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SES London 2009 and Video in Search 2009

25 February 2009 | Alex Christie

The after lunch-time slot presenting to a sleepy search marketing audience requires an engaging presenter and a subject worthy of arousing interest from dwindling attention spans. Cue Amanda Watlington to stand up and reel off [...]

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Adopt a Blog #26 – Design*Sponge

24 February 2009 | Annie Wakefield

Design*Sponge first came to my attention from a spot of proper old fashioned surfing – just following links on other sites to see what was going on – and I've been a regular visitor ever [...]

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What lurks in the deep web?

24 February 2009 | Alex Christie

I have seen a recent flurry around a new bit of lingo in the marketplace, the deep web. It sounds like a ghastly tentacled apparition, lurking beneath the tranquil web 2.0 waters of the Internet [...]

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Gmail is down…*was down….

24 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Like many people, we rely on the mighty Google to be unbreakable, but it's not the case. To my surprise I saw the SOS signals pouring out of Twitter. That also raises the question, "Is [...]

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Do Digg Auto-bury? And Do I Care?

24 February 2009 | Henry Elliss

There seems to be a bit of a debate going on in the community of active Digg users about whether the ability for Digg to 'auto bury' certain contributors content is real or a myth. [...]

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Twitter slowly rolls out search functionality

24 February 2009 | Alex Christie

I've been using the micro-blogging service Twitter for some time now and I've always found it strange that there is no on-site search function. Users had to use a separate URL to perform a search. [...]

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Yahoo! Web Analytics better than Google Analytics?

24 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Google Analytics(G.A) has for a long time been sitting pretty as the king of analytics packages. Not only is their product efficient and user friendly but the major advantage its held over its rivals is [...]

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Government social media position valued higher than Lord Chancellor?

23 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Tax payers across Britain are up in arms today after The Telegraph reported that a senior position within the Government's Digital Engagement team, has a higher starting salary and benefits than what the Lord Chancellor [...]

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My first website…

20 February 2009 | Alex Christie

My first ever website – as with a lot of younger web designers – was built in dreamweaver. My first attempts at building a website involved using tables and frames. I would create separate frames [...]

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Elegant visualisations of LastFM data

19 February 2009 | Alex Christie

This might a story for the technology blog, it could also fit on the experience design blog, if I was clever enough I would put it on all three. I got to plaing with the [...]