Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

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Internet Explorer 6 Don’t hate, Educate.

Today’s browser market has become a fast paced and competitive world with focus on standards compliance, rendering and load times, and customisation. Each browser has its own unique selling points be it stability, development extensions, or just how it feels. It is not uncommon knowledge that Internet Explorer 6 is the elephant in the room and safe to say that it is a large thorn in the side of any web developer. Too often is functionality sacrificed, and layouts and functions hacked in order to satisfy this old fashioned browser.

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UsNow Film to go on general (internet) release

Us Now – the film project about the power of mass collaboration, government and the internet – will enjoy its public online launch in London on May 12th

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Morgan Stanley – Internet Trends

useful research summary from Morgan Stanley

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Boring technology can become socially interesting

Clay Shirky gave a great talk at the RSA yesterday about his book “Here comes Everybody”

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The future is what it used to be…

Notes of a Barbrook lecture : the Future is what it used to be

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Flex: a challenge to HTML presentation for online applications?

Flex provides the richness of Flash with the data processing powers of XML-based applications and is intended to pose a challenge to traditional HTML interfaces in certain areas.

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Community groups better at reaching socially excluded than formal training schemes

Public access points such as UK Online Centres has been seen as a way of reaching out to the socially excluded – do they work?

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Internet and Coffee Houses – A 350-year History

Internet cafes are the heirs of the C17th tradiution of coffee houses as centres of gossip and debate

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Web browsers no longer main clients for internet connection

Browsers no longer the main client tool for internet connection

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Skype – a ‘phone system that works?

Kazaa co-founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom have a new target: the telephone industry

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