Archive for the ‘Me Speak No Geek’ Category

There are very few companies on planet Earth that can truly say they deserve ‘a second’ of our dwindling attention span. Microsoft and Apple are two such companies that fall into this exclusive group. And when you find these two corporate giants going head-to-head for market-share, it’s time to sit-up and pay attention. Apple got […]

I’ve hardly even related to you in detail what entails the 1st Internet revolution (Web 1.0), and here I am writing about the 2nd one (Web 2.0). I apologize. But quite frankly, Web 1.0 ain’t all that interesting. It was merely a period of adjustment for us, to get ourselves accustomed to the relatively mundane […]

Have you ever just paused for a second and wondered, what life would have been like if the Internet did not exist? Yeah, I know…it’s almost unthinkable.  The Internet has become an integral part of our lives and it’s partly due to the large chunks of communication that we conduct online. The collaboration via e-mails, […]

Thought I should point you towards a handy little blog post by Andy Wibbels entitled: 40 Questions About Blogging (+ 40 Answers). He has taken the most common questions asked by his readers about blogging and answered them as only Andy can. Then head on over to Mitch Wagner’s article entitled: Everything You Always Wanted To […]

Now that you understand what a blog is, I think its time I introduce you to its engine, a turbocharged 12-cylinder 750 horsepower (but purrs like a pussycat) file format called, RSS. If the name is not menacing enough, well, it was not meant to be. Why would you be interested in getting to know […]

  One of the simplest explanations of what a blog is can be found here. Once you’re done reading that, I suppose you would want to know how a blog compares to a website. Sheila lays it down nicely for you here and Dave Taylor’s explanation ain’t bad either. If you’ve still got doubts about what a blog […]

Ok, this is the category where I bury all types of depressing jargon talk and bring you easy-to-understand explanations of today’s Internet technology. I like definitions that speak to me in plain English. I’m sure you’re the same. Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.                                                 – Albert Einstein There’ll be […]