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I’m livin’ in a box… a CSS grid based box

16 March 2010 | Alex Christie

Following on from a previous post about whitespace and the integral part it plays in design, this post is about the use of grids and the focus on layout options and usability / readability. Grids […]

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Tamar at the Social Media World Forum 2010

16 March 2010 | Alex Christie

Yesterday, I visited SMWF and enjoyed a full day at the event. I spent my time attending the workshops which were focused on exploring social media and provided a holistic overview of the field. Presenters […]

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What is Conversion Design?

16 March 2010 | Sarah Graveling

Conversion design or conversion focused design is the collaboration of several different disciplines creating a journey that is considerate of the varied needs and expectations of the user to maximise conversion. When I first started […]

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I’m not sure I need my reality augmenting

16 March 2010 | Alex Christie

My 3 predictions for the advent of 4G are as follows: A huge rise in lamp-post related accidents clogging up A&E’s A massive increase in the chances of getting stuck with someone who is insanely […]

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Twitter, Twitter, everywhere…

16 March 2010 | Annie Wakefield

The founder of  Twitter has announced another new feature to be added to the popular social media platform. In a low key session at the SXSW event this week, Evan Williams explained how @Anywhere has […]

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Searchers are blind to Real Time Search

16 March 2010 | Alex Christie

At the end of 2009 Google launched real time search results to show Google users updates as they were happening around the web. This pretty much meant crawling Twitter and displaying the tweets from trending […]

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The Importance of Early Innovation

10 March 2010 | Alex Christie

Apple vs Sony Last week, the Wall Street Journal ran a piece on Sony’s upcoming products which are posed to challenge Apple’s beloved iPhone and the “revolutionary” iPad.  The article explained that while Sony had a […]

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The Googlization of Twitter

8 March 2010 | Milly Diaz

The Wall Street Journal revealed more details about Twitter’s monetisation plans. According to insiders, Twitter will be launching ‘Google-style’ sponsored ads around its search results. Brands have expressed mixed feelings about the news. According to […]

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WordPress ‘pushes’ blogs into real-time

5 March 2010 | Alex Christie

You may remember a previous post of mine about the real-time web and various emerging technologies that will enable the transition for older technologies into this frontier. I mentioned how Twitter could be useful in […]

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Google’s Babelfish

5 March 2010 | Liz Morray

The latest tech buzz to get me excited is the news that Google is developing mobile speech-to-speech translation: a real life babelfish! The software would provide real-time, speech-to-speech translation to a smartphone, and will hopefully […]