Monthly Archives: May 2009

The trouble with Twitter

For those of you, like me, who simultaneously loathe and love Twitter, you’ll love this clip. It was sent to me by friend of mine and fellow Capetonian Rob Broster who is of the former camp, without much of the latter. Oh and feel free to follow me on www.twitter.com/matthewbuckland 😉 (PS: Apologies for the […]

A vision of 2019: Interface eye candy

It’s a vision of the future from Microsoft Office Labs. If you’re into interfaces and devices — and how they may look in the future, you’ll love the video below: (You can watch a crisper version too)

Oh come on, children!

I think the country deserves better than the rubbish and low-brow politics we’ve been dished up over the past few days. We’re used to imbecilic statements from the ANC Youth League, but this time they’ve exceeded even their own rock-bottom standards. The Youth League’s vitriolic attack on the opposition leader was inexcusable. But also inexcusable […]

The future of mobile computing

I love these images.* It’s a tale of what our future may look like. In many respects it’s happening now, albeit in a crude form, via apps available for the JesusPhone like Locly, AroundMe and Snaptel. Locly and Aroundme instantly provides your phone with relevant information pertaining to your immediate location, aggregated from sources like […]

Where users are getting their information and who they trust?

Here’s a nice graph from the authoritative eMarketer. It’s a study from the US showing where users are getting their information. Interesting to see that 26% and 24% of users respectively are using social network and blog sites. Local newspapers feature highly at 63%, a slight increase from 2007, but down from 2006. Mobile media […]