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New Adventures in Web Design

4 years ago

Simon Collison by Nate Croft

New Adventures in Web Design was the first industry web conference I had the pleasure of attending & with the star line up consisting of some of the leading designers on the web my expectations were sky high. I have attended a number of education conferences & industry events but not a specific web design one. I have also attended a number of international film festivals.

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The Digital Economy bill

5 years ago

The Digital Economy bill (#debill) was passed in the 'washup' and was granted Royal assent on the 8th of April and will come into force on June the 12th.

The Digital Economy bill

is a set of proposals designed to promote 'Digital Britain'. The Act covers many areas along with that of online copyright infringement. This area has had the most media attention as it sets out measures to disconnect users from the internet. Internet subscribers who are accused of allowing their internet connections to be used for copyright infringement (both home users and public wifi owners) are now liable even if someone else downloads or uploads something over your connection. It also outlines options to block websites and disconnect those who run these services if they are believed to be used in conjunction with copyright infringement.

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10h ago
Yay tonight's viewing - the UK games industry :)
11h ago
I liked a @YouTube video Full Speech: Jim Carrey's Commencement Address at the 2014 MUM Graduation
12h ago
I just liked "Alan Watts: What do you desire?" on Vimeo:
13h ago
Attending any wedding this year? Need a hat - - pre-made and made to order hats / fascinators
15h ago
I’m hosting a special RSA Engage event on Design for Good next Monday in London.… Hope to see some of you there.
18h ago
Quote of the week “did Evel Knievel ever play ping pong?” - 9yr old daughter
19h ago
I wrote a reply to @boagworld open letter to VCs on Digital Transformation comments / feedback very welcome
20h ago
Arrgh bank card out of date causing mega pain - new one ever arrived :(
22h ago
Did you miss our roundup on Friday? New in Spyware 2.0 & fun ways to challenge the system:…
24 May ago
#NowPlaying Transformers (Ghosthustler Remix) by @futurecopx on @RdioUK:
24 May ago
The slow death of the public intellectual: today's academics write for a narrow like-minded audience.…
24 May ago
Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now: Douglas Rushkoff: 9781617230103: Books
24 May ago
Artist? Designer? Maker? Check upcoming Future Learn Creative Coding course on @ProcessingOrg Starts 3rd of August
24 May ago
TOMORROW developers, designers, artists, educators, students, etc etc etc join forces to make @p5xjs awesome! stay tuned for updates!
28 Apr ago
beyond excited about all the @ProcessingOrg Google Summer of Code projects. an amazing group of students and mentors!…
24 May ago
and in case you forgot it was Bank Holiday Sunday and your tweets are all to serious - enjoy the Hoff - Kung Fury -
24 May ago
Bureaucracy: why won’t scholars break their paper chains? | Features | Times Higher Education
24 May ago
24 May ago
@AdrianHolme @altshift_edu @juspar @fehler I’ll tweet my post to the author soon but am still checking typos / grammer :)
24 May ago
@AdrianHolme @altshift_edu @juspar @fehler ultimately I think the post could put more space between education & (web design) industry

My Learning Materials

Social Web-3 years ago

Slides from a talk on the SocialWeb.

Art & the Web-3 years ago

Slides from talk to web science students at ECS department at the University of Southampton on Art & the Web.

Materials from Digital Output-5 years ago

Uploaded materials from Digital Output lecture on PDF creation and blogging for Part 1 module Research & Communcation Skills. Digital Ouput. Comments welcome as ever.

Copyleft Slides-5 years ago

Added PDF of slides and links from my copyleft lecture toEdShare.

Testing EE from iExpression-5 years ago

Bought this rather nice iPad/iPhone app for Expression Engine called iExpression. I am just setting things up to use its module to the best of its ability.