Work

Update to TwitEye – feeding you good ideas

Yesterday I made some design tweaks and added some new features to TwitEye, the little web app I launched a couple of months ago. TwitEye streams ideas for new applications and services based on questions asked by Twitter users, so, for example, “is there a service that lets me translate news feeds into different languages?”…. | Read on »

It’s Alive! TwitEye.com

Last night I put up the first version of TwitEye; it’s a simple service that gives ideas for new apps, plugins or services based on questions being asked by the people on Twitter. My first impressions are that at the moment, there are lots of ideas for iPhone apps coming through. If you’re looking for… | Read on »

Getting Your Head Around Marketing

Image via Wikipedia Running in the opposite direction to the usual approaches to Intellectual Property protection, Damien is giving away copies of his Online Marketing Documentation for free. I was emailed a copy this morning, and its well worth a read if you’re interested in figuring out how to get your business talking to  (and… | Read on »

Mobile Internet & Camera Usage – A Survey (Part 2 of 2)

This is the second part of the results of a survey I carried out on the use of mobile phone camera & Internet usage. This part looks at how people use the Internet  on their mobile phone. The first part of the findings look at mobile phone camera usage and profiles survey respondents. How do… | Read on »

The year that was. The year that will be.

Image by Arbel Egger via Flickr I’ve seen lots of posts reviewing the past year, and predicting what’s likely to happen in the coming year. So I’m jumping on the bandwagon. For me, 2008 saw a lot of changes, mainly related to work. I reached a big milestone when Ambient Age hit its first birthday… | Read on »

Have 2 minutes for a quick survey?

UPDATE: The survey is now closed with 151 responses (waaaay higher than I had expected!). Thanks to everyone who took the time to fill it in – it’s a great help. I will be publishing the results here soon, so if you’re interested you can subscribe to the RSS for the blog. Thanks again everyone!… | Read on »

Some Start-up Problems

In the last month or so I’ve seen two blog posts which have led to very worthwhile discussions around start-up businesses. Combined, these posts highlight the problems facing people thinking about starting Irish web-based business, or existing web-based start-ups. On Pat Phelan’s blog, the question asked was How can we foster start-ups and innovation in Ireland… | Read on »

hmmm…new & shiny website

I decided the old version of the site wasn’t working anymore, so I’ve cleaned it up and you’re looking at the result. There were a number of problems with the old one, such as too much of the screen being taken up things that weren’t content. Because the original site was designed before the blog… | Read on »