Posts Categorized: Web world

Friends Reunited: How not to build a website

I got an email today from Friends Reunited, which I’m sure everyone knows well. Apparently they have a new website. My curiousity got the better of me. I wish it hadn’t. Firstly the page I saw when I followed the “have a look at your brand new homepage” link looked like one of those full-of-advertising… Read more »

HTML5 – finally here?

The world of the web is changing, perhaps more now than ever. With vast numbers of people now regularly online the web is no longer the province of geeks and academics, but a valuable part of everyday life for many. So it stands to reason that the web itself – and the collection of technologies… Read more »

All a-Twitter

You may have noticed a sudden influx of short posts on this blog. That’s because I’ve just installed the Twitter Tools plugin by Alex King which will automatically pull in my updates on Twitter into new blog posts here. This was inspired by Wulf, who wrote his own script to do this very thing for… Read more »

On Achieving RSS Reader Zero

I remember back a while ago when I first clicked that link saying “Mark all as read” in Bloglines. Yes, I still use Bloglines. I will change to Google Reader at some point, I’m sure. Anyway, clicking that link seemed a big deal. What if I missed something important, interesting or funny? Would I be… Read more »

What the…?

Hi, Chris. Stephen Fry (stephenfry) is now following your updates on Twitter. Check out Stephen Fry’s profile here: http://twitter.com/stephenfry