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Shane Gowland
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"July - Month in Review" - Going to try to do one of these every month

This is my first ever “monthly review” post. Through reflection on the past month’s achievements, I hope to motivate myself to achieve even more in the following month. The idea was inspired by this post by Belle Beth Cooper, though my reflection is going…
This is my first ever "monthly review" post. Through reflection on the past month's achievements, I hope to motivate myself to achieve even more in the following month. The idea was inspired by thi...
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Lost & Found: Easy File Association Tool

Apparently I wrote a simple tool to assign file extensions to programs way back in 2011. I say apparently because I honestly don’t remember writing this it and only know it exists because TechSpot have it listed under my name with a link to my old…
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Malwarebytes Introduces Anti-Malware Product for Mac

Malwarebytes has acquired The Safe Mac and their Mac security product AdwareMedic, which has been updated and rechristened Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware for Mac. The product is very basic (after all, Mac threats are not especially sophisticated), but there…
Malwarebytes has acquired The Safe Mac and their Mac security product AdwareMedic, which has been updated and rechristened Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware for Mac. The product is very basic (after all, ...
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Windows Phone is dead.

After news broke of Microsoft’s 7.6 billion dollar write-down of its Nokia acquisition and thousands of lost jobs, the tech press has seemingly deemed Windows Phone a failure with little hope of survival. Via Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Bottom line, I think…
After news broke of Microsoft's 7.6 billion dollar write-down of its Nokia acquisition and thousands of lost jobs, the tech press has seemingly deemed Windows Phone a failure with little hope of su...
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Microsoft is giving away 200+ eBooks about Windows 10, Office 365 and other Microsoft products.
Eric Ligman, Microsoft Director of Worldwide Partner Experience is once again giving away a large collection of useful eBooks covering widely used products including Windows 8 and 8.1, Windows 7, OneNote, Skype, Office 2013, Office 365, Azure, and Lync 2013. Since his last mega giveaway, Eric has added a bunch of new topics including Windows 10.
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Microsoft Dropping Silverlight

Microsoft have announced that Edge; their upcoming web browser, will not support Microsoft Silverlight and has entirely removed ActiveX. They are instead focusing efforts on native HTML5 for media.

Silverlight is dead. Hopefully Flash a Java aren't too far behind.
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ProcessAlive is still... alive, I guess.

The last update to ProcessAlive was almost three years ago, leading some to ask whether I had abandoned the project. The answer is no, it’s not dead. It just has a monumentally lazy developer. ProcessAlive 0.8 sports a refreshed user interface, handles…
The last update to ProcessAlive was almost three years ago, leading some to ask whether I had abandoned the project. The answer is no, it's not dead. It just has a monumentally lazy developer. Proc...
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I started a web hosting business

As an occasional freelance web developer, I’ve had experience with a lot of different web hosting providers. That’s how I know that Web hosting companies are the absolute worst, unless you’re willing to spend a lot of money for a kickass provider like…
As an occasional freelance web developer, I've had experience with a lot of different web hosting providers. That's how I know that Web hosting companies are the absolute worst, unless you're willi...
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Might have to look into that for my websites mate, cheaper than what I'm paying now, that's for sure! 
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"Everything is free!" is not sustainable

Jason Freid and David Heinemeier Hansson’s REWORK suggests giving away freebies to attract customers, but only if you actually have something to sell. Emulate drug dealers. Make your product so good, so addictive, so “can’t miss” that giving customers a…
Jason Freid and David Heinemeier Hansson's REWORK suggests giving away freebies to attract customers, but only if you actually have something to sell. Emulate drug dealers. Make your product so goo...
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Doing Email Right: Sending with Mandrill

Despite being the oldest form of online communication, email is still wildly successful for acquiring and maintaining customers. Marketers consider it to be the most effective channel and it’s only getting stronger. Although I know these facts, and have…
Despite being the oldest form of online communication, email is still wildly successful for acquiring and maintaining customers. Marketers consider it to be the most effective channel and it's only...
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REWORK, by-products & my decision to start a Web Hosting business

This week I read Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson’s exceptional REWORK for a second time. If you have even a single entrepreneurial bone in your body I thoroughly recommend adding it your bookshelf. The essay titled ‘Sell your by-products‘ was…
This week I read Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson's exceptional REWORK for a second time. If you have even a single entrepreneurial bone in your body I thoroughly recommend adding it your b...
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Samsung computers are disabling Windows Update

Heads-up to anyone who is using a Samsung laptop: they’re disabling Windows Updates by default to prevent “incompatibilities.” Via The Next Web: Anyone who’s purchased a new Samsung laptop has probably run into the company’s “software updater” tool, which…
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    Software Developer, 2011 - present
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    2008 - present
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I build apps and websites. Sometimes I write stuff.
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I develop software and build websites. Founder of SingularLabs, The Web Atom and lots of other cool brands.
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Possibly a genius. Probably just weird.
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  • University of South Australia
    Bachelor Of Information Technology, 2011 - present
  • Tyndale Christian School
    2005 - 2010
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