Chewie and the Babel fish

 It’s a small world. There is only a couple of thousand languages. That is what Ellinor probably thought when she was teasing Dirk aka Chewie   (http://blog.volapukblog.com) in her Swedish mothertongue. O thou of little faith! As a fervent adept of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Chewie has his own little Bable fish. The Babel fish …

Web 2.0, a definition on request

Well, posting the Web 2.0 video definitely generated a lot of traffic. 🙂 I got a lot of requests on what exactly Web 2.0 stands for. So maybe the video was NOT  that good after all :-(. Web 2.0 is a term that is now widely used to address the new web tendencies including community …

Blue Moon: Eclipse March 3rd; 22:00 CET

It’s been a while… but you, lovers of the most beautiful scenes nature can bring, keep Saturday, March 3, 2007 free. Yep, we’re up for a total moon eclipse. The phenomenon (the moon blackened out by the earth’s shadow) will be visible from parts of all seven continents including all of EMEA. No need for …

Web 2.0 without words

iPhone: hyping the past…

 Apple announced a new phone a couple of weeks ago. The iPhone. Said to be a revolutionary piece of art and technology: “iPhone is a revolutionary new mobile phone that allows you to make a call by simply pointing your finger at a name or number in your address book, a favorites list, or a call …

Best Accessory for gang members

I must be getting famous, I’m on a blog 🙂  Ofir Leitner from http://www.nextgenmoco.com/ met me @ 3GSM Barcelona, and posted the following on our Motorola powered jacket:  “Believe it or not, but you can actually stream the MP3s stored in your phone to this jacket via Bluetooth… No more carrying your boom box on your …

Welcome to a nice, warming world…

   There is a cute newbee in the family. Yep, Oscar and Leon –the two cuties from my sister and Bram- got a new little brother to begin the New Year with. Frans is too amazing for words, so small and vulnerable that is becomes breathtaking. And so confident. He sleeps. Drinks. Sleeps. Eats. Sleeps. …

You are special: Person of the Year

 Every year crazy bets are made on who will walk away with the prestigious “Time, person of the year” label. The tradition of selecting a Man of the Year began in 1927 when Time looked what to write about during a slow news week. Since then, an impressive list of  Famous People was chosen “Person …

Bluetooth Icons: The Movie!

The Bluetooth SIG developed an Icon Program, to help obtaining a better user-experience. From now on, consumers can  identify the Bluetooth functionality of a product by looking at the Icon on the packaging. Icons picturing Print, Headset, Transfert, Music and Input are finding their way to the shelves. Hurray!

Communicating is an artform :-)