like twitter and facebook. Have a read […]
Toby’s estate coffee. 732 Harris St, Ultimo. Seems to be the haunt of a lot of ABC staff – it’s only a few doors up the road from the ABC Ultimo Centre. Very crowded, but with the vibe that I’ve seen a lot in Toby’s places. Cheerful staff, lively piped music and a range of […]
[ silkcharm ] Can a pay-for-news-websites approach work to save the newspaper model, or is this another effort that’s hostile to users and will drive people away? Ever thoughtful commentary and ideas from Laurel: Pay for News vs Save The Media.
In case you’re wondering what I’m up to at college, here’s an update. This was the scene last week when I was preparing for college after mid-semester break. The espresso is a decaf one, the frittata was delicious, and in the bottom left of the page you can see my attempts at translation. A long […]