• Cape Town tweeters end the holiday in style

    Last night saw the gathering of several Cape Town “tweeters” (users of Twitter) at the Alba Lounge for some drinks and conversation about Twitter, technology and general “getting to know people” chat. A group of around 15 people joined for the evening. These are my thoughts. I find tweet-ups (and the concept) quite interesting. It’s […]

  • 5+ South African bands you may (or may not) have heard

    South Africa has a wealth of musical talent, spanning every genre imaginable. One can go out almost every night of the week and have a unique musical experience. Having been actively involved in the South African music industry for several years, I have come across a vast number of bands and solo musicians, both established […]

  • What does your Twitter web look like?

    Twitter, the revolutionary micro-blogging startup, has taken the web by storm, introducing a vast array of users to the concept of blogging, turning social media marketing strategies on their heads, and creating a new way for users to interact with one another. With it’s 140 character limit on updates (or “tweets”) the character count allows […]

  • Goodbye 2008…hello 2009

    So…2008 has up and left us, folks. Time to get used to dating with “09”. It’s always tough for the first few days, but hey, it gets easier. 🙂 2008 saw many ups and downs in the world and in each of our lives. Marriages, finishing of degrees, making friends, losing friends, economic downturns, discovering […]

  • Fail Whale spotted off the coast of Twitter

    So, I just had my first viewing (I think) of the Fail Whale. Very cool. I’ve heard plenty stories about the Twitter Fail Whale and have now seen it for myself. A rare sighting (like any whale, ofcourse) the Twitter Fail Whale arrives when Twitter’s servers are at capacity with the number of tweets passing […]

  • Custom WordPress Widget – Recent Posts

    I’ve just finished the first round of coding of a widget idea I had for my blog this afternoon. This widget is to display recent posts. Yeah, I know, a “recent posts” widget comes bundled with WordPress. This widget is different. 🙂 In a short sentence, this widget does the following: “Give me a maximum […]

  • 5+ Must-see websites for the web 2.0 chef

    I have always enjoyed cooking and food in general. I welcome to thought of experimenting with flavours and trying something new and different…but not too out there. I remember, many years ago, watching my mother pull out all kinds of recipe books from a cupboard, and scuffling through them at break-neck speeds, trying to find […]

  • Design Dosage – Daily Inspiration

    “Inspiration! Get your inspiration here! Step right up! Step right up!” Designers and developers alike are always searching the web for the latest trends in design and code. There are many websites offering tutorials, tips and commentary on the latest innovations in the web fabric. Design Dosage is a recent addition to that list. A […]

  • Blogging…now with threads!

    With the release of WordPress version 2.7 came a host of new features and details. A redesigned administration console with a vast array of new features, a range of features to streamline admin-to-user conversation and threaded comments. As I mentioned in my first post, this theme is still in testing phase. Thus, I have added […]

  • TwitterLeague – The follower count showdown

    There is a running debate amongst Twitter users regarding follower count. Some prefer to have quality over quantity, while others want as many followers as possible. If you’re part of the latter, TwitterLeague is for you.