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Personal posts about life, the web industry, and things that I've been up to

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2017

Improving the discoverability and usability of open sports and physical activity opportunity data

1 November 2017

I wrote recently about how we’re working towards redesigning and redeveloping the OpenActive website (our redesign/development tender is currently open). As part of this we’re looking at people’s experiences of using open opportunity data, and how we can better support this by improving the data’s discoverability and usability.

Redeveloping the OpenActive website

13 October 2017

We’ve started the process of redesigning and redeveloping the OpenActive website, and as part of trying to do this openly we’d like to ask for your initial thoughts.

Render Conference – Being a keynote speaker and MC

18 April 2017

Render Conference is a two day, single track conference held in the beautiful city of Oxford, which is billed as a conference for front-end developers but actually manages to pack in so much more.

2016

2016 in review

31 December 2016

An end of year summary post looking back at 2016.

net Magazine issue 286 – Exchange part two

26 October 2016

This post is the second in a series where I’ve been answering questions originally posed as part of a feature in net Magazine.

net Magazine issue 286 – Exchange part one

17 October 2016

For the November issue of net Magazine I was invited to contribute to the Exchange section, where each month four selected experts answer readers’ questions.

Pokémon Privilege

14 September 2016

Lessons we can learn about designing for everyone, taken from experiences with Pokémon Go.

Tech Talk at West Thames College

29 March 2016

Documenting time spent at West Thames College, teaching students about modern web practices.

Digitising traditional industries

21 January 2016

Experiences of a estate agents moving online, and where they're yet to go.

Farewell, Tea Tracker

5 January 2016