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  1. Web Accessibility Specialist - certified!

    Almost a year ago I set myself a challenge to attain certification as a Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS). This is a summary of how I prepared for the exam, and hopefully some motivation for others to learn more about web accessibility.

  2. 06 October 2019 01:10 BST

    Finally after five years I made it to the London Film Festival this weekend. I went to see the London première for Rialto (trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NKTbmqqINs) which is set in and around Dublin Port. Feeding into my Irish heritage, I'm inclined to watch pretty much anything filmed on location in Ireland. The director, Peter Mackie Burns, came along too for a Q&A afterward which made from some interesting insights into how the characters were cast and a strong focus on cinematography.

  3. 02 May 2019 09:05 BST

    Attempting to purchase 4 Fahrten-Kurzstrecke the old way from an array of different kinds of transit ticket machine in Berlin reminds me why I normally just download the app / buy a smartcard when using public transport these days

  4. Linked Data

    Introductory overview of the history behind Linked Data on the web and what standards exist to represent linked data today.

  5. 15 November 2017 05:11 GMT

    Late 90s secondary school IT classes consisted of one day a fortnight learning how to make a Word document on Windows 98 and one day a fortnight learning how to make a ClarisWorks document on Mac OS 8

  6. Changing to HTTPS

    Coinciding with this year’s domain renewal for my website I decided to acquire an SSL certificate for the first time to serve it over HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure).