My software development and general topics

Domain names for sale

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I have some great domain names for sale. These come straight from my domain portfolio and the reason I'm selling them is simply because I don't use them and have no near future plans to use them. Some were never used, no...

What is aspBlast CMS

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So what is aspBlast CMS? It's another CMS but not just any other CMS. This one is different and 100% written by myself. I'm some distance way from having a marketable product, but so far I was able to develop a system that...

Why I don't use WordPress

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WordPress started out as a blogging platform. I remember back in the day when Moveable Type was also all the hype and blogging was new and fresh, great days. I even started my own blogging platform (which I never released)...

Adopting a mobile first design approach

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I have recently adopted a mobile first approach to web site design and development and its been a complete shift in the way I think about layout and content. I have always been a desktop first design advocate and I must say...

What you need to know about the zedupad

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Created on 11 Oct 2014

For all who don't know what this is, the ZEduPad is a 7" screen tablet from iSchool.zm with lessons and materials for Zambia's primary school curriculum and it's available in several local languages. It's a noble idea. So when...

Investment banking and the modern fintech industry

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Created on 27 Oct 2011

In 2006 I started working for a major investment bank in Scandinavia. Part of my already intricate role involved strategising new ways to acquire more leads from current sources but more importantly from sources not considered...

Welcome to my web site

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This is my personal web site which I use to vent out and share personal experiences about all kinds of subjects, including professional topics and life in general. I develop software for the web and windows, so you will find...