Writing from November 2013

Twelescreen

I have just launched Twelescreen.com and this post explains what it is and why.

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In Misc on 14 November 2013. Permalink

The Twelescreen code

In my previous post I wrote about the inspiration for Twelescreen — wanting to create an overbearing, Big Brother-style screen for displaying Tweets by the government and security forces. As a result I’ve also made a self-hosted, easily customisable, themeable, one-Tweet-at-a-time, full-screen, web-based Twitter client.

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In Web Development on 14 November 2013. Permalink

Some 2013 conference talks to watch

I never used to go to loads of conferences but I go to even fewer these days. This year I kept noticing mentions of lots of good talks, at many events around the world, and realised that they were often available to watch online.

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In Misc on 30 November 2013. Permalink

Quora

I’m not sure what people think of Quora these days. The only time I hear it mentioned is when friends annoyed they can’t read much on it without logging in.

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In Misc on 30 November 2013. Permalink