Big & Meaningless Data

Post by Pete Wailes

The main problem with the digital industry at the moment was nicely summed up by Bob Hoffman: The online advertising industry is drowning in data, but has generated almost no useful facts or principles. The encyclopedia of things we don’t know about online advertising since we started collecting 'big…

Minigeist

Post by Pete Wailes

Minigeist, like Upholsterygeist is a minimalist Ghost theme available here, built to use the least possible CSS whilst still supporting nice social buttons, responsive layout and tidy typography. This site runs it, so you're looking at it now. Features Endlessly responsive Typography friendly 4kb CSS Syntax highlighting using highlight.js…

Welcome to Nostalgialand

Post by Pete Wailes

In the 90's we watched Star Trek and dreamt of better futures. Now we watch Bake Off and dream of the past. At some point we'll look forward again.…

Influenceable Goals

Post by Pete Wailes

At this time of year, the mind starts turning to resolutions for the next one. With that in mind, and inspired by something I came across recently, here's something to consider: The goals you set must be things you can influence You have no influence over the success levels of…

The Slow Magazinisation of the Web

Post by Pete Wailes

A thought struck me today, as I came across yet another page of the web starting with a full-bleed image with text on it, that what web design over the past two to three years has been slowly doing, is starting to try and turn the generally crappy designs we've…