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…

“This is going to be a key issue for publishers. The phone is already an intimate personal device – many people sleep with their phone by their bedside. It is the last thing they look at when they go to…

It’s that time of the week when I list some things that I’ve enjoyed reading on the internet and then hope that you’ll read and enjoy them too… Simon Ricketts tells the Labour Party “You’re already dead”, while Gary Bainbridge…

Yesterday saw the launch of a project I’ve been helping along the last few weeks – “30 Stories of .uk” It is 30 years since the .uk domain name came into existence, and working with Nominet and Storythings I’ve been…

I usually post loads of stuff I’ve read this week which I think you might like to read too on a Friday. But I’m going away for a few days, so it’s WOAH NOT THE USUAL ROUTINE. Never miss a…

Friday Reading S02E06

It’s my weekly list of some interesting things I’ve read which I think you might find interesting too. “How A Hate Crime Changed My Life” – Hilal Isler “I don’t remember falling asleep that night, but when I woke up…

Some stuff I read or noticed this week that I thought was worth drawing your attention to. It’s not mandatory to read anything – except maybe the Tom Coates’ blog post about the snail. You should definitely read that. And…

“Elegant Tools” with Facebook, GDS, Orange and OpenIdeo

Last night I went to an event called “Elegant Tools” which was hosted by Facebook in the swanky surrounds of the St Pancras Renaissance, which was also once the location for a great episode of Most Haunted. The evening was…

Things I read this week. Which you could read too. If you wanted to. No pressure. This man seems to have fundamentally misunderstood that people publish stuff on social networks because they enjoy sharing, not because they are concerned about…