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The Southland Times

OPINION: Jillian Allison-Aitken is finding the latest version of Firefox hard work.

Nautical nonsense

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The Southland Times

OPINION: Pastafarians and pirates rejoice, it's nearly time to buckle your swashes.

For the socially inept

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The Southland Times

OPINION: Jillian Allison-Aitken ponders how to win friends, influence people and dodge sheep.

Gmail falls ill

The Southland Times

OPINION: It's excitement all-round in the world of webmail this week, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

Free stuff beats the pirate life

The Southland Times

OPINION: All the wannabe pirates out there must be quivering with anticipation over what might be the next move in the Pirate Bay saga, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

A study of pointless babble

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The Southland Times

OPINION: Jillian Allison-Aitken ponders the wonders of the pointless, babbling interweb.

A necessary evil

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The Southland Times

OPINION: Jillian Allison-Aitken asks: Am I a nerd, geek, freak or Luddite?

On-again, off-again websites

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The Southland Times

OPINION: Oooh, it's always a moment of panic and a feeling of impending doom when one of your favourite and normally reliable sites drops off the web, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

Apparently my life isn't so bad after all

(or, how to manage downtime)

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The Southland Times

OPINION: On a day when the universe is doing its best to beat you down, it's always good to finish your day on a high note, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

Speed it up Geonet, we're relying on you

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The Southland Times

OPINION: Why is it that the earth moves and we have to rely on a flashy American and a bunch of message-boarders to tell us how good it was, asks Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

We're reaping the benefits

The Southland Times

OPINION: Microsoft and Google have been trading shots again and it's got to be good news for us, the end consumers of their various products, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

With a bit more help they lived happily, for now

The Southland Times

OPINION: We're doing fine now, thank you, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

New media win prize for coverage

The Southland Times

Michael Jackson's death shows that new media have earned their stripes, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

Innocence lost

The Southland Times

OPINION: Hold the front page, Jillian Allison-Aitken reckons she's lost her innocence.

Cool contraption with a dodgy moniker

The Southland Times

OPINION: I'm not sure about all this Bing business, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

Perez Hilton: a day late and a dollar short

The Southland Times

OPINION: So what's up with celebrity blogger and ''I’'m currently having my 15 minutes of fame'' wannabe celeb Perez Hilton, asks Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

Goat-gate

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The Southland Times

OPINION: I'm only human so, naturally, I love nothing more than a nice juicy scandal and goat-gate is shaping up to be just that, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

The other guy won

The Southland Times

OPINION: The interweb is abuzz with conspiracy theories and tantrums.

Time for a whinge

The Southland Times

OPINION: Warning: what you are about to read is a series of whinges. If you aren't prepared to nod sagely as you make soothingly sympathetic sounds, please turn the page, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

Search options within easy reach

The Southland Times

OPINION: Google has struck again, with some fancy new graphic search options to choose from, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

Odd gaggle of goodies

The Southland Times

OPINION: It takes tenacity to spend six months scouring Google Maps for letters of the alphabet.

Talent, and censorship, failures and ducks

The Southland Times

OPINION: The internet has opened up a world of possibilities for fame and fortune so welcome to Online, the YouTube edition, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

Back in like with Xtra

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The Southland Times

OPINION: It's time for Jillian Allison-Aitken to admit she sort of likes Xtra's spam filters.

Listening to the chirps

The Southland Times

OPINION: I just don't get the whole Twitter thing, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

Ugly bullying behaviour banished from MySpace

The Southland Times

Bullying is one of the ugliest-sounding words in the English language, describing one of the ugliest pastimes of the inadequate and obnoxious, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.

If you read this column aloud to five people they will give you $5m

The Southland Times

OPINION: Spend any time at all online and at some point you will be the lucky recipient of a chain letter, writes Jillian Allison-Aitken in this week's Online.