During our 25 days of blogging last year, Sam talked about some of the new websites designs that we've been working on. The 125 website was the first to go live last month and today we have released the website accompanying the exhibition for a new sports development. For both sites we've developed some new ways of … Continue reading Video, Silverlight and jQuery
Microsoft announces the closure of Encarta later this year after losing ground over the years to freely available reference material on the Internet and on web sites like Wikipedia. "People today seek and consume information in considerably different ways than in years past," the software maker said in a notice posted on its MSN website. … Continue reading Encarta bit by Wikipedia: Another triumph for Web 2.0
Occasionally Microsoft comes out with some really interesting stuff. The Break Up, and the accompanying blog show that at least parts of Microsoft are thinking right. But while the video is fine and all that, perhaps more interesting is the fact that the blog uses WordPress.com rather than Microsoft's own platforms, video is hosted by … Continue reading The Empire Strikes Back
Everywhere I turn people seem to be talking about Facebook (I know I'm very guilty of it). From a University perspective it's creating a lot of debate - How much should we encourage it's use? Should we be plugging into it? Can we reprimand our students if we find information we don't like on it? … Continue reading The Facebook debate goes on…
Answers on a postcard... I wonder how much time and effort it takes to make a video like this. Is it the kind of thing Edge Hill could produce? Via Mike Huntington.
I thought it was about time I posted on the Web Services blog. Michael has suggested that I write something about typography on the web so here goes. First a few comments about typography as part of the Edge Hill University brand. The new logo uses FF DIN Medium in lowercase, an extremely smart and … Continue reading Typography on the Web