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Lets face it, Amazon is amazing. It’s delivering everything from groceries to office supplies, to clothing, to electronics directly to our door with no fuss. Worst we have to do is pop to the post office if our parcel didn’t fit through the letterbox.…

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Okay recruiter type people, as you have all clearly become aware, I am on the job hunt. Thank you all for your phone calls and emails, they are genuinely appreciated and making the job hunt much easier. However, please allow me to provide some tips before…

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The EU referendum results came in today. Scotland lost. Scotland voted remain. Northern Ireland voted remain. London voted remain. But the rest of England and Wales voted out and that was enough to take us out of the EU. The EU wasn’t perfect. It can’t be…

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When talking about our LGB leaders, it’s not just clear-cut homophobia we need to think about. It’s the little side comments and references marking them out as ‘other’ that slowly wear away at folk. My fellow supporters of Scottish independence I love you…

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Well, it’s happened, despite a majority of votes from the people, Boaty McBoatface has NOT been made the name of a new Arctic research vessel, despite the fact that that would be awesome!  Instead, the name chosen is RRS David Attenborough.  Well that’s…

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If you’re a business, you need social media. Facebook, Twitter, Google+ (it might not be as popular as the others but it’s good to setup the page just so you can control what information Google shows about your business), and maybe an Instagram account.…

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Is that nobody seems to be able to decide what to refer to it as in forms. Are we using UK (United Kingdom) or GB (Great Britain)? Or are we going for the home countries with SCO (Scotland), ENG (England), WAL (Wales), and NI (Northern Ireland) plus the…

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While you might not be familiar with the term “Deep Interaction” – you will be familiar with the concept. Deep Interaction is a design pattern (for lack of a better term) which encourages users to spend time with an app or website. Services which use deep…

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Recently I posted an article rant about how user onboarding shouldn’t be seen as ‘handholding’, and how it’s an important factor in ensuring that your users know how to use your system and aren’t left feeling lost at sea. However, it can sometimes be…

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If you were one of the few who has chosen to buy a Nook, rather than the ever popular Kindle, or nifty and more affordable Kobos, you’re out of luck as Barnes and Nobel have announced that they are shutting down the Nook Store in the UK as of the 16th of…
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