Miles Jupp – City Varieties – 31st Jan 2014

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We went to see Miles Jupp the other day at City Varieties. If you know him you’ll know his kind of posh laid back style. His art lies mainly in a finely tuned choice of phrase which he deploys with a wry smile and a mischievous twinkle in his eye. He is well-spoken, well educated [...]

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Affordance & Flat Design

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In which I wade into the flat design vs. skeuomorphism debate a meer two years after I first started thinking about it and when really the argument’s all but over and there’s probably very little I can add to it.

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Twitter Migration to v1.1 API. My code breaks. I mend it.

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Blueargh! All you wanted to do was grab your own twitter timeline to display on your own website using a bit of PHP to grab the data as JSON. You were even willing to cache it fairly aggressively in order to spare Twitter a load of unneccesary requests. But now they’ve migrated to v1.1 there’s no way to get this without authentication! And you don’t understand authentication. What’s a poor boy/girl to do?

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The Procrastination Express

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This is a blog post which is just here as a way of writing a blog post to enable me to stop thinking that the next blog post needs to be a particularly good blog post in order to justify the gap between this blog post and the last blog post. Procrastination is a fickle [...]

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It’s been a long time baby

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In which I explain why suddenly all the bits of blogging I’ve done over the years have now found a home here, even if that means Google will probably shun for all eternity for duplicating content or some such.

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BBC Connected Studio – CBeebies

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Yesterday I took part in a BBC Connected Studio event at Media City, Salford. Connected Studios are one day events in which people from various digital industries are allowed to come to the BBC and spend a day with them generating new ideas around various BBC products and then pitching them at the end. There’s the chance to be invited back for a couple of days to build prototypes and even the possibility of your idea being made into a pilot (if you’re lucky!).

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My Delicious Bookmarks

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Ever since I started using Delicious to save bookmarks I always thought one day they’d start offering ways for you to go back through them spotting patterns and surfacing interesting things. They never have, so I downloaded all my bookmarks, wrote some PHP to parse out the data and created a bunch of graphs and stats from them.

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