Monthly Archives: March 2009

EARTH HOUR: Forget the lights – shut down the friggin’ computer

What’s eating one per cent of the world’s electricity? Continue reading

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Email is not dead.

Last week we had a quite interesting debate over the death of email, which was ignited by @dlead‘s translation of the “9 reasons why email is dead“. IMO, a permanent email address (personal, not corporate) is extremely important. Let’s recall … Continue reading

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Posterous – The escape of email

Posterous is an online service that allows you to post anything: blog entries, pictures, videos, music, and files to a centralized page that can either be named by you or automatically by the service. All you need to do is … Continue reading

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Close-up: “The quest for love”

Unilever, the largest FMCG company in Vietnam, and its advertising agency LOWE have jointly written the worst beginning chapter of Social Media Marketing in Vietnam through its “The quest for love” campaign for the Close-up brand. The campaign’s theme was: … Continue reading

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Thodia.vn – a simple Wishlist

Thodia.vn – a Vietnamese online service that helps users find places of interest (restaurants, coffee shops, shopping centers, etc.) is the most important tool that I’ve used to look for new locations to organize #h3 and #hcmctweet as well as … Continue reading

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The different uses of #hashtag

#hashtag is a convention on Twitter that answers the following question:”What is going on”. However, as Twitter grows, the use of hashtags have increasingly diversified. Continue reading

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Are you a Twitter addict?

I am. I spend a lot of time everyday tweeting and reading tweeters’ updates. I read them first thing in the morning, last thing at mid night, and even when I am up during the night. My only excuse at … Continue reading

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Slacky diary: Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA driver on Slackware 12.2

Finally I was able to replace the b43 driver with a native one from Broadcom. It took a while to get it right but the reward is appealing: my signal quality has dramatically improved since then! Here were the steps … Continue reading

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Fresco20 updates

iPhone & iPod Touch optimization With the addition of WPTouch, a wordpress plugin that turns your blog into an iPhone/Pod-friendly site. The responses I’ve received so far are highly positive. F20 even looks great on a G1! If you have … Continue reading

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H3 and HCMCTweetUp FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about two related events: H3 – Hacker Happy Hour, and HCMCTweetup. Continue reading

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