Entries from June 2012

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Friday infographic: Inside the mind of a freelancer

Most “infographics” I see are barely worth the name – pointless drivel dressed up with irrelevant visuals. But this is better, and also achingly relevant to this blog. Via the ever lovely Mashable comes “Inside the mind of a freelancer” – a graphic tart-up of some 2012 salary survey results. Of note: freelancers are happier than wage slaves […]

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Hyperlocal case study: @WeLoveBath

Bath is a thriving multi-meejah city, full of festivals like Bath Digital Festival and events like the recent D:Bate on the future of print vs. digital media. It’s also got lots of interesting hyperlocal (or hyperlocal-ish) stuff happening. One is Twitter-based WeLoveBath. Launched a couple of years ago, it’s won its creator, web designer Felix Renicks, a couple of runner-up placings in […]

Saturday, June 16th, 2012

Weird site of the day #2: Stopabductions.com

Second in a series too sporadic to merit the title: via @newkingarts comes this fascinating technological breakthrough – the anti-alien abduction helmet. “Used successfully by former abductees for thirteen years,” the helmet is simple to make and takes just four hours to create. You will need: a hat or helmet made from leather, vinyl, rubber or similar, plus […]

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Freelance Unbound celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

In celebration of 60 glorious years of the New Elizabethan Age, here’s a small tribute to Her Majesty on this interminable Jubilee weekend from the staff and various Hell’s Angels hangers-on at the offices here at Freelance Unbound. For the record, I actually hope everyone has a lovely time. I just can’t quite take all […]