GTD #1 : Roman’s Salad Secret

Getting Things Done – GTD. It’s actually a very popular web meme, with a very popular blog attached to it (Lifehacker). I personally find it really difficult to complete, well, anything. I prefer rather to have a hundred tasks going simultaneously and...

The Myth of Free and Open Source Software

The Myth is that open source is cheaper. Many of you who read this blog will know that already – many of you won’t. The original allure of open source is undeniable. “Good quality software that can do the job of my current applications for little or...

Crime Doesn’t Pay. Or Does It?

* This article appeared on my MoneyWeb blog on the 26 July 2006 [Link]. Let me begin by saying that I have never been a victim of violent crime in 25 years of living in South Africa. A Golf I once owned did get broken into overnight. My childhood home in Johannesburg...

Dell Responds. Eventually.

Dell have started a blog. It’s called one2one – Direct Conversations With Dell. Many would argue that this move is in direct response to Jeff Jarvis‘ much publicised Dell Hell, which had a significant impact on the Dell brand, or perception thereof,...

Love Him or Hate Him?

Zinedine Zidane. Zizou. I’ve always been a huge fan. Like Adam Gilchrist and his bat, Zizou has always used his boots to do the talking. Or so it seemed. I know it’s old news now, but this nifty little pic from Splattermail had me chuckling about it: To be...