Archive for 2012:

Overheard: Unappreciated social

Overheard: Unappreciated social

Published on: Dec 10 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Last week I was at a conference with a large number of national and international businesses. Following some breakout sessions I was standing behind three delegates...
I am Tom Steel

I am Tom Steel

Published on: Nov 01 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I’ve recently built a new “home” page to link my online appearences together – this blog, my photo site, LinkedIn profile and twitter account....
Silver mist shout out #MASO

Silver mist shout out #MASO

Published on: Oct 27 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Here is a clip from Friday 26 October’s 6 Music breakfast show where Shaun Keavney reads out some middle aged shout outs. This one is for a trip to Horsham...
There are no “regular results” on Google anymore.

There are no “regular results” on Google anymore.

Published on: Oct 17 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Google search results are always customised to some extent, a study by competing search engine ducksuckgo has reported. The study involved 131 volunteers conducting the...
Pretend to be a pigeon and Smart Suitcases.

Pretend to be a pigeon and Smart Suitcases.

Published on: Oct 16 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Here’s two unrelated pieces of technology which caught my eye today.
Tour of Britain 2012

Tour of Britain 2012

Published on: Sep 17 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
The Olympics and Paralympics may have ended a few weeks ago, but that didn’t stop some world class sport from touring the country. The Tour of Britain ended...
A bit of blurb about photobooks

A bit of blurb about photobooks

Published on: Sep 12 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I was approached recently to review a book printing service by Blurb. I don’t normally write reviews on this blog, but when they offered to pay for me to print...
Now using web fonts

Now using web fonts

Published on: Sep 10 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I  wish I’d tried using web fonts ages ago. I’ve just changed the site to use Rock Salt for the header and Open Sans for the rest of the text. If you’re...
Alphabet flash cards

Alphabet flash cards

Published on: Sep 05 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I want to create an inspiring bedroom for my new daughter, and while at Whitechaple art gallery a few weeks ago I saw some nice looking alphabet flash cards for...
Apple, patents and ideas

Apple, patents and ideas

Published on: Aug 30 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
There’s been a lot of commentary about Samsung’s $1b bill for infringing Apple’s patents, and I’ve found the whole case rather depressing...