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HTML5 – the confusion of the web

Tweet I’ve been in the online industry for over 17 years, during much of that time I’ve been a ‘hack’ developer. I recall my earliest days of HTML, which I chose to learn after refusing to learn HyperCard – something about HTML felt so right. I’ve always felt HTML had more potential than we ever [...]

Timer Remote for Sony a55 (intervalometer)

Tweet I bought a Sony a55 a while back and really couldn’t be happier. It’s a great camera and I’m taking some great shots with it. You can check out some of my shots here on flickr or But one thing bugged me – I can’t tether it to my laptop to do remote [...]

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Stop Motion & Time Lapse

Your camera can do so much more than simply take static shots … what happens when you take a moment, and shoot multiple static shots of a slowly moving subject? Mr K explores Stop Motion & Time Lapse photography

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Some jQuery basics

I’ve been playing more and more with jQuery and remember some of the early things that tripped me up, so I thought I’d share a few simple jQuery things with you.

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CSS Analog Clock – your turn

Is it possible to create an entire animate analog clock using nothing but CSS (& a little jQuery to simply update the CSS?) … lets take a look and find out

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Google Maps V3 – distanceFrom()

Google Maps API v3 is awesome, but missing some of key functions that were in Google Maps API v2 that made it super easy to do some things. This post shows you how to quickly add that missing functionality back in.

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Topgun quadracentifiable seo challenge

Does New Zealand need and SEO challange? Is quadracentifiable the word to change the face of NZ SEO forever?

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WordPress for worship teams

Keep your worship team organised with an online collection of music, song sheets, MP3′s, lyrics and much more. Using Wordpress can streamline and simplify the ordeal of organising music for a Sunday morning worship service.

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Great resources for churches online

Fantastic collection of resources for people involved in God’s ministry online, from web designers, creative techs and pastors – there is something here for you.

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StickyBits – barcode scanning

Tweet Mobile barcodes are quickly gaining momentum – they’ve been around for years, I’ve tinkered with 2D and MS Colour Tags for years. It’s really only been in the past 3 or so months here in NZ that 2D barcodes are starting to gain movement. Of course in the USA we have Google rolling out [...]

How to deactivate Google Buzz

Tweet Hot on the heels of my post on How to activate Google Buzz I bring you a quick post on how to deactivate Google Buzz. You might have noticed there is a lot of noise in Google Buzz and people are now wondering how to clean up the Google Buzz in their Gmail Inbox. [...]

Stupidity reigns

Tweet I’m going to get flamed for this, but okay … !! I just read a tweet from two of the more respected “guru’s” of the ‘open web’ – Chris Saad and Chris Messina RT @chrismessina: Someday asking for a site’s API will be like asking which email protocol someone uses. Interoperability FTW! well .. [...]

How to activate Google Buzz

Tweet Google Buzz, it’s all the buzz right now and as we know Google are rolling this out to all accounts as they can. There is however a quick way to get Google Buzz into your account. It all revolves around your Google Profile. Don’t have one? You’ll need one, and you need to ensure [...]

11 Awesome business tools you’ve never heard of

11 tools to help reshape how you do business online today

Elgato eyeTV in New Zealand

Tweet The world is moving, analog TV is on it’s death bed and digital TV is streaming into the world at faster speeds, higher rates, better quality. At home we have a dodgy 21″ CRT tv we bought brand new for $250 – yeap big spenders. It’s not ready for the digital world – sadly [...]