Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
Saturday, April 13th, 2019
Charlie muses on ol’ fashioned web rings …and the cultural needs they fulfilled.
We suffer from homogenous dirge in most of our contemporary web presences. Having a personal website has become a rarer and rarer thing in this time of social media profile pages.
However, recent months have seen a surge in personal websites and blogging amongst some members of the web tech community. This is something that we urgently need to encourage!
Saturday, February 9th, 2019
As the commercial viability of the web grew, we saw more and more users become consumers and not creators. Many consumers see websites as black boxes full of magic that they could never understand. Because of this, they would never think to try to create something.
This is a shame. We lost a little piece of the magic of the web when this culture came about.
A call to action to create a fan site about something you love. It would be an unmonetisable enthusiasm. But it’s still worth doing:
- The act of creation itself is fun!
- Sharing something you love with the world is worthwhile.
- You’ll learn something.
So here’s the challenge:
- Create a Fan Site.
- Help someone create a Fan Site.
- Create a webring.
Friday, March 30th, 2018
A directory of the regular science, technology, and creative events happening in Brighton.
Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
An up-to-date list of Brighton design and dev meet-ups. There’s quite a few!
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Monday, January 31st, 2011
The New York subway schedule converted into sound by treating each line as a string.
Thursday, October 18th, 2007
Arcade Fire and Bruce Springsteen together at last.
Saturday, January 20th, 2007
This picture of Saturn, taken from the Cassini probe, is literally incredible: it doesn't look real.