Second Skin – film about Virtual Worlds

September 18, 2009

Intro Those who’ve met me know I can bore for England on Second Life – e.g. people laugh when they hear my SL avatar is called Tandoorichicken Masala. You might have seen this summary of virtual world-related posts (on this blog) I put together recently. I really should check out some other virtual worlds, but […]

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Presentation: Social Media for Accountants

September 17, 2009

Mega quick post (that I may well update) to capture any comments you goodly people might have about this preso. The story is that I have been invited to speak at the DFK UK & Ireland Annual Conference on the 2 October at the Marine Hotel in Troon (www.barcelo-hotels.co.uk/marine-hotel/) This is my draft presentation to […]

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Getting the north east trading online – your input, please

September 15, 2009

Introduction I’ve been invited to take part in a roundtable event by RMT – my accountants. This is an excerpt from the invite: Getting the north east trading online @ RMT Gosforth on the 24th Sept 09 The aim of the day is to discuss how we can help get more north east based business […]

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Please help Fat Frog design the SCL identify & branding

September 11, 2009

This post describes the work around the new SCL identify, and how you can get involved. Introduction I’ve asked Steve and the Gang at Fat Frog to draw up the identity for Souter Consulting. I had thought of putting the work out to Crowdspring, but that could have been a bit too hard and difficult […]

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Byte Night update #1

September 10, 2009

Umm, I’ve been seriously slack in getting myself sorted for this – mega :$ However, I’ve resolved to do a ‘multi / social media’ sleep out, basically because I need to rev myself up, and also rev up my fundraising activities, because I’m so behind schedule. So, the idea is that you join me in […]

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Cloud Computing – white papers

September 7, 2009

This is the second of three planned posts to bring together some useful introductory material around Cloud – designed to give a balanced view, and cover the upsides as well as the challenges (e.g. security): Videos (from YouTube) This one, Whitepapers (from Scribd) Presentations Because these are written works, necessarily there is more scope for […]

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Update on WP hack

September 6, 2009

Intro For those of you who follow me via my @souterconsults account, you will have seen me have a paddy on this Friday last. That’s because my WP instance got hacked. Meh :$ So, I thought it would be useful to update anyone interested with a quick run-down, as it sets the scene for any […]

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Cloud Computing – YouTube videos

September 4, 2009

Context I’m one of many who sees Cloud Computing as a major industry trend, which could be very disruptive [or then again it could all be hype ;-D]. This is the first of three planned posts to bring together some useful introductory material around Cloud – designed to give a balanced view, and cover the […]

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September 1, 2009

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Please help me raise money for Action for Children #bytenight

August 10, 2009

I’ve decided to take part in Byte Night, a rather good Tech Industry fund-raiser, probably because I’ve seen photos of Jenny Agutter in Computing each year, and think it might be a good laugh. Speak it softly, but I’m sort of looking forward to donning a whole load of technical gear, as my interest in […]

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