Month: November 2008

Late Nite Prototyping

(work in progress, here’s a provisional brain dump) Quick test install to demonstrate how WordPress can be used for a corporate newsroom: (Update – 3rd November 2009 – Note from the Editor: The prototype has been discontinued – but rest assured that the knowledge is still available) The main page shows all news in chronological …

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Lebenszeichen

some personal stuff about me that you don’t want to know: Two days ago I spilled hot coffee on my laptop keyboard. I feel very stupid. I am mad at myself… my only hope is that the letter m will recover. I am thinking of setting up a Donate button. I didn’t think something so …

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Reading List

A regular reader of Chiperoni.ch has suggested that I add a book list. Yesterday I stopped by at the uni library and browsed thru the marketing section. I picked up “How Customers Think” by Gerald Zaltmann. And some pages caught my eye. The 10’000 feet view. Ways to find original ideas and get out of …

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Text Snippets Circling Around

Pêle-mêle off the top of my head: Learnt yesterday: The number of English-speaking Internet users is decreasing, currently at about 35% of total number of Internet users. Shared yesterday: Who writes about African technology developments? From the list, I follow White African, Afrigadget, and sometimes Google Alert points me to IT News Africa. Photo processing …

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Hope

Post-US-election note to myself: Hope is a powerful force. My mind is jumping here, but… I’m reminded of this text snippet in a widespread and recognized book of poetry: Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. Getting up at 4 …

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