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BarCamp Africa


Last Saturday I attended BarCamp Africa, an event hosted at the Google Campus in Mountain View. BarCamp Africa brought people, institutions and enterprises interested in Africa - as a topic, an opportunity, or a place of action - together in one...
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Haiku Poet


My blogging life touched a new low today. Or high, depending on your taste in literature. I am honored to be a published poet - using both words 'published' and 'poet' loosely. Very loosely....
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Sharing With SnapPages


Released awhile ago, SnapPages is a flash powered interface that allows you to share your hobbies/interests, organize schedules, and socialize with friends. They have three applications currently, including: Friends Manager, Calendar Manager, and...
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An open letter to CRM software start-ups...


Curiously, I had three companies contact me this week about CRM software they were launching. One part of me wants to applaud anyone who has the gumption to invest their time and money in developing software, the other, my independent CRM consultant...
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Embed YouTube Videos in WideScreen Format


Google has added some new options in YouTube that makes it easy for you to embed YouTube videos that are available in Widescreen 16:9 format. You can access these new options by clicking the customize icon next to the embed code as in the...
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An Application Marketplace Architecture


Recently I've been thinking about the increasing attention being paid to application marketplaces. My current conclusion is that there is a strong linkage between application marketplaces and the 4 forces of long tail software I described in my...
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