My Writings. My Thoughts.
Watching the iPhone 5 launch last night I was overwhelmed by how much better it was than the 4S, and thankful that at last Apple had eschewed the hard to quantify “new features” (sometimes labelled “innovation”) in favour of easy to quantify incremental changes across the board. So I set about calculating how much better [...]
Dynamically updating Olympic Medal table comparing the Queen’s 16 realms to the US and Canada.
How to install Android ADB drivers for cheap no-name tablets and phones that won’t recognize the default driver set.
The builders and electrician who set up my new flat made some very creative wiring choices which have left me with half as many plugs as I need, all in awkward places, and a hugely inconvenient landline socket into which my ADSL broadband router is plugged – nowhere near my desk and my desktop PC. [...]
I have to confess, it has taken me half a year to write this review. Not because I don’t like the album – I do, in places a lot. But because I know the band, and like them, and felt that that would largely compromise the integrity of the review. It was only when I [...]
Slides from my talk at this May’s MEX (Mobile User Experience) conference in London, where I gave the first presentation on the “Efficient UX Techniques for an Age of Network Austerity” pathway: Mex 2011 – Efficient UX Techniques for an Age of Network Austerity The slides walk through steps Masabi has taken to minimise dependency [...]
After a considerable time failing to add this blog to the WordPress iPad app, I finally spotted a comment on a forum pointing out that it requires XML-RPC to work. So if you are having the same intensely frustrating rejections every time you try and add your site, you fix it like this: Log in [...]
This month I’ve been taking part in Movember, the world’s premier facial hair charity event held to raise funds for prostate cancer.
I created a quick infographic this weekend to illustrate the trends shown in Gartner’s recent Q3 2010 handset shipments report
I had the great pleasure of attending London’s underground War in the Park festival last weekend – and the even greater pleasure of missing the torrential downpour that left most people huddled under a tarpaulin serenaded by raindrops…