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Don't Put Your Number On Facebook!

Really? And now an idiot gave your contact details to the world.

…and sommer post it on Facebook you idiot.

And better still, if I create a Facebook group, which is public, and the sidebar helpfully notes “PRIVACY TYPE: OPEN: ALL CONTENT IS PUBLIC”, why not post it there!

Yes! The world’s cold-calling-e-marketing-porno-sms-sending-that-costs-you-five-bucks-to-unsubscribe will LOVE you, and your stupidity.

Guess what I did this morning…

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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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InterviewsWhen you think of SEACOM you think “The company that brought broadband to South Africa.” You think corporate giant. You expect a stiff and businesslike environment where there is very little time for play. Sure they work hard on their public image, but who doesn’t? The largest Internet Cable in Africa has to be run by suits, you think, and then Aidan Baigrie greets you in reception with breakfast bowl in hand…

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Right. I skipped the mid-morning session, and now we are online again. WiFi has been a bit dodge the past hour.

This session is about YouTube. Called YouTube in Business, let’s dive into the talk… continue reading…

Hey, online at the morning session for day two.

Not much new to report since the introductory session is exactly the same as was the first session yesterday. It is good for me to hear this talk again, refreshes some of the points and brings home the challenges that face Africa regarding Internet penetration.

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Post lunch session.

After a quick lunchtime tweetup we are back!

Listening to a talk on the online trends…

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Right, got me some power (until I get chased off by the organisers) and 3G dongle… back to the conference.

I missed a chunk of this session getting the previous post out, so here is what is left of this one…

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Hey Everyone.

Trying to live blog from the gSouth Africa event here in Camps Bay. Reason it is not happening LIVE live is that power is a bit of a challenge.

Currently I am in the “Chill Out and Recharge” room, getting some content online for you to read.

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Using Unity – Day 7

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(If you are jumping into this series a little late, have a read from the Introduction HERE.)

Day Seven.

I know it is late, apologies for that.

Here it is though, a partial Day Seven, and the finale to this series.

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Using Unity – Day 6

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(If you have not followed this series from the introduction you may start reading it HERE.)

Day six.

Today I will tackle one of the areas where Unity irritates me a bit: Notifying me of actionable windows/programs.

Since I have already managed to custom skin my Unity, I will go that direction and see if I can customise the notification triangles a little to make them more visible. They tend to disappear a little when the Unity Launcher has a pattern to it, like is the case with my snakeskin launcher.

Also some other thoughts as the day continues…

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