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Two new old tools – Mindmup and Tricider

Two new old tools – Mindmup and Tricider

Published on: Sep 08 2015 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Here’s two free online tools which do something you’d usually have to pay for. They’re not new, but they’re new to me.: Brainstorming/mindmapping/cloud...
(Very) Honest webdesign feedback.

(Very) Honest webdesign feedback.

Published on: Aug 16 2015 by Tom - Leave a Comment
How can you get really honest feedback about your website or digital project? Richard Littauer realised that when he gets drunk, he gets very honest, and it turns...
A guide to getting responsive – a site for all sizes

A guide to getting responsive – a site for all sizes

Published on: Sep 30 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I’ve been spending some time recently researching the evolving world of responsive design and want to collect here some of the information, guides and...
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,...
How to test responsive designs for free

How to test responsive designs for free

Published on: Aug 01 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
“So what is a developer to do? Thankfully, there is a growing number of browser-based tools available that emulate the screen sizes of a wide variety of devices. Different...
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....
Dog shaming

Dog shaming

Published on: Aug 24 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Everyone who has a put has been shamed by that pet at some point. Our cat once stole and ate a whole block of cheese. I didn’t think cats liked cheese. It...
What do you share with who? Web 2.0 is slowly being locked down.

What do you share with who? Web 2.0 is slowly being locked down.

Published on: Jul 05 2012 by Tom - 1 Comment
I often go through phases of using different social networks to update different people in what’s going on and chat to friends and colleagues. Each of my main...
Live data visuals – fashion and cities

Live data visuals – fashion and cities

Published on: Apr 27 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I’ve seen two examples of impressive live data visuals today, from two very different systems for very different projects from The Centre for Advanced Spatial...