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Amsterdam: Desperately Seeking Free WiFi

June 15, 2006


by katie lips If you’re desperately seeking a free Internet connection in Amsterdam then look no further for a rundown of cafe hangouts, hip hotels and sky high restaurants where you can whip out your laptop and  wifi ’til the sun sets. Having recently moved house in Amsterdam and been without ADSL at home for […]

Amsterdam: Unwind at an Unconference

May 17, 2006


by katie lips It’s time to unwind at Amsterdam’s next unconference; ‘Barcamp‘ where you’ll find the best of everything Open Source, Web 2.0, Podcasting, Blogging, web services, tools and tricks. Meet the makers, designers and evangelists of everything cool in the world of new web services. May 19th to 21st is Barcamp Amsterdam II; the […]

Another bout of IT indigestion

May 15, 2006


The site is experiencing another IT induced malaise – if you see strange formatting or entries floating in places they shouldn’t, bear with us, or even better, volunteer to doctor the site back to health. We have an IT expertise shortage over here and are looking for someone to handle Shortcut’s IT (or social software, […]

London: Gearing up for We Media

April 27, 2006



Next week London will host the We Media Global Forum, a gathering of media movers & shakers who flock to the event to network, talk and debate the impact of citizen media and collaborative technologies on news providers and gatherers. The central question is likely to be what gives? How can mainstream / mass media preserve its revenues and purpose in what many think is a paradigmatic change in news & information production and consumption?

7 Shortcuts: Destination Innovation

April 26, 2006


Share your links   INNOVATION: A sample of new things to do/enjoy on the web       Yellow ArrowMake a new map of the world  Maplecroft MapsInteractive geography with embedded data Blog FabricaCollaborative project loosely sponsored by Benetton Artifical.DKDigital art  Hypergene MediaBlogTracking changes in the mediascape Customer MadeIt’s a consumer’s world  Innovation LabIdeas, ideas, […]

Amsterdam: Join Cocoa Dev House

April 18, 2006


by katie lips Friday 21st April from 7pm the hackerati and gorgeous Mac geeks are in town for CocoaDevHouse. It’s 24 hours of adhoc demos, beer breakouts and hacking an app or two. CocoaDevHouse is another sibling in the unconference genre: everyone’s cool and everyone’s invited.  It’s the Amsterdam chapter of Blake Burris’ CocoaDevHouse originating […]

Vienna: Crashing Ebay (the Party)

April 10, 2006


E-Bay-Party: Rede. (novala)

by novala's europa

eBay Austria celebrated its 1 millionst member last Thursday. Some guy went up on stage, talked, got the names of the country managers wrong, introduced member no. 1 million and then the band started to play.

I ate too much, drank too much and got a stuffed dog as a present, because I signed a poster. And all this although I wasn't even invited and even told them at the entrance. Then I went home.