Tag: iPhone

  • Want to start your own news empire from home?

    Image via CrunchBase Last September I wrote about the slew of audio and video publishing tools being used by ‘citizen journalists.’ I talked about their increasing availability and ease of use especially on mobile phones. These came to the fore during the US Presidential Elections, and I became aware of them first as they were…

  • AUC Create World Conference 2008

    There’s the whiff of conferences in the air right now. Monday starts the 3rd annual AUC (Apple University Consortium) Create World Conference at Griffith University in Brisbane. I’ll be working with a team of podcasters headed by Alan Carrington from the University of Adelaide. We will be gathering comment not just from presenters and performers,…

  • My Desktop Organising Hub

    Who would have thought it! After all of my experimentation with productivity apps and services … my favourite is probably still the big-hitting and awfully smart Omnifocus … I’ve come to rely more and more on my Mail application. It’s now pretty much my organising hub. How did this happen? Well, a couple of things.…

  • Back to Base

    I wrote this in my last blogpost a month ago: I’ve been using Friend Feed for a week now and find it immensely useful to track my own friends’ postings from diverse services.  Once travel proper commences this weekend, posts via any of my services wll find their way here. Kind of cheating I know…

  • Moving Postcards

    photo credit: Leo Reynolds I’m on holiday, so I’ve been playing with Animoto again today. I produced a short animated postcard on life around my place, here on a ridge in southern Queensland. It’s called Yarrawonga, which in the language of the indigenous people means ‘place of trees.’ I took the shots from the Project…

  • 3 simple elegant tools

    photo credit: WriterBarb I wrote recently about good design and some of the aesthetic principles from the philosophy of Zen, and which inform my personal preferences. I wanted to list a couple of small tools which fit the bill in terms of ease of use and elegance. I find myself calling on them constantly for…