Category Archives: Malta

Grown up digital

The generation gap between the Net generation and previous generations seems to be widening. Much of it may be due to the significant behaviour and attitude changes – particularly in the way the Net generation puts technology and social media to strategic use. Continue reading

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Home Truths on Social Media

Plain speaking advice on social media Continue reading

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How to use social media to search for your tribe

I’ve recently took on an engagement to be the founding editor of a monthly technology supplement for the Sunday Times of Malta, the leading newspaper in my country.  The first edition of Technology Sunday is out tomorrow.  I’m passionate about … Continue reading

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Our new year mashup

I’m never quite sure what to make of year end resolutions – I keep making mine shorter. But like Godin, I think there is no such time as NOW to “use cheap media, available attention and great talent to make something … Continue reading

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Serious skills part 2

Ann E W Stone says that she once read a book that changed the course of her career, and her life.   She learnt that people make snap decisions on others based on ‘signals; and that it was within one’s power … Continue reading

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You still need a web strategy and you still need to work at it!

Seth Godin’s post earlier today about the dangers behind aspirations to  ‘overnight success’ on the web really struck a chord.  In the bad old days, it used to be about going to a VC, asking for a pile of money … Continue reading

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Working home

With the exception of a 15-month break, I have worked from home for the past 8 years.  It may not be the norm in Malta, but actually it’s how many people work worldwide.  Whether it’s people fed up with commuting, … Continue reading

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Why Smart City will work

A post on the BBC’s website yesterday was aptly titled ‘Malta woos technology wanderers’.  I was once told by a consultant to the mobile industry that what Malta needs for the 21st century is the Princess Grace factor.  Someone who … Continue reading

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The Cringe Factor

Things are a bit chaotic.  I have gone from managing a team to managing myself and there has not been much time for the transition.  Muovo, the new startup, is at drawing board stage (more on that some other time).  … Continue reading

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Reinventing yourself

Isn’t it strange? Sometimes you are thinking of something, then your eye drifts over the NetVibes feeds and a post leaps up to reinforce what was on your mind just before your eyes landed on the text.   Or else you purposely … Continue reading

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