2011/03 Mike Monteiro – F*ck You. Pay Me

2011/03 Mike Monteiro – F*ck You. Pay Me

This classic talk was mentioned a lot at WordCamp Sydney 2012.  Profanities aside it contains invaluable information on getting out of tight business situations by having a good contract in place. 2011/03 Mike Monteiro | F*ck You. Pay Me. from San Francisco Creative...
Bing Hits the Accelerator in its Quest to Compete with Google

Bing Hits the Accelerator in its Quest to Compete with Google

The last month and a half has been busy, busy, busy for Microsoft’s search engine Bing. The quest to grab some of Google’s loyal user base has been given serious gas since the 11th of May when the updates began to roll out. But will they really make any difference?...
15 Stats about the Billion Dollar Instagram App

15 Stats about the Billion Dollar Instagram App

If, like the rest of us, you’re on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ you’ll have noticed that on the 12th of April social media and news websites across the world exploded with the news that Facebook bought Instagram for the sum of 1 billion dollars in cash and stock....
Working at Google: Is it really that Cool?

Working at Google: Is it really that Cool?

There’s a couple of things that shoot straight into my mind when I hear the word ”Google”. Naturally the first is the home page. Like a lot of you I use it probably 20-30 times a day and have been doing so for a far back as I can remember.  The image of that home page...
Google Majel to Outperform Apple Siri

Google Majel to Outperform Apple Siri

Named after Star Trek creator Jean Roddenberry’s wife Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, the legendary voice of the Star Trek “computer” system, it looks like Google’s new voice recognition system “Majel” will be pushed back to Q4 of 2012. Apple’s Siri has been gaining a lot...
Google Project Glass

Google Project Glass

Google’s new Project Glass concept is causing a stir in the tech world. Developed by the secretive Google X team, Google’s co-founder Sergey Brin was spotted at a recent event wearing the new prototype augmented reality specs. Using technology already available in...