Tags: digital



Switching to HTTPS on Apache 2.4.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 on Digital Ocean

The super-sexy title is because this stuff tends to be super-specific to the server setup.

Brighton in September

The digital festival is in full swing.

Web! What is it good for?

Not absolutely nothing, but not absolutely everything either.

Forgetting again

The most pernicious of falsehoods is the idea that the internet never forgets.

Cerf rocks

Long-term thinking for digital storage.

Ordinary plenty

Preserving the habitual, the banal.

This week in Brighton

Reasons To Be Creative, Dots, Improving Reality, Indie Web Camp, Maker Faire, Laser Synths, and of course, dConstruct.

For Chloe

Donations in her memory.

The telescope in the woods

A trip to the Baldone Schmidt telescope in Latvia.

The tragedy of the commons

Digital destruction courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum.

9,125 days later

219,000 hours of wonder.

Not tumbling, but spiralling

I’m going to miss Tumblr when it’s gone.

Clearleft.com past and present

Design iterations over eight years.

The mind-blowing awesomeness of dConstruct 2012

Preceded by the mind-blowing awesomeness of Brighton SF.

Questions, please

What should I ask Brian Aldiss, Lauren Beukes, and Jeff Noon?

From Chicago to Brighton

Geeking it up on both sides of the Atlantic.


Brighton SF just got even better.

Countdown to September

Preparing for the Brighton Digital Festival.


The slow disappearance of a storage medium.

Of Time and the Network and the Long Bet

Matt has accepted the challenge I threw down in my Webstock talk (which has now been transcribed).

Space by Botwest

A day of robots, science hacks, digital preservation and the new aesthetic.

Cool your eyes don’t change

The transcript of the audio of the video of the talk from Build.

The forgotten house

The internet never forgets to think that the internet never forgets.

Improving Reality

Documenting the infinite loop between science fiction and reality in digital art, cinema and gaming.

Digital Deathwatch

Waiting for the deletionist axe to fall.

All Our Yesterdays: the links

Hyperlinks of digital preservation.

South by south met

SxSW is Soylent Green.

The long prep

Care to place a wager?

Voice of the Beeb hive

When is an explanation not an explanation?


The difference between being on the web and being archived.

Erase and rewind

The BBC is planning to delete 172 websites.

Facing the future

Our civilisation needs to hit Ctrl+S.

£5 slides

Talking about Huffduffer.

See me speak

Past and future.

Community service

Reporting on some vibrant communities in Spain, in Brighton and on the Web.

D minus one

24 hours to dConstruct 2007.


Moo stickers are here.

Grab your place at dConstruct

Tickets are about to go on sale.

Brighton R0x0r

A new website highlights why I love this town.