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A crowdsourced web. Doesn’t sound too new does it? How about a collaborative crowdsourced web? Is there a service that makes this possible?

Imagine a web service where you can collaborate with a whole social network always there to help you solve your problem.

Evly.com aims to provide a service such as this, and it is launching Monday 22 November.

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If you are involved in tech in Africa and South Africa in any way or form, bookmark the dates of 8 and 9 November 2010.

gSouth Africa will be hosted in Cape Town this year and exciting things await.

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BUT BE SMART ABOUT IT.

Right, now that I have your attention, let me make a semi controversial statement: If your real name – your identity -  is used by you online for the important things, it should be harder for someone to use your identity to impersonate you.

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Today is 8 Sept 2010 – 08/09/10 for everybody except you guys in the USA – and I bring you our weekly roundup!

Today the topic is TWITTER, and how to get a lot of twitter followers quickly, and why I think doing that is a bad idea.

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Akamai has released their quarterly Internet Analysis Document, named “State of the Internet.” It is a 32 page document that goes in depth into the, well… state of the internet today.

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I thought I’d regale you with a tale of three hours spent sorting out a client’s home network.

One of the techs was sick this week, so I inherited this callout. I have been to this client before, and his printing has been an issue before – more on that later on. continue reading…

SaGeek RecommendedThe Internet is a marvelous resource. You can learn about almost anything.  Today I am going to focus two interesting resources that are available for free, and gives you the opportunity to broaden your horizons.

Today, you can listen to talks by some of the brightest minds, some of the greatest achievers of our time talking about some of the most interesting subjects. You can also listen to any of a myriad of pod-casts or live chat shows that are available on the Internet to learn about a subject, or just hear someone more knowledgeable than you talk about something they know about.

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RadioEarlier this week I blogged about the lack of Linux support for the radio streaming services offered by Antfarm. As part of my effort to find out as much information regarding the service as I could, I mailed Antfarm to engage them regarding my concerns. They responded, and an interesting development followed.

Below is a brief transcript of the mails, and how you can help make this service better for Linux users in South Africa.

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DENIEDWhile on #floss.pro in IRC Friday one of the channel members suggested I do a review of South African Radio Streaming services. I decided it was a smashing idea.

Why no review then?

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SaGeek RecommendedSocial Networking is the wave of now. You have Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, FriendConnect and Floss.pro to name but a few. They have become an important business tool, from connecting to your clients or as an increasingly important marketing tool. It only stands to reason that software developers out there will be making applications to use these networking tools. I will be looking at four of them.

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