Category Archives: Technology

On SEO Scepticism

I think I’m going to form a new society. It’s called the “SEO Sceptics Society“, but it’s not about being sceptical of optimising sites for search engines, but sceptical about the industry that has grown up around it. To explain. … Continue reading






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Making sure my data is readable in a hundred years

Having spent some twenty years researching my family history, I obviously want to make sure that the fruits of my work are accessible to the generations that follow, so how do I ensure that it is all readable in a … Continue reading






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On the Ipad

Now I don’t like to be part of a crowd. I don’t follow any trends, run with any packs or, I’d like to think, don’t fall for the hype. And yet, I couldn’t ignore the Ipad completely, could I? So, … Continue reading






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Dear Steve Jobs

Dear Steve Jobs I’d like to say thank-you for my Iphone. No, it wasn’t a Christmas present, I’ve had it since January 2009 and I LOVE IT. I just haven’t gotten around to thanking you yet. However, the thought occurs … Continue reading






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On the Future of User Interfaces

What was the name of that movie? You know, the one with Tom Cruise? “Minority Something”. Report, yes – “Minority Report”. He stood in front of this huge transparent screen and sort of dragged photos and video around like this … Continue reading






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