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Making money on the web with Coil.com

As I was saying in my last post about migrating my podcasts with simplecast, I’ve been listening to the ShopTalk Show again. Last week Dave and Chris were talking about different ways to make money on the web and one that I hadn’t heard of before was coil.com Coil is a bootstrapped approach to making […]

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Migrating Simplecast

I started a podcast quite a fee years ago to go along with the weekly web design newsletter. The big push for the podcast came when I was writing a feature piece on Responsive Design for Net Magazine and I had the opportunity to speak with a number of talented folks in the industry. I […]

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Bringing the Science Museum to you through AR

This week we’re heading to the Science Museum for an event with work to speak with people about our vision for 2025 (thank goodness no one has called it our 2020 vision). The science museum is one of my favourite places to visit, especially with the kids. Our favourite room is the space room that […]

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Thru you

I spent about 30 minutes a couple weeks ago looking for this. ThruYou is a mashup of different You Tube videos put together to make 6 or 7 songs, all very good. My faourite is “The Mother of all Funk Chords”, but they’re all pretty amazing. Check out the YouTube Video below (the site requires […]

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A love letter to my website – DESK Magazine

A love letter to my website – DESK Magazine — Read on www.vanschneider.com/a-love-letter-to-personal-websites I love the sentiments of this post and it reinforces the reason I’ve been in a quest to publish something in this site every day. Social networks are still for me though. My twitter stream is where I enjoy my updates of […]

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Ashes 2019

The ashes are over. After five games between the two biggest rivals in World Cricket the series has ended in a draw. 2-2. For a non cricket fan this would seem impossibly boring. How could you play 5 games and still end up in a draw? Especially when each game goes for 5 days, and […]

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Links Writing

Mapmal.io

malmal.io/d/welcome A real time canvas drawing board collaboration.

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How to – Randall Munro (XKCD)

I was super excited yesterday to get a message from Amazon to tell me that my pre-ordered copy of Randall Munro’s “how to” was being delivered. I’ve loved Randall’s most well known work, XKCD, for many many years now and the below Sudo comic is one of my favourite and most reused. I bought both […]

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Save as draft, come back to it later

This has always been my advice when writing an email/blogpost/sms/slack…. basically any form of communication that isn’t direct when the message you are delivering is negative, verbalises criticism, is questioning someone’s judgement, or is accusatatory. Emails to the boss That nasty email you’ve written your boss because you think they’ve over stepped the mark, or […]

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Work Writing

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 […]