Friday, 29 December 2017

Recommended Read: Your Mother’s Maiden Name Is Not a Secret

You know all those "fun" quizzes asking for personal data? Often, they're attempts to guess your security passwords. Read this: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/28/opinion/sunday/internet-security-questions.html
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Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Recommended Read: All Tech Is Human

Important, but often forgotten in the drive to create something new and cutting edge. Google Glass and Segway failed because they forgot about humans. 

"But what about the societal implications of the new app, delivery service, or social network? In other words, we need to also think about the problems that stem from our solutions."

https://hackernoon.com/all-tech-is-human-b5f8f736c79b?gi=7cca1312bc8
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Sunday, 17 December 2017

New responsive template


Pathetically for someone who does websites professionally - I've finally updated this blog with a responsive template. That would be... about 5 years since I started doing responsive sites for customers! Partly that's because this is the only site I run in Blogger, and Blogger templates are mostly nasty things.

Anyway, now that it works a bit better on my phone (in a browser because Google's Android Blogger app is still complete shite in 2017), maybe I'll post a bit more.

I've also now got a "public figure" Facebook page, here.
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Build your personal brand with a Facebook "Public figure" page

OK, so based on THIS (and a conference I attended earlier in the year):
https://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/facebook-public-figure-page-how-to-create/

I've created THIS: https://www.facebook.com/NickyVeitchAU/ 

where I'm apparently trying to do THIS:

"Use a public figure page (which differs from your personal profile) to share professional stories that help people get to know you as a businessperson, not as a friend."

I personally think calling myself a "Public figure" is quite hilarious, but OK, I'll play... 🤔😨😵🤔🤔🤔


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Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Interview with the JoomlaBeat Podcast

This week I was interviewed by Pete Bui of the JoomlaBeat Podcast, about my recent visit to the Joomla World Conference.

For someone who doesn't like public speaking and generally tries to avoid the limelight - I'm having an interesting, "extrovert" kind of week... 🤔😱😂

Listen to "Ep108 - Nicky Veitch Talks About Joomla World Conference 2017" on Spreaker.
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Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Joomla Community Magazine Dec 2017


I've been published in the December 2017 issue of the #Joomla Community magazine 😁
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