Monthly Archives: April 2014

Comixology destroy user experience by ending in-app buying because Amazon is cheap

Or at least, that’s my take on it. So I was lying in bed on Saturday night, checking my email and I see a note from Comixology – kill our old app, download the new one. Intrigued, I went into … Continue reading

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Am I the only person worried about Google Analytics’ Session Timeout being abused?

So Google Analytics is updating itself and taking us all with it. Universal Analytics is now out of beta and the times, they are a-changing. Unique visitors are now users. Visits are now Sessions. And the customisable session timeout clock … Continue reading

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Tumblr > Twitter – for TV at least

So there’s a load of articles all over the place this week about how a report that Tumblr released with an agency called Pulsar which says that Tumblr is the best social media channel for generating TV buzz. Well, D’uh.

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Engagement Vs Mean People – the everlasting struggle of the comment box

So the Guardian reporting today that the Chicago Sun Times was temporarily closing web comments, because they are all too often filled with a “morass of negativity, racism, hate speech and general trollish behaviors that detract from the content.” Comments at … Continue reading

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Digital things I love this week: guided meditation, holidays and inspiration

Headspace – 10 minute guided mediation site and app – because life is too damn stressful. I’ve only managed to do the first session so far and it almost put me asleep at my desk, but that’s relaxing, right? Right? … Continue reading

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HeartBleed explanation from XKCD

Oh, so *that’s* what that was… Yet again XKCD makes more sense than the officially published explanation

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Kickstarter dreams – the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer

So things in my life have been manic recently, too many projects, lots of meetings out of the office, no time to sit and speculate on the future of the internet. So imagine how thrilled I was to receive notification … Continue reading

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And so today I had a play with And I like it and would like to show you all the nice charts I put together, but annoyingly I cannot post the nice interactive graphic as am embed here (*angry … Continue reading

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My favourite April Fool so far…

It’s 3 minutes long and it’s totally worth watching…

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Finally Google+ implements something I can sell to my editors

Have you seen? Have you heard? Google+ has added a nifty little feature – a view count for profiles and pages! Dan Barker, whose online knowledge and ability to find out things I bow down to, notes it up on … Continue reading

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