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David Silversmith

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27 March 2009

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David Silversmith is a consultant with more than 20 years of geeky experiences

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  • Timelines - From Dipity to Timetoast

    From school projects, to news reports to genealogy studies - a timeline is one of the best ways to display information.  But gone are the days when you needed rulers, graph paper and a good eraser - you can create multimedia timelines to showcase anything from the Russian Revolution to when YouTube videos that mentioned New Zealand were posted. 

  • Apple - Judge, Jury and Executioner?

    The last century has seen the rise of new forms of media and right behind each new media format marched the censors.  What products can you advertise on TV and radio?  What body parts can you show?  What words can you say?  The censorship reached the point where censorship did not follow the iPhone - it was introduced alongside the iPhone!

  • Beyond Google - Search Innovations

    While Google.com is clearly the world leader in helping people search the Internet, a number of other services are continuing to strive to take over the mantle of search leader.  Sites like LeapFish and WolframAlpha continue to try and make a better search - only time will tell if they have found a way to out-google Google!

  • 10 Reasons To Switch To Gmail.com

    Email was the first killer application on the Internet and while it has been surpassed by many others in terms of the "coolness" factor, it remains one of the top applications for almost every Internet user around the world.  However, the development of new email software is almost nil - except for Google's Gmail.

  • Is a Bigger iPod On The Way?

    Rumors are swirling that a large screen iPod touch device will be released in the Fall of 2009. Various industry sources are reporting that this new Apple Tablet will have with a 7 or 9 inch screen.

  • Internet Cooking - Supercook and Recipe Puppy

    Its dinner time and you can't decide what to make.  With several new Internet sites you simply type in what ingedients you have in the in the house and they will reply with a list of potential recipes!

  • Help - I Can't Stop Browsing The Internet!

    How many articles on Voxy have you read? How much time did you spend on Facebook today? Do you get flustered when you are removed from Twitter?

  • You've Tweeted, You've Dugg - But are you Ready to Blerp?

    Do you remember the first time you heard the work "tweet" and it didn't refer to a bird? Or where you were when you first dugg - without so much as a shovel?  Well after reading this maybe you will explore Blerp and join the next wave of social media. 

  • Social Media Squatting

    One of the most successful money makers on the Internet has been the selling of domain names. Domain names have been sold for millions of dollars with such examples as sex.com for $12m USD, business.com $7.5m USD, diamond.com $7.5m USD and even vodka.com for a cool $3m USD. 

  • Twitter Your Links in Style!

     Twitter and other social media sites have made URL shortening all the rage.  While long URLs are great for search engines, social media favors nice and short URLs – but they are also so boring.  So we’ll look at great ways to liven up the links you send your friends and co-workers.