Friday Reading S02E14

It’s Friday. Throw off the shackles of your working week, and get down and dirty with this long list of stuff what I read on the interwebs and what I reckoned you might like reading too. Kids and technology This…

Doctor Who companions data story in the Telegraph

Over the weekend I made my debut for the Telegraph, with “Doctor Who companions – a data story” It’s a look at how the relative ages of the lead actor and the people playing the Doctor’s companion have shifted over…

Way back in the mists of time I used to blog a lot about what annoyed me in the Evening Standard. And one of the things that used to annoy me most in the paper in the 90s and early…

Friday Reading S02E13

Unlucky episode thirteen. Every article in this blog post is secretly cursed in some way. Read them to discover what the curse is… I put aside my ridiculous franchise toys to read the internet for a bit and found these…

It’s that time again. Friday afternoon. Or Saturday morning. Or Monday morning and you don’t want to open your email yet. Whatever, here’s some stuff I enjoyed reading (and writing) this week/last week, which you might enjoy too… “Forget about…

Friday Reading S02E11

It’s back to school time and back to “Friday Reading” on Fridays. So here’s some stuff I read on the internet which I enjoyed or found informative and which I thought you might also find interesting, informative or enjoyable. Plus…

So long, Contributoria

Sad news today that Contributoria, the crowd-funded journalism site, is to close. I always rather loved the idea of trying to bring together a community that would fund the best journalism that they wanted to see written, and I also…

Friday Reading S02E10

It’s Friday. It’s my round-up of stuff I read this week which I reckoned was worth sharing so that you might read it too. And if you find you like this sort of round-up, sign up to my email and…

The more things change, the more they stay the same: Guardian design personas from 2006

I was clearing out a load of stuff the other day, and discovered I still had some posters of the design personas that the Guardian were using the very first time I worked there. They were prepared by Flow Interactive…

Friday Reading S02E09

*sings* It’s some stuff 🎶 I read 🎶 That you might like 🎶 Or not. *ends singing* “After all this, you still think you want to be an information architect because you are in love with the idea of spreading…