February 6, 2017 There are ‘tech for good’ project teams springing up more and more, tackling difficult problems, and trying to have a positive impact. But they’re often voluntary, unfunded groups, and they usually don’t have anywhere to meet and work.
This is where ... Read
July 21, 2016 (just found this draft I hadn’t published, interesting that a few of these have now happened anyway)
Things the internet would have preferred Apple do over U2 being given $100m for an album nobody wants.
Would U2 have made $100m from fans ... Read
July 5, 2016 https://vimeo.com/101100282
In his recent continuation of Carl Sagan‘s Cosmos series, Neil deGrasse Tyson laid out the the rules of science:
test ideas by experiment and observation
build on those ideas that pass the test, reject the ones that fail
follow the evidence wherever it leads
and question ... Read
August 18, 2011 Semi-autobiographical, in no particular order, being a #LeanFounder:
You don’t need that new laptop, a refurb will do, but your current laptop is fine until it dies.
Plain eggs on toast is cheaper than eggs benedict, and better for your waist.
Walk whenever ... Read
January 6, 2011 Or “online cash” – since I don’t have to hand my physical cash to Visa so they can give it to you for that coffee I just bought. Of course they’d like it that way, hence the push of “mobile ... Read
November 17, 2010 Update: I stopped writing this post, it got too long, and I got bored. Also, it looks like Meebo might have just pwned RockMelt anyway, with their MiniBar. This is an ever-changing space, and will require a followup post!
It’s too ... Read
October 7, 2010 Some great backstories about things you see or hear everyday. Content used so much it becomes public domain, or more, part of the cultural landscape. Recognisable sometimes only subconsciously, but as a layer that stimulates familiarity, and builds on associations we have with certain ... Read
September 30, 2010 I want to click a button or hit a keyboard command to send a DM from my browser. So, scratching my own itch, I made a bookmarklet to do exactly that. It doesn’t do anything else, and it could certainly ... Read
July 8, 2010 It occurred to me that I’ve not got an ongoing account of what I pay for on the web, so I thought I’d make a list. Maybe this is an opportunity for a service itself.. PayPal could show you this ... Read
June 29, 2010 Working with Brian Suda, I just recently open-sourced OnePageMapSite, the code behind brightonwifi.com and eatinbrighton.com. With it, you can create a self-contained site that displays a Google My Map on your own domain, e.g..
Full-page interactive map
Configuration through a simple config file
Optional ... Read