Trying to escape the bubble
8th May 2019
One of the things I love most about the internet is the wide variety of information. Recently I've found that sites like Quora and Youtube are only showing me information about topics in which I've previously expressed an interest, but that's exactly the opposite of what I want to see. So I deleted all my preferences to see what would happen.
Persuasive design in our pockets
26th April 2019
It's no coincidence that we find it so hard to drag ourselves away from apps and games. They've been designed to hook us in by playing on our instincts and psychology but being aware of the tricks can help to resist.
What's the opposite of a staycation?
12th April 2019
We finally achieved our dreams of being able to work from anywhere in the world that has a mobile signal. So we spent a week at a glorious guest host in the Sierra Nevada in southern Spain.
Bye bye Google+
26th March 2019
Google+ is being shut down for consumers on 2 April 2019. It won't be missed by many.
4th February 2019
Start The Week on Radio 4 this morning was on the subject of Surveillance Capitalism. It's not a term I was familiar with, but as they started discussing the subject I realised that I know what it is. Essentially it is how large corporations like Google and Facebook have industrialised our personal information, sometimes without our consent but definitely without our full understanding.
31st January 2019
It's hard to believe the term 'fake news' has only been around for a couple of years. What does it mean and how can we all help spot it and stop it?
Fight for your right to data privacy - Part 2
17th August 2018
What happens when you exercise your rights under GDPR
Fight for your right to data privacy - Part 1
10th August 2018
Tracking down companies that hold our personal data
GDPR - where do we go from here?
25th May 2018
Data privacy is an ongoing process, not a one-off tickbox exercise
Easy on the eyes
8th February 2018
Tricks and tips to keep your eyes healthy and avoid eye-strain when using computer screens
Do you need to buy Microsoft Office?
31st January 2018
There are alternatives to the MS Word and Excel
PC, Mac or Linux?
16th January 2018
Clients, friends and family are always asking for our opinion about which is better.
How to change who manages your website
4th January 2018
Not sure how to move on from your current website developers? Read on...
Help, I've been hacked!
5th December 2017
Read our handy guide that helps you recover from it, and top tips to stop it happening.
Choosing a good password
5th December 2017
In this blog we'll look at what makes a good password and how to choose one.
General Data Protection Regulation
15th November 2017
Are you ready for the new Data Protection laws which come into effect on 25 May 2018
Web design glossary
25th October 2017
If you can't tell your back end from your e-commerce, you need our simple web design glossary!
Search Engine Optimisation
13th October 2017
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is something of a dark art. Learn more in this quick guide.
Heroes of code
24th September 2017
Inspiring female computer scientists from the 19th century to present day
Usability and Flat Design
12th September 2017
Are current design trends making websites less easy to use? An interesting new study suggests they might be.
Do I need Facebook for business?
5th September 2017
We're often asked whether it's worth the effort to use social media for business. Yes - but only if you can do it right.
What did the web look like in 2007?
20th July 2017
Iteracy celebrates its 10th birthday with a trip down memory lane on the world wide web.
2nd May 2017
Open data, the less famous cousin of open source, is the idea that the world is a better place when information is freely available.