Christmas Greetings From Archiseek.com

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Christmas Greetings From Archiseek.com

Postby Paul Clerkin » Mon Dec 19, 2005 7:06 pm

I'd just like to take a moment to wish all Archiseek.com readers a Happy Christmas and a prosperous 2006.

It's been a fabulous year for the site, bigger and busier than ever, now serving over 1.6 million pages per month.

New additions coming in early 2006, include: RSS feeds to compliment our existing email newsletters; new Irish sections on Fermoy, Youghal, Abbeyleix; an expanded Canadian section with Ottawa and Quebec city; extra German information on Munich and the smaller towns and villages of Bavaria; and much more.

Behind the scenes, I'm hoping to streamline the publishing process, so that our newsletters are even more timely, and that Archiseek.com publishes more original news stories and reviews.

Also in the pipeline is one massive development, which you'll hear all about when the time is right. Suffice to say, this will impact the site in a huge way.

All the best.

Paul Clerkin
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Re: Christmas Greetings From Archiseek.com

Postby PVC King » Mon Dec 19, 2005 9:19 pm

I'd like to thank Paul for providing this forum for the exchange of ideas and material and all the contributors who shorten each working day.

Seasons greetings to you all
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Postby lexington » Tue Dec 20, 2005 4:36 pm

Thanks Paul,

2006 should bring some interesting occurences no doubt. And the site is 10 years old come the new year, right?

Anyway, Happy Christmas to every reader, contributor and otherwise! Though eye-to-eye may not always be the phrase that encompasses all interaction on these forums they make for great learning and reading. The forums are a great source and has some greatly insightful and passionate contributors - and I would like to extended the warmest of wishes to you all.

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Re: Christmas Greetings From Archiseek.com

Postby ctesiphon » Tue Dec 20, 2005 7:08 pm

Yup- happy christmas to all. Thanks for doing this, Paul, and thanks to everyone for rolling up their sleeves and getting stuck in.
Encountering like-minded posters is great, but it's often the disagreements which I value more. Keeps me on my toes and makes me question my assumptions- sometimes painful, always welcome.

Can't wait to hear what the 'massive development' is- free coffee?
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Re: Christmas Greetings From Archiseek.com

Postby Rory W » Tue Dec 20, 2005 7:35 pm

Well done for keeping me occupied on my favourite subjects during time in three different companies! Now I feel old
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Re: Christmas Greetings From Archiseek.com

Postby GrahamH » Tue Dec 20, 2005 10:36 pm

It's the IÉ Effect Rory - get used to it :)

Yes it's been a good year for Archiseek, and with the Ireland forum I think it will be remembered as the year the board finally broke free from an overly Dublin-centric discourse - something that was probably inevitable when a site like this set up, when all that had gone before it in terms of public architectural comment had been almost exclusively Dublin-focused.

Looking forward to the 'Big Announcement', as well as the
villages of Bavaria
- oooh the excitment :D

Happy Christmas everyone.
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Re: Christmas Greetings From Archiseek.com

Postby garethace » Thu Dec 22, 2005 2:17 am

When you mention RSS and stuff, reminded me of something here,
Couple of bits from the When 2.0 conference, video streamed at news.com.
Broadband, media player etc, etc, essential I reckon, dunno, haven't tried on slow connection.

Brian O' Hanlon.


Ray Ozzie on Calendar sharing for the consumer online,

http://news.com.com/1606-2_3-5984715.html?tag=ne.vid&pref=yes

Mitch Kapor,

http://news.com.com/1606-2_3-5985814.html?pref=yes

Brian Dear on,
Blogger Mapping!

http://news.com.com/1606-2_3-5986481.html?tag=ne.vid&pref=yes

"Events have a time dimension, a topic dimension, a person dimension and a location dimension. It is interesting to be able to target ads based on all those different dimensions."

Group discussion,

http://news.com.com/1606-2_3-5986084.html?tag=ne.vid&pref=yes

"It is not project management, partly because project management is the mainframe version of this. You could call it personal process or personal workflow management. The challenge is having a concept that can be effectively represented in software, cause it is some continuing activity that may or may not have a beginning and an end. It may be a budget cycle, it may be handling your kids college applications, who knows what."

Will Wright Talk at CNET

http://news.com.com/1606-2_3-5998422.html?pref=yes

games give you a real sense for the shape of chaos.
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Re: Christmas Greetings From Archiseek.com

Postby Gianlorenzo » Sat Dec 24, 2005 4:44 am

On a lighter note.:)
Best wishes to you all for Christmas. :D
This is a great site and I have thoroughly enjoyed logging in everyday. It has become quite addictive.:rolleyes:
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Postby dereklepper » Sat Dec 24, 2005 7:40 am

Merry Christmas to you Paul.

I really like what you've done with pictures I sent you of Vancouver.

All the best for the New Year.

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Re: Christmas Greetings From Archiseek.com

Postby Ciaran » Sun Dec 25, 2005 1:27 am

From Edmonton, Alberta. "A very Happy Christmas and all the best for 2006." to all the contributors who make this such an interesting site.
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Re: Christmas Greetings From Archiseek.com

Postby Gianlorenzo » Sun Dec 25, 2005 3:25 am

Best Wishes to all.
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Re: Christmas Greetings From Archiseek.com

Postby Praxiteles » Thu Dec 29, 2005 10:38 pm

Forgot to wish you Happy Christmas - but it still works, so here we go Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Keep up the good work.
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