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Three costly typos in the news in recent weeks

Posted on April 8, 2019

There’s a school of thought that spelling and grammar are not overly important as long as the meaning of what’s being said is clear. The problem is that seemingly small errors can completely change the meaning of a sentence, and result in serious repercussions in terms of both finance and credibility.

Just within the last month, three (more…)

Posted by John Murray

Has the EU just destroyed the internet?

Posted on April 4, 2019

While this headline may seem a little sensationalist, I assure you it’s not.

New laws have been passed within (more…)

Posted by Darren Jamieson

Internet founder speaks out on web’s 30th birthday

Posted on March 12, 2019

Tim Berners-Lee, the Director of the World Wide Web Consortium, has penned an open letter and given an exclusive interview with the BBC, sharing both positive and negative thoughts about where the internet stands 30 years on from its inception.

Credited with proposing the idea of the internet in 1989, Berners-Lee says in his letter that the web has done (more…)

Posted by John Murray

Survey ranks UK’s supermarkets from best to worst for online shopping

Posted on February 26, 2019

Statistics show that the UK is a nation that loves to shop, and more and more Brits are choosing to ditch wheeling their trolley around the supermarket and instead order from the comfort of their own home. In 2017, it was revealed that the UK has the most frequent online grocery shoppers in the world and also the ones who spend the most per shop, but where should they be doing it, and where should they avoid?

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Posted by John Murray

Five analogue metaphors in the digital world

Posted on January 30, 2019

The web has replaced many objects and processes that were commonplace a couple of decades ago, or at least provided a popular alternative to them. Interestingly though, we continue to pay homage to them in modern-day digital discourse.

For example, it’s still common to hear websites described as ‘webpages’. A site has no physical ‘pages’ to flick through in (more…)

Posted by John Murray

Very last Yellow Pages to trigger spate of woeful websites

Posted on January 23, 2019

Who remembers the Yellow Pages directory being the size of a small family car? With the first issue being distributed to UK homes more than 50 years ago, the business phone book known as Yellow Pages used to be a substantial piece of (more…)

Posted by Darren Jamieson

A review of the online world in 2018

Posted on December 28, 2018

As we enter the final days of 2018, now is a good time to reflect on the past 12 months and the big headlines that shook the (more…)

Posted by Alan Littler

Three great ways to follow Santa on the internet

Posted on December 24, 2018

While many of us might see Christmas Eve as a chance to do half a day at work and then sneak off to the pub, or perhaps make use of the last few hours of Christmas shopping, one popular and well-known festive frolicker is slogging his way through his busiest day and night of the year.

December 24, as well as (more…)

Posted by John Murray
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