Create a better search engine than Google

The findings and opinions contained within this post are entirely mine and do not necessarily reflect those of Edge Hill University. The research and write up was done in my own time and is only posted here because it may be of interest to the HE community. At BarCamp Liverpool I gave a talk about […]

Ian Forrester on Backstage

Last night I went down to my second GeekUp meet at 3345 Parr Street in Liverpool. If you don’t know what GeekUp is, here’s a quote from the website: GeekUp is a community of web designers, web developers, and other tech-minded folk from the North West. Our socials take place once a month in Leeds, […]

10ish five-minute ways to improve your website

There’s some speakers to do the conference circuit who recycle the same old material each time they present and if I’m not careful I could turn into one of them! At this year’s IWMW, they held a “BarCamp” session. If you’re already familiar with BarCamps then don’t get too excited as it wasn’t a proper […]

BarCampNorthEast: Day 2

Recharged by all I could eat from Newcastle’s finest only Mongolian-Chinese restaurant (it was very good) I headed back to the Art Works Galleries for day two of BarCampNorthEast. I caught the second half of Tom Morris’ session on Citizendium. It’s like Wikipedia but with stricter editing rules and obligatory disclosure of editor’s real names. […]