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Boost your business during Covid-19 with this Facebook programme

Facebook are offering $100 million dollars in support for small businesses that are between 2-50 people in size and have been running for at least 12 months. At the moment the funds are only available to businesses based within the US but you can include you business email and country of residence and signup to […]

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Visualising data in presentations

If your graphs don’t visually illustrate the percentages associated with them I literally stop listening to the point being made. It’s often not the speakers fault, and I don’t consciously stop listening up in my high horse, I just get so caught up in the inaccuracy that I can’t focus on what’s being said.

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Insights in Microsoft Outlook

Yesterday I noticed a little icon in the menu bar on my Microsoft Outlook with the label “Insights” underneath it. I’m a sucker for any kind of analytical data. In the past, I’ve run Rescue Time to keep an eye on what I’m doing when I don’t know I’m doing it. I use Toggl to […]

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Ant Middleton 24 Hour Live Challenge

This week I’m going to be jumping on a train and heading up to the beautiful Lake District in the UK where I’ll be participating in the Ant Middleton 24 Hour Live Challenge. Fortunately for everyone, and especially me, I’m not actually taking part in the challenge itself as a contender, but instead I’ll be […]

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Does a private video on Vimeo allow you to embed it?

The answer will be revealed below…. AA – Ant Middleton – ‘Very Soon’ – Ready For Anything Adventure film from TMP Worldwide UK on Vimeo.

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New Mac Book Pro

Today I had my work machine upgraded from a Dell laptop to the MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) running Mojave 10.14.5 with the touch bar. I have heard a lot of bad things about this laptop when compared against the current personal laptop I have, and late 2013 Mac Book Pro. So […]

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Recce

The Tmp recce. The base Patchy 3G connection 4×4 course 3G coverage about 50% Able to stream live to instagram Possibly not the most exciting start Possible drone footage The lake great 3G connection Access to FTP for updates. Good stream to instagram Live stream worked well Abseiling Wonderful location Zero signal, no chance of […]

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Time

Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day Fritter and waste the hours in an off-hand way Kicking around on a piece of ground in your home town Waiting for someone or something to show you the way I could certainly do with another five or six hours a day to fit in […]

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Time tracking with Toggl

The pie chart for this XKCD Comic is me all over, and I often feel as though I’m turning into the procrastination monkey Time tracking is one of those things that I just hate doing for a few different reasons. I spend more time trying to remember how I spent my time then doing something […]

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ARO: native mobile web performance monitoring

Tonight I was privileged to make it to London web performance meet up to catch Doug Sillars @dougsillars talk about native app performance. Doug works at ATT In Seatle and showcased a free app that ATT develop to monitor native web apps…. think webpagetest.org but for native apps. I highly recommend checking it out at http://developer.att.com/ARO