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Sell the moment, buy the moment!

Sell the moment, buy the moment!

Published on: Apr 10 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Just what we need, more tweets filling our timelines with messages from companies trying to “engage” with people through with tenuous links to an anniversary,...
Everybody thinks they need an infographic

Everybody thinks they need an infographic

Published on: Mar 26 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
A quick definition of an infographic (which I’ve just made up) “To present a selection of data sets in a way which adds context and value in a visually...
If you are the product social media sells, how can you cut out the middle man?

If you are the product social media sells, how can you cut out the middle man?

Published on: Mar 25 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
For years people have been trying to educate users of social media sites such as Facebook and twitter with articles such as “Facebook: You’re Not the Customer,...
Multi-use city square built to collect floodwater

Multi-use city square built to collect floodwater

Published on: Mar 24 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Flooding has dominated many peoples lives the last few months, and a lot of questions have been asked about how the country can prepare and manage such extensive...
Horse book egg

Horse book egg

Published on: Mar 20 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Three things for the home I’ve found on the web recently: a horse head squirrel feeder for the garden, a table book lamp for the living room and a knight boiled egg...
John Lewis and John Lewis

John Lewis and John Lewis

Published on: Dec 03 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
The John Lewis Partnership hasn’t been fortunate enough to claim the @johnlewis twitter account, it was snapped up by another John Lewis from Blacksburg, Virginia. The...
The circle of online life

The circle of online life

Published on: Nov 11 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Kids Teenagers take up new technology Usage spreads to university and young adults Technology enters the mainstream Even parents and grandparents use it Kids and...
Do long hours get the best or better of you?

Do long hours get the best or better of you?

Published on: Nov 11 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
http://www.vimeo.com/24735256 Jason James at We Are Mamoth writes about the culture of working long hours, and what those 45 hour weeks really mean. His first point...
Android apps open up to web search

Android apps open up to web search

Published on: Nov 09 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
One of the main reasons I rarely recommend a mobile app for a council service is that any information contained within the app is only available within the app –...
Stewart Lee “on not writing”

Stewart Lee “on not writing”

Published on: Aug 02 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
“Stewart discusses the fantasy that stand-up comedy is spontaneous rather than written, and describes the evolution of stand-up over the last few decades. His...