I’m not entirely sure what this post is. I started writing it on the train down to altc2013 and think it lost its focus between York and Sheffield. Essentially I wanted to write this to highlight some of the benefits of using BuddyPress as a way to capture user activity streams but at the same time some of the challenges of achieving an integrated experience using WordPress. I’ll let you decide it’s value and please feel free to comment (the ‘dirty code’ post will be a lot better).
On Tuesday (10th September, 2013) I’ll be giving a short presentation at altc2013 on using WordPress as a course platform for ocTEL. I had planned to write more about the actual presentation but instead got lost in how to box an open course.
I’m a self-confessed RSS junkie, I ❤ RSS, so ‘How to add Feedly to the Chrome RSS Subscription Extension (by Google)’
Here's some posts which have caught my attention this month: Google quietly introduces Helpouts: Google+ Hangouts that connect people to experts – The Next Web (with optional paywall) – August […]
Recently I gleefully exclaimed on Twitter “exciting news” and despite the interest I didn’t feel until now that I could reveal what had happened, Google were looking for a hire … Google were looking to hire me
End of File/Start of File – before another era starts here are the beginnings of a connectivist inspired conference platform for ALT-C 2013 proudly powered by WordPress
Here's some posts which have caught my attention this month: Martin Hamilton’s blog: How to be a Hacker: Code Poets, Technocamps, and the IT Skills Crisis – July 19, 2013 […]
How to compare two strings character by character in Google Spreadsheets using Google Apps Script or built-in Google Sheet formula
This was the question that came in over the wire this morning. The solution … switch to Google Sheets List view
Something I’m increasingly become aware of is SEO is not just about having the right metadata on your webpage, in fact arguably this is the least important aspect. The area I’m particularly interested in is the tools/techniques the SEO community use to gain ‘actionable insight’. In this post I highlight how some of my tools have made it into the SEO community and why this area should be on your radar.