Archive | October, 2004
Kryptonite and Why Companies need Blogs

Kryptonite and Why Companies need Blogs

Cartoonist and Creative Director, Hugh MacLeod has an interesting take on the current Kryptonite scandal which has been circulating via the Blogosphere. In case you missed it, Kryptonite make iconic bike locks. It was recently discovered that they could be very easily opened with any cheap Bic ballpoint. Over to Hugh’s scenario: DAY ONE: KRYPTONITE: […]

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Mobile Phone Origin

Mobile Phone Origin

According to the BBC (and how can you argue with them?) the phrase “mobile phone” was first used rather earlier than you’d have thought. 1985? 1980? No, actually 1945. Although “mobile” as in “Hi, I’m on my mobile” didn’t come in until 1986. —–>Follow us on Twitter too: @russellbuckley and @caaarlo

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MobileFlashing Comes True

MobileFlashing Comes True

Back on June 15th, I blogged a piece about what I called MobileFlashing I thought of a new type of cyber crime I’d share with you – MobileFlashing – as I have now called it. This will involve: * Obtaining the number of someone with a video phone. * Preferably they should be the opposite […]

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Sorry I missed your Birthday

Sorry I missed your Birthday

October 17th was the day that the web was officially born just 10 years ago. That day a company called Spry introduced a product called “Internet in a Box.” For the first time, you could trot down to a store, buy a software package, take it home and have everything you needed to connect to […]

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New idea from Malcolm “The Tipping Point” Gladwell

New idea from Malcolm “The Tipping Point” Gladwell

One of the most incisive “marketing” books in the last 10 years is Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point. It’s not really about marketing per se, but how viruses spread, including virus ideas. I won’t write any more about The Tipping Point here, other than to say if you’re reading this blog, you MUST read it […]

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