Reblog: It’s Great When You’re Straight… Yeah
Published 2013-08-12 11:16
This post by Oliver Hotham was censored by the organisation it exposes. In an attempt to rebalance the universe, here it is on a platform which is slightly trickier to censor.
Published 2013-07-09 20:05
You can tell a lot about what a school values by the difference between it’s public reception and it’s student reception.
Published 2013-07-08 14:10
In which I document the experience of exporting data from several services, commenting on the UI, UX, terminology and utility/tangibility/formatting of the data produced.
Published 2013-06-07 10:29
Notes on Statistical Significance and Effect Sizes
Deploying SFW on Heroku using Node
Published 2013-06-03 16:25
By default, trying to push the Smallest Federated Wiki repo to Heroku runs using Sinatra. It didn’t work, so here’s how to deploy it using Node.js
Published 2013-05-20 21:09
Notes on how to convert OSM’s complicated address tagging schema into microformats h-adr semantics
Aggression and Diversity
Published 2013-04-14 19:48
A distillation of my thoughts about collective identities, aggression and the importance of diversity, prompted by reading “On Aggression” by Konrad Lorenz.
Published 2013-04-12 18:11
Many people ask me why I only ever drink water. This is my logic:
Published 2013-04-07 17:53
In response to Twitter’s Display
Guidelines, here are some things I request/suggest you do if using my content on the web.
Who Owns Hashtags?
Published 2013-03-28 12:07
In which I exaggerate Twitter’s requirements, postulate about hashtags being gestures and unleash the worlds first fully compliant hashtag.
Published 2013-03-07 20:41
Brainstorming, research, prototyping etc. around quoting UIs.
Web Action Toolbelt Guide
Published 2013-03-04 22:08
Initially a transcript of the web action toolbelt video, this guide covers how to install and use the Web Action Hero Toolbelt.
iOS Quantified Self Workflow
Published 2013-03-03 10:39
Valuable personal analytical data can be gleaned from the diagnostics files created by iOS, but getting them requires an awkward workflow.
At Least As Useful
Published 2013-03-02 21:17
Principle: Indieweb UIs should be At Least As Useful as their silo equivalents.
Musical Internet of Things
Published 2013-02-27 19:26
Musical instruments seem like an ideal class of objects to connect to the internet. Unstructured brainstorming and linking here.
Lessons Diaspora Taught Me
Published 2013-02-25 22:12
My experiences with Diaspora and lessons I believe we should learn from it.
Published 2013-02-10 22:21
Brainstorming on text formats for notating trompette rhythms which are human- and machine-readable.
Trompette Format Research
Published 2013-02-10 08:30
Research into relevant material and existing examples of trompette buzzing pattern markup in the wild, to assist with the development of a Trompette Format.
Content Creation Brainstorming
Published 2013-02-07 09:30
Unstructured brainstorming on the topic of content creation UI.
Published 2013-01-28 18:58
A collection of social “laws” I have observed, some serious and some tongue-in-cheek.