Digital Dame Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper was the first lady to suggest that we should be able to code computers using a simple language like English. This lead to the idea of a Compiler – a software for converting software code to machine language.

Video and the demise of digital as you knew it.

There’s no denying the rise of video in digital. The question though is at what cost? In the age of UX what can we expect to be cutting-edge web design when it comes to sites. A few thoughts.

Digital Dame Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace is the first programmer and is said to have written the first computer algorithm for Charles Babbage’s differential engine back in 1843

Do we need digital?

In the day and age of digital there are some times when we should still stick to analogue solutions. Here are a few thoughts.

“Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses — especially learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” — Leonardo Da Vinci

The Full Stack Folly

Yesterday there was the rise of the Full Stack Developer where there was unrealistic demands made of those who know how to code for a living. Today we stand on the precipice of an industry demanding a Full Stack UX talent. What will the fallout be?

A non-coders take on Grav.

Grav is toted to be one of the best flat CMS out there currently. I take it out for a spin for a small web project that I have been meaning to build.

I’m a fan

I have to admit that this looks impressive. Imagine what you could do if you tied this up with a couple of other sensors.

Fads to fundamentals

Ever wondered if your digital campaign is rooted in fad or fundamental. Here are my thoughts on some of Internets biggest fads over the last decade and the fundamentals that still ring true in every execution.

Going Places Advert

Here’s another Qatar Airways advert that strikes that premium, smooth tone that makes you aspire to pack your bags.

No Borders Advert

An advert that subtly touches upon the trials of travel and that it is oft a joy out of reach for the masses,. Its amazing how with different voice overs parts of the same footage is used to strike two different tones and tell two different tales.