Category Archives: usability

Twitter Link Shortening – Utter Madness

Lots has been written in the past about the use of URL shorteners and how they have the potential to break the web if they suddenly become unavailable. It’s one of the reasons I’ve moved away from services like … Continue reading

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Scripting Enabled Day 1

I attended the excellent Scripting Enabled conference and developer day recently held in London. It was extremely enlightening about various aspects of the web and how users with varied access difficulties are affected by the decisions us developers make every … Continue reading

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dConstruct 2008

I realise I’m hideously behind with blogging about lots of geeky stuff, but here goes. Apologies if you were expecting this sooner! This year’s dConstruct was a lot larger than I was expecting: the last time I went in 2006 … Continue reading

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@media Session 1

Designing Our Way Through Data Jeff Veen Jeff’s opening keynote for @media was very thought provoking, as usual. He spoke about data visualisation and how diagrams can often show us things more quickly and more intuitively than a table of … Continue reading

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BarCamp Day 1 – Afternoon Sessions

Tom Scott on Open Source Incremental Backups For Windows Tom‘s presentation was useful for those who want to manage incremental backups for Windows in a sensible way. His full presentation is available here: I backup my system less often … Continue reading

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