Archive of month: December 2007

Subscription sites –

I’m doing research on community-sites that have a paying subscription element as a part of our re-think for ShowMeDo. I found some nice data on ScreenCastsOnline and I figured I’d share it. Don McAllister (UK) is the voice behind ScreenCastsOnline – he provides weekly screencasts to teach viewers about Mac software and web sites. Don […]

Which sites do you subscribe (£/$) to?

We’re planning a move to a paid-subscription model inside ShowMeDo – we’d like to keep all the content freely available and start adding pro-features that enhance a user’s learning experience. Having never promoted a subscription model before I’m looking for feedback… Here’s the question – which services do you pay to subscribe to on a […]

Write-ups for £5 App and WidgetyGoodness

I’m working with Rosie and a few others on the new Project Brighton idea to review and encourage geek activity in Brighton. To kick-off my involvement I have reviewed our £5 App Xmas Special and Ivan’s WidgetyGoodness. Earlier Rosie reviewed Mikel’s OpenStreetMap Brighton launch. My review for WidgetyGoodness was a difficult one – I had […]

BadBehaviour – super-quick response for bug in open source spam-blocker software

I’m darn impressed at Michael Hampton’s quick response to a bug in his excellent anti-spam BadBehaviour plug-in: “Within the past two days users have found themselves blocked from their own sites while using recent versions of Bad Behavior. A third party blacklist which Bad Behavior queries recently began sending false positives for any IP address […]