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SA Blog Awards 2010 come of age

WITH many bloggers now focusing on their blogs full-time, blogs have moved from a fun sideline project to a lucrative form of business. Keeping in line with this trend, the SA Blog Awards have also matured and bloggers will see statistics from their site forming part of the evaluation criteria for the judges in each of the categories in 2010 … Continue Reading

The Buzz around Google Wave

There has been much buzz as to why Google Wave was a failed project, but the pivotal reasons appear to be three-fold. Excessive hype and expectations, too many features for a single web application, and at the same time, not enough unique features to differentiate Google Wave from existing services, all ultimately lead to its untimely downfall … Continue Reading

Flash just got flashier with Papervision3D

Papervision3D is an open source, real-time 3D engine for Flash which essentially allows anyone to work online in 3D. It has been extensively used in the gaming industry and is becoming increasingly popular for creating interactive 3D websites. A large appeal of Flash is that it is compatible with all web-rich media, social applications and several gaming platforms … Continue Reading

YouTube Blockbuster — Life In A Day

Ridley Scotts explains that his idea for Life in a Day can be traced back to his childhood when he bunked a day of school and documented his actions, thoughts and feelings. He began to understand that different people around the world attach different value and meaning to events and experiences that we all share, such as the sun rising and setting … Continue Reading

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