Entries from July 2012

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Apple forgets to add a “download here” button to its Safari software page

Running an earlier version of Safari and realise you need to download the latest version to make sure you are as web-compatible as possible? No problem – just head off to Apple’s dedicated Safari web pages on its site and download it. Uh – where’s the download button? Surely the masters of usable technology design haven’t forgotten to […]

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Heather Brooke at #BathLitFest – restore Enlightenment values to protect freedom

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Months late, here’s Heather Brooke – author of The Silent State and The Revolution will be Digitised speaking at this year’s Bath Literary Festival on March 8. It’s posted so late because I had hoped to clean up the audio file better. As it is, it’s a bit echoey, there’s some crude sound cleanup that […]

Friday, July 6th, 2012

From the archives: The four pillars of successful freelancing

How do you make it as a freelancer? Here are four key approaches that should see you building a solid foundation for success. Originally published on the late-lamented FleetStreetBlues as a four part series, the Four Pillars vanished when FleetStreetBlues managed to libel a PR firm (allegedly), and the blog was pulled. This underlines the vulnerability and […]