Delicious is dead (dying). Long live trunk.ly (I think).

Unless stories of its demise are greatly exaggerated, the social bookmarking service Delicious is not long for this world. This is really sad news. It’s also a wake-up call. It’s sad because Delicious is one of my favourite web applications. A searchable database of my favourite links, tagged by me …

Busking on WeTransfer. A new model for online advertising?

I’ve had cause to send several large, camel-sized files recently to clients whose firewalls act like the eye of a needle. The alternative options in these circumstances include Basecamp (for clients with whom we have Basecamp communications already set up) or third party services such as YouSendIt. These work just …

Show me a “proud” sponsor and I’ll show you a lazy one.

For proud read lazy when it comes to sponsorship. As in “proud sponsors of”. You can tell they’re lazy. It takes no effort to describe your relationship with a sponsored entity as “proud sponsors of”. And if you put no effort into describing your relationship it’s a safe bet that …