Posts in the News category
27 April 2009 by
Last week, I went to the Bamboo Juice web conference which was held at the Eden Project near St Austell in Cornwall. If you have not been there before, the Eden Project is definitely worth a visit and it provided a unique venue and backdrop to the conference itself. Luckily, I have some friends with a hotel in Bude, so it was a no-brainer for me to visit them at the same time. Excellent! Anyway, here’s my quick review of the conference….
21 April 2009 by
I often discover audio files on the web that I just don’t have time to listen to at the time. What I need is an easy mechanism of saving them so that I can listen later. I think I have found the website that does just that.
09 January 2009 by
Six months ago, I collated browser usage statistics for a personal website and reported that Internet Explorer 6 hangs on. I have repeated the exercise for the 6 months ending 10th December 2008 and here’s my update. The overall summary is that IE6 usage is still quite high and is only showing a slow decline.
14 February 2008 by
After a few days away without laptop or email access, I returned to a large pile of emails! Moments like this make me realise just how many trivial emails I receive. By 'trivial', I mean 'new link added/new comment on your website/blog' notification emails and various other informational emails. In the course of a normal day, these are easily manageable, but over a few days, they tend to mount up.
15 August 2007 by
Tom Hume from Future Platforms described 'The Gritty Realities of Founding a Software Company' at last night's £5App meeting in Brighton
26 July 2007 by
I don’t know much about podcasting but Andy White from Summit Solutions gave an excellent presentation at the Sussex Geek Dinner (on Upcoming) last night. Andy covered the podcasting basics including what podcasting is (a series of audio broadcasts delivered via RSS or similar), what microphone to buy, how not to speak into the wrong side of the microphone (always useful to know), and how to use the free sound editor, Audacity.
11 June 2007 by
One of the problems that any Windows-based web designer faces is how to test any newly created website on an Apple Mac and, in particular, with Apple's browser Safari.
01 March 2007 by
Last night at the 9th Sussex Geek Dinner, Geoff Adams enthused about Expression Engine as a content management system (CMS).
14 February 2007 by
I am planning to attend the 9th Sussex Geek Dinner (where Geoff Adams will talk abut Expression Engine) on 28th February but now find that it clashes with the London WSG meeting
18 January 2007 by
Last night, I attended the 8th Sussex Geek Dinner in Brighton where Mikel Maron described the OpenStreetMap project to about 20 or so geeks from Sussex.