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Jon Jackson
Works at Acuras Ltd
Attended Brunel University
Lives in High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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I have been working on some slides for the Web Services module I am running at Bucks New Uni this year so I thought I’d share some of the stuff I’ve been working on back into the community. Nothing groundbreaking, but hopefully this table comparing SOAP vs REST may come in useful for newbies. If you think I’ve missed anything, let me know. 
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Today from #websummit in Dublin. A proper tech nerd fest. Sporting my fetching new +Point Shout hoodie as well. 
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Landed for #websummit
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Who else is going to +Web Summit next month? #tech #conference #ireland #dublin 
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"Calendar Invitations Etiquette: Yes of course it’s a thing."

#blog #writing #musings #MusingsOfATechie
Does it bug anyone else when you get a calendar appointment invitation from someone else and the appointment references your name? For example, “Call with Jon”. When I check my calendar, all this tells me is that I’m scheduled to have a call with… myself.  I can of course delete this appointment and create my own calendar appointment with a more intelligible description, but a “declined” notification will probably be sent in the process.  ...
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Give me all of the caffeine!! #manflu
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Happy 5th wedding anniversary photos with babby Amelie aka #LilMissChubbyCheeks 
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The day before #WebSummit. Our flight to Dublin and more...
I’m writing this entry while on the flight to Dublin. The journey to the airport was pretty smooth, check in went fine, all a new experience with a 6 month old. We ended up with priority boarding passes even though we hadn’t paid for them, so that was a pleasant surprise.  In the melee of boarding, I managed to leave one of our bags behind at the gate. Upon realising this, I had to fight my way back to the gate, up quite a few stairs, through a...
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#WebSummit Diary: the night before the day before…

So here I sit, beavering on my MacBook endeavouring to get down to Inbox Zero before Monday morning hits. A clean inbox means a clean mind… so I’ve heard.

It’s the night before the day before Web Summit begins. Tomorrow I shall be flying in style with RyanAir (!) to Dublin. I’m bringing the family along to keep me company. My dear wife and 6 month old daughter. We come as a package deal you see. It will be the little one’s first flight, but at least it’s a short one from London to Dublin.

As the Web Summit has been drawing closer, I’ve become increasingly consumed with wanting to make sure I get the most out of it. I have mixed feelings about going. I’m a simple fellow really, and in some respects I’d prefer to just curl up away from everyone and read my books. That said, throwing myself into a 3 day tech conference with 20,000 attendees will certainly be an experience worth having.

I’ll be exhibiting with Point Shout on Day 2 in the “Big Data” section. If you can explain to me the difference between Big Data and Little Data, I’ll buy you a pint. Anyway, I’ve got my business cards. They’re square… such rebelliousness! I’ve made a few connections on Twitter already with people that will be at the Web Summit, so it’s good to feel a little connected with the crowd before I turn up.

If you’re good, tomorrow I’ll tell you about a random Twitter conversation that is going to result in me making a small donation to charity and a guy I’ve never met before will be wearing a Point Shout T-shirt all day on Day 2. Here’s to awesome randomness.

Until tomorrow my nerdy geeky techie chummy chum chums.

http://blog.jonjackson.co.uk/post/101622235372/websummit-diary-the-night-before-the-day-before#sthash.Ij3QoG5r.dpuf
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Good read for any business looking to develop a mobile marketing channel for their business..
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Enjoyed your article on SMS marketing +Kimberley Laws here: http://socialhospitality.com/2014/09/how-text-marketing-provides-new-opportunities-for-the-hospitality-industry/. We're doing a similar thing with +Point Shout but with push notifications via our iOS app. Mobile marketing is the way forward!! 
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Technical Team Leadership and Development Project scoping, requirements elicitation & functional specification User Experience (UX) Consultancy Responsive Web / Mobile Web / Mobile Application wireframing Feasibility research and technical proposals Relational Database Modelling and Design Social Media consultancy (expertise in Twitter) University lecturing (to Computing / Web Dev / IT / Software Project Management undergrads) Technical writing and blogging
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Marketing Technologist and Internet / Web Consultant. I am proud to work alongside a great team of developers, designers and account managers. Together we deliver top quality web solutions. 

I started off as a freelancer web developer. I have the depth of experience as a coder and the business experience to marry together technical understanding and business problem solving.

Specialties: Project Scoping, Requirements Analysis, Project Documentation, Database Design, Wordpress, Magento, Web Design, (X)HTML, XML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, PSD slicing & coding, Search Engine Optimisation, Social Media Marketing, Quality Assurance, UI design and UX
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