The Long Tail of millions of posters

The Long Tail of millions of posters

You would think that popular people with lots of friend or followers would get a lot more traffic than those small know people….. Well, that’s wrong. Bump (2012)  suggested that online content is spread through large numbers of people sharing with small groups. I guess at the heart of it, information sharing is the same … Continue reading

Perpetual Beta for music listeners

Perpetual Beta for music listeners

Firstly, welcome to the new design of my blog. After some recommendations, I am trying to change to a more professional look. There is a poll at the end so let me know if you like the new one or would prefer the old one.   “It’s a wonderful cop-out. If a tiny feature doesn’t … Continue reading

Your Digital SLR can finally talk to your smartphone

Your Digital SLR can finally talk to your smartphone

Do you consider yourself technologically savvy if you’re using your smartphone to make calls, check your email, surf the Web, manage your schedule, take photos, shoot video, listen to music, navigate via GPS, and update your Twitter and Facebook statuses? These days, this is just run of the mill stuff and not considered special. Below, … Continue reading

Using Pixlr in a Rich User way….

Using Pixlr in a Rich User way….

The original World Wide Web was a platform for accessing static content encoded in hypertext markup language. User interaction was limited to navigating links and entering data in forms. This thin-client architecture was simple and universal but severely limited the applications that could be delivered over the Internet. The data was on the server and … Continue reading

Innovating the web using kayak

Innovating the web using kayak

When talking about Web 2.0 applications on the internet, there are so many that you could never imagine coming up with something new that users think is actually valuable to their user experience. Therefore when commodity components are in abundance, value can be created by simply snapping together two or more existing services in novel … Continue reading

Crowd surfing….No I mean Crowdsourcing. Is that the same as Collective Intelligence?

Crowd surfing….No I mean Crowdsourcing. Is that the same as Collective Intelligence?

Resorting to YouTube and Wikipedia for definitions of both Crowdsourcing and Collective Intelligence, I quickly realised that I was actually using Web 2.0 applications that were utilising these techniques to understand the two definitions as both YouTube and Wikipedia are examples of Web 2.0 applications. I found watching Jeff Howe describe Crowdsourcing (BrightSightGroup, 2008) and … Continue reading

Every man & his dog has a blog!

Every man and his dog seems to have a blog page these days…..So here goes another one. I have entered this strange new world from a health profession. It is totally different….. One day I am talking kindly to one of my patients on the MRI scanner table trying to make them believe they are … Continue reading