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Argh *&@^% Spam!

Argh *&@^% Spam!

June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s an article over at “Smashing Magazine” about preventing spam by hiding your email address. You can check out the full article here. I’ve had an email address visible on this blog for a while just to see what would happen and…. nothing. No Spam. Nada. I’ve encrypted it now all the same, but I […] … Read Article »

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Most popular things of 2006

Most popular things of 2006

June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

The following are a list of the most popular popular things this year (according to the limited stats I have at the moment) πŸ˜‰ Most Popular posts: Improving Outlook with a Custom Dashboard Managing Tasks In Outlook Grocery Shopping Hack GTD With a Pocket PC Getting Things Done In Thunderbird Managing Web Projects #6 – […] … Read Article »

Project Management

Managing Web Projects #11 – The Change Request Form

Managing Web Projects #11 – The Change Request Form

June 11, 2006 by Katy Whitton

So, you’ve tested the site and are approaching the sign-off phase but before you can jump the last hurdle the client turns around to you and says, “Well actually, I’d like it to do….” You check back through your Technical Requirements Specification and lo and behold, what’s been asked of you was never in the […] … Read Article »

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Windows Vista Delayed…. 18,000 years

Windows Vista Delayed…. 18,000 years

June 11, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Hmmm, not sure I can wait that long! Found via the Register. I mean, I know there are a few “issues” but really? Looks like I’ll be installing Ubuntu afterall. … Read Article »

Productivity

GTD Revisited

GTD Revisited

June 11, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Frank Meeuwsen of “What’s the next action” has emailed fellow GTD bloggers and asked them to help him celebrate his blog’s second birthday by revisiting their GTD practices. In a recent podcast at 43Folders, David Allen says that it can take up to 2 years to get into the “swing” of GTD. So what better […] … Read Article »

Project Management

Managing Web Projects #10 – Testing the Product

Managing Web Projects #10 – Testing the Product

June 10, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Testing is the most important part of the whole web production process. I don’t care what anybody else tells you – listen to me, not them! At a company I once worked for (who shall remain nameless for obvious reasons!), we released a rather large website update. In normal circumstances our procedures were excellent (well, […] … Read Article »

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Google in YouTube buyout – Yawn!

Google in YouTube buyout – Yawn!

June 10, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s enough talk about Google buying YouTube at the moment so I won’t clog the blogosphere further. Except to comment that if they were considering buying YouTube (which they would have been for a while now), why the heck bother with Google Video in the first place? Oh, hang on, I remember when I first […] … Read Article »