Last week, frustrated by the difficulty in navigating what’s happening during London Tech Week 2017 (12-16 June ie. next week), I put together a spreadsheet listing all the events (I could find) for speedy scanning and booking. For the cheapskates cost conscious… [read more]
<tl;dr>200+ London Tech Week 2017 events in one list</tl;dr> UPDATE: New events added along with details on any cost to attend or if they’re free. Navigating any tech event can be tricky enough, but when there’s a week of 180+ events… [read more]
<tl;dr> Swearing can be good for your health. And happiness. It’s day 6 of my New Year’s resolution to try writing a post a day for 30 (working) days. To be honest, I’m struggling, so this might be an every-other-day… [read more]
<tl;dr> Online retailers work so hard to get you to buy, then administer a swift kick to the shins when it comes to payment. My New Year’s resolution to wrote each day is being sorely tested, mainly by Making a… [read more]
In a delightful combination of user experience fails, Transport for London troubled my inbox this morning with an email alert about ‘card clash’.
And there goes the morning. If I could describe a deeply annoying start to the day, it would be thus: Wake up to discover that you’re offering your Twitter followers a sweet deal on Jordan’s (whatever the hell they/s/he is/are). Then follows a flood of tweets, direct messages, emails, text messages and the other half shouting across the room, “your Twitter account has been hacked”.
Spotting this picture pop up in my Facebook feed, it was hard to resist following the link to the full story at The Poke, a collection of funny blogs, posts that bills itself as ‘time well wasted’.
The problem with running lots of email discussion lists is that from time-to-time, all the clever filtering goes haywire and you end up with a page of HTML code, when you should have a nice readable paragraph of text.
Having taken the plunge in January and moving wholesale from Outlook to Gmail, I’ve become hooked. Once or twice, I’ve even got close to reaching Inbox Zero. Close, but no cigar, at least not for long. Still, it’s an improvement.