Credit where credit is due (tax credits, that is!) Fair play to the Revenue Commissioners! They allowed 279,020 self-assessment customers to post their tax returns online - without the website crashing! Read my full post about the Revenue Commissioners and website infrastructure on the iQ Content Blog
Second Life same as real life shock! A journo from ComputerWorld chose to hang out in SecondLife for a while just to see what all the hype is about. In particular he found that the 'islands' of major corporates such as IBM and Cisco were less like Ibiza, and more like that frequented by Mr. Crusoe. Basically, they were empty and almost devoid of information or services. "If some friendly and attractive avatar at the Cisco center had approached me and said, 'Yes, sir, how may I help you?' and then had given me useful answers to my typed in questions about training, employment opportunities or products, I would have fallen out of my chair with amazement and delight." Second Life: Is There Any There There?. ComputerWorld. November 2007. Sounds eerily like the early web. I guess any business thinking of starting up in 2nd Life had better make sure they are well resourced for the job!
For our children's children. Website archiving A website archive prevents the loss of your hard-won online experience. It also preserves your site as a working model for the rest of eternity! Find out if you need a website archive, how to make one - and where to keep it. (Note, This link will take you to the iQ Content Blog).