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Archive for July, 2008

Website redesigns

I recently added me on Last.fm to my Blogroll, it’s under my old moniker but that’s because my account is now padded out with song plays and accurately represents what my music taste is and would take ages to replace if I made a new acccount. I love Last.fm and use it fairly regularly so I was pleasantly surprised when I went on one day to find it had been redesigned.

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More on me

I’d been meaning to set up a more design related blog for awhile but only after reading this article on Freelance Switch did I get round to doing it. Admittedly I’m not really a freelancer, or anything really, but the advice was good nonetheless.

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Magazines

Since deciding I should read more I’ve been buying Creative Review and Design Week to give myself a few into the weekly happenings of the industry that I’m preparing myself to enter. But as with everything it’s got its own opinion and sometimes I don’t necessarily agree.

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Moo!

Every so often there are these certain companies that just have that charming feel about them. They work hard and try their best to stick to their values. Of the top of my head I can think of two such companies; Moo and Innocent.

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Initial Problems

Well Apple sure had an eventful past few days. They tried to roll out about four different things and most of them failed and fell to pieces. Of course I suppose I can’t imagine the complexity of rolling out all their new stuff in so many territories. But still, you thought they could.

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What I Found…

On the Internet this week. For my Summer project it’s a sort of reoccuring page where I write about something I found on the Internet. It’s can be anything from the Internet that I’ve found interesting, though it’s often sourced from either Reddit, Digg or the Viral Video chart. This week I thought I’d take a look at two unusual videos.

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Books

It’s strange to think really, but before seeing films like Love Actually I wasn’t that interested in books or possessing them. I always thought that the Internet has a lot of the information I need, but it doesn’t really.

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