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Desire lines…

Behind the offices I work in is a retail park. It doesn’t contain anything really useful for the workers in my work (the only place to buy food is Boots, which can be expensive) but at least it’s a change of scenery, and being able to nip out at lunchtime to get batteries, shaving foam,…

Supporting open source software…

There’s been quite a bit of broo-ha-ha recently over the slightly dubious use of hidden articles to generate some cash for WordPress. WordPress is pretty much the number one free “personal publishing software”, used by many people as a simple and powerful blogging tool. The story is a bit complicated, but the response from WordPress…

A labour of love…

Well, it’s finally happened. The monster I’ve been threatening for a while is here among us. Yep, the all-new stillbreathing.co.uk has finally been launched. Present at the official launch were: me, although I missed the wild after-launch party. Anyway, take a look and let me know what you think (although not using the contact form…

The Cult of Userism…

I was a little shocked to read this article from Mr Zeldman regarding how web designers and developers go about building a system. He says that the question “what do users want?” isn’t asked enough. While I would agree with that, to a certain extent, I don’t believe it to be typical at all. After…

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