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Tech Friend Friday 27 Oct

Some say that we have Friday on our minds, whilst I say, time for another Tech Friend Friday! Here’s our lot for this week, and always send through any feedback you may have to me at luke@charlie-mac.com. Weird and wonderful news articles.  This week, I found these things pop out on the interwebs: Don’t use …

Tech Friend Friday 13 Oct

Some say that Friday is the first day of the weekend, whilst I say, time for another Tech Friend Friday! Here’s our lot for this week, and always send through any feedback you may have to me at luke@charlie-mac.com. Weird and wonderful news articles.  This week, I found these pearls of wisdom: Queensland Government refreshes …

Whitelines review

The interface between people and technology should not always be tapping on and making strange hand gestures on glass, like you would on your smartphone or tablet.   We are always on the lookout for ways in which people and technology can get closer.  All too often we have to adapt our ways to suit the …

Tech Friend Friday 29 Sep

Welcome to our second Tech Friend Friday and I hope you find it thought provoking, interesting and useful.  As always, we welcome your thoughts and feedback on how we can make this weekly update more relevant and useful.  So please do drop me a line at luke@charlie-mac.com with anything you may have. Interesting and mind-bending articles and news …

Public Wi-Fi brings communities together

Public Wi-Fi is a vehicle for social inclusion, bringing community together, building creative capacity and driving business growth. But even today, this vision for Public Wi-Fi rarely materialises as reality.  Decision makers often see Public Wi-Fi from a promotional point of view without being clear about being clear about their intentions for Public Wi-Fi.  We …

Fruity Friday 22 Sep

Welcome to our first Fruity Friday and I hope you find it thought provoking, interesting and useful.  As always, we welcome your thoughts and feedback on how we can make this weekly update more relevant and useful.  So please do drop me a line at luke@charlie-mac.com with anything you may have. Interesting and mind-bending articles …

The joy of being idle (at work)

I recently read a book called The Problems of Work in which L Ron Hubbard described his theories on work, how it is an inherently natural part of our lives, and the problems we have imposed upon work in our attempts to squeeze out more productivity and to overly control the outcome.  For, as Hubbard puts it, …

Matching Public Wi-Fi supply and demand

Providers of Public Wi-Fi can maximise its value when it is provided in places that they may naturally congregate. Subsequently, finding where people congregate with a Wi-Fi enabled device is important for deciding upon the location of Public Wi-Fi Access Points.  This article describes our method in detail on how these locations may be determined, …

User Acceptance Testing using VSTS

A few months ago, we were brought in to test a complex corporate application with the view to verify outstanding issues and provide stability by applying test methodology and process. At the time we did a lot of research on what testing tool options were available.  We wanted something that was accessible from the internet …

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