Category Archives: Cool sites

Key blogs about innovation, media & biz online

When it comes to news about internet startups, web trends and innovations, blogs are a way better source than traditional media. If you want to know what’s happening on the web, there are some key blogs that should form part of your daily reading. Most serious online fundis use at least 2 or 3 of […]

What Works (And What Doesn’t) on the Mobile Web, by Webmonkey

Webmonkey by Wired has a special place in my heart. It was my one-stop dev resource when I used to be a coder, working in London at beeb.com in the late 90s. It’s a site that’s been around for ages. In fact, if it was entirely possible for a website to be older than the […]

Now this is cool: visualcomplexity.com

Came across this site while putting a presentation on networking and social media together. It’s great retina candy that will get the neurons in your grey matter firing. Visualisations are something I’ve always been particularly interested in due to the insights they often give you. We’ve done a few simple visualisations around M&G Online’s swarm, […]

TechCrunch, Mashable, Techmeme & Wired sends the linklove

I’ve been watching my servers groan and moan as my blog has been featured on the homepages of Techcrunch, Mashable, and Techmeme today — all sites that I am a big fan of and I read regularly. My favourite magazine Wired, then also blogged about it here. They are linking to the post I wrote […]

Digg's new Arc is serious eye candy

Just noticed this latest widget from Digg, called the Arc. It’s a graphic representation, like their swarm, stack and BigSpy, of who is selecting what stories on Digg. Stories arrange themselves around a circle as users digg them. Stories with more diggs make thicker arcs. They also offer the Arc as a screensaver (clever). These […]

Rugby hell!!!

This is funny. The New Zealand version of the well-known online Rugby Site, “Rugby Heaven” has changed its name to “Rugby Hell”. I guess that is what they are going through at the moment. Like most of the world I couldn’t believe they fluffed it and I was glad it was not us. It must […]