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Living the indie web

May 11, 20150 Comments

  For publishers and bloggers social media now presents a double edged sword – with a twist few saw coming. Craft your content and share on social media they said. Myself included. This month, the beast has turned. With instant articles Facebook has turned into the world’s largest publisher, with a view to hauling in […]

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Wearable Computing Will Likely Become Mainstream. Here’s Why I Hope It Doesn’t.

November 27, 20130 Comments

Wearable computing isn’t a pipe dream and the technology isn’t going away, in fact, more and more technology companies are embracing the trend, getting on the band wagon now, and developing for it before it goes mainstream. Some of the software being built on top of wearable computing devices: Duke University’s Reporters Lab – Developing Pebblewire […]

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12 mobile analytics platforms to better understand your audience

October 1, 20130 Comments

A collection of mobile analytics and testing tools providing you with information on how your audience truely interacts with your app.

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Don’t build your house on someone else’s platform.

June 11, 20122 Comments

Filling the gaps in other people’s services is a risky strategy, and an unsustainable business model.

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Trap.it – Finding great content from the topics you care about

March 18, 20123 Comments

Ask any active user of the social web how they find out about topical events and they’ll likely answer the same. They don’t – it finds them.

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Monetate – a unique testing, targeting and personalisation platform.

October 22, 20110 Comments

Monetate is a testing, targetting and personalisation platform all rolled into one.

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Goodsie – DIY hosted e-commerce done right

April 13, 20110 Comments

Goodsie allows anyone to create a simplified, bespoke e-commerce solution that allows anyone to sell physical or digital goods. Frustrated by some of the complexities of other hosted e-commerce platforms out there, Goodsie aims to bring things back to basics, with a clear and simple approach to e-commerce.

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Pen.IO – no frills content publishing

March 15, 20110 Comments

There are loads of times when you may need to share a large piece of text content online via a link, but don’t want to have to setup a blog or publishing platform to do it. Whether you are a coder needing to share your stacktrace or a tortured artist needing some poetic release on Twitter, Pen.io steps into the breach with a does-what-it-says-on-the-tin approach to web publishing.

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How to datamine facebook (without getting sued)

October 24, 20101 Comment

Ever wondered how to get more information out of Facebook? Surely there is a better way than their current search to mine data from their servers. This post explores some of the options.

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