Today marks the first birthday of One Cuckoo Short of a Nest, and to celebrate the milestone this article will look back at how OCSN has changed over the past year.
A (not very) brief history of One Cuckoo Short of a Nest:
- January 2009 (from the 15th):
OCSN starts as an IT website focussing on the then new beta release of Windows 7.
One of few essays published.
First news article published consisting of information sourced from a variety of other news networks.
- February 2009:
- March 2009:
First On A Friday article looking at ridiculous aerodynamics in the history of F1. First how to.
- April 2009:
One article only – On A Friday: Find Your Blind Spot (interactive flash presentation).
- May 2009:
- June 2009:
First news article with original research. This looked at Microsoft’s then new search engine “bing”.
Notable On A Friday: Pacman ate my Homework.
- July 2009:
One article only – Windows 7: “1 Days Left”.
- August 2009:
First three instalments of The Development of the CPRS.
- September 2009:
More of everything.
Notable On A Friday: Microsoft – Manufacturers of Software, Hardware and… Chocolate?
- October 2009:
First cartoon - Trick or Treat (5% Confidence).
Free font: On A Friday: Fantastically Fun Font.
Notable On A Friday: You would think that SOMEONE at Microsoft would have noticed
- November 2009:
Largest number of posts from any month of 2009 - 17 posts.
Independent domain name registered – www.onecuckoosnest.com. (No longer a .blogspot address.)
Last pre-release Windows 7 article.
Extensive coverage of the Liberal Party’s leadership issues.
Notable On A Friday: Chile Called and They Want Their Trade Back
- December 2009:
First statement made to One Cuckoo for a news article. A media representative from Australia Post talked to OCSN for the article Australia Post Denied Postage Price Increase as Workers Plan Industrial Action.
Notable On A Friday: Go Figure
- January 2009 (so far):
First statement to One Cuckoo from a minister’s office: Stephen Conroy’s office talked to OCSN about the proposed satellite free-to-air digital television system.
First statement from a shadow minister’s office: Tony Smith’s office talked to OCSN for an article on the above topic.
Notable On A Friday: Lipstick on a Pig (Cartoon)
This self promoting badly written post!
And that’s enough self indulgence! This past year has been fun for me to bring you and I hope everyone around the world who reads One Cuckoo Short of a Nest has found the website informative!
One year, 61 posts (inclusive), a whole lot more to come!