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IDEA for hosters: corporate one-click installs

A lot of hosting companies already offer one-click installs for WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, dotProject. These are mostly content tools. They’re useful, but they cover only a part of what a corporate customer would want. I would love to see a… Continue Reading →

Idea: using a helpdesk app as an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Update Sept 2017: FreshDesk just release a new product FreshTeam that does exactly what I specified below. I recently found myself in the position of having to hire a new colleague for the first time in a long while. This… Continue Reading →

Idea: short-term unified group messaging enterprise

I was driving for 6 hours the other day and my wife was asleep, so what does one do: work out the details for a new kind of hosted communication service in my head. If you are a user of AirBNB,… Continue Reading →

Getting rid of “Google Play Services has stopped” on OnePlus

One week after complete reinstallation of my OnePlus I started getting one “Unfortunately, Google Play Services has stopped” error message after the other. I tried a lot of solutions proposed online (“clear the app cache”/Goto Privacy guard/…) but none worked. Until… Continue Reading →

Idea: email as a platform

Something has been bothering me for a while. I have a colleague that needs to post some files on a site every week, and she needs to do it via FTP. FTP is ‘geeky’ for most people. Their PC does… Continue Reading →

Fax 2.0: because fax won’t die in the internet age

In one corner of my apartment: my fixed telephone line. In another my printer/scanner/fax device. Challenge: run a wire from one to the other, every time you rearrange the furniture. Recently I investigated web fax services like eFax, WebFax, RingCentral… Continue Reading →

Idea: preview service for URL shorteners

I was using my iPhone to read my Twitter feed (Twitterrific) and Facebook and when comparing the two, I liked one thing about Facebook that Twitter/Twitterific does not have: when some one posts a URL, you get a preview icon… Continue Reading →

Wordle and famous movies

Just the other day I was reminded of the existence of Wordle (via the Music Zeitgeist project). Wordle makes an esthetically pleasing word cloud of any assembled text you throw at it. “The clouds give greater prominence to words that… Continue Reading →

Facebook tricked me into my own spam FAIL

So I decided to let Facebook check my Gmail contact list to see if I had missed some contacts (people using aliases, etc …). After carefully selecting a couple of FB friends to invite (a buddy from the army, …),… Continue Reading →

Seth’s bandwidth vs synchronicity graph: it’s a start

Seth Godin came up with a visualisation of ‘means of communication’: bandwidth vs sync(chronicity). He took a number of ‘old’ (postal mail, radio) and ‘new’ (blogs, Youtube and -of course- Twitter) technologies and ranked them on a 2D graph according… Continue Reading →

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