Posts By: Michael

Can you make the logo bigger?

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Anyone in the design industry (be it digital or print) would be familiar with clients asking “can you make the logo bigger?”. It’s the bane of lot of desigers existance. Can you make my logo bigger? by Ken Richmond does a great job of explaining why a client may want their logo bigger, so I… Read more »

Domain Names Are About To Change

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Over the next few years domain names are going to dramatically change. This change has been in the works for several years but only now are we getting to the pointy end of the process. Essentially what is happening is ICANN, the people who control domain names, are going to allow a whole lot more… Read more »

A Wild Pinterest Appears!

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Some of you may have heard of Pinterest, some of you perhaps not, but what is it? Pinterest is yet another social network, one that has had quite explosive growth of late. According to Experian Hitwise Pinterest is now the third largest social network in the US. Despite this Pinterest is currently in invite only… Read more »

Louis C.K.’s Experiment

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Louis C.K. ran an interesting experiment late last year, one that I hope takes off. Louis C.K. is an American comedian who you may or may not have heard of. For the record I do enjoy his comedy styling but who he is is irrelevant, what he did is important. You see what he decided… Read more »

Why You Should Update Your Browser

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First things first, what is a browser. A browser (AKA web browser, internet browser or internet thingy) is software that allows you to access the internet. If you don’t know what a browser is you’re probably using Internet Explorer (IE) or Safari if you’re on a Mac. They are the default browsers that come with… Read more »

A Brief Introduction to Twitter

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I’m often asked how Twitter works. It’s quite a difficult question as there are a multitude ways to use it (which is a blessing and a curse). One of the biggest issues with Twitter is its lack of pickupability, i.e. its hard to just pick up and use. This is why a lot of people… Read more »

To WWW or not to WWW

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A lot of people don’t understand (or don’t care) why some domains start with www and why some domains do not. Well let me shed some light on the matter. Technically speaking www.example.com is just a subdomain of example.com, which is the ‘root’ domain. Just like mail.google.com is a subdomain of google.com. www.example.com, in theory,… Read more »

The Obligatory First Post

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Welcome to our new site! Isn’t it all nice and shiny. I have spent soo much time putting together content for all the other pages that I think I have used up my word quota for the moment. So instead please enjoy this video of Nyan Cat which has well over 50 million views, proof… Read more »