Journal

Are Web Design Conferences Becoming Too Safe?

Earlier this week, Simon Collison revealed the first fruits of his newly established private entrepreneurship. ‘New Adventures In Web Design’ is an affordable one-day conference landing in Nottingham on 20th January 2011.

Winning the World Cup Would Be the Worst Thing to Happen to English Football

Much like the wider economy, football in this country is an overinflated bubble ready to burst. Two years after failing to qualify for the European Championships, let us see further embarrassment with an early exit from the World Cup. Then let us seize this opportunity to properly scrutinise the national game and its failings, rather than single out the manger or individual members of the squad.

Learning to Sketch

With Dave Gray speaking at this year’s UX London, Andy asked if he would then visit Brighton and run a sketching workshop for everyone at Clearleft.

An Opportunity For Change

As an era of Labour government led by Gordon Brown surely comes to an end, I reflect on my changing political attitudes and the decision I’ll be making at the ballot box this coming Thursday.

Green My South By

Once again, I feel the duty falls upon me to remind those attending this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, that you really need not pick up that big, heavy, cumbersome and frankly useless bag of marketing junk.