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Responsive Web Design, 6th Feb 2013

Responsive Web Design

As you change the size of your browser window for this page, you’ll notice columns collapsing into single paragraphs or breaking into multiple columns. Images will reduce in size and grids of thumbnails will adjust themselves to comfortably fill a new screen size - or disappear altogether.

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Brands as Paterns, 12th Oct 2012

Redefining Consistency

Brands are no longer definitive. They are temporal. Brands are informed by multiple voices, and they exist in multiple mediums and through multiple contexts. The media that a brand inhabits is no longer fixed or linear, it is iterative, with no beginning, no end, and little permanency. Adherence to a big idea and endless repetition of centralized, fixed rules can make a brand seem unresponsive, mechanized, inhuman, and out of step with its audience. But without repetition, how does a brand create consistency? And without consistency, how does a brand maintain value?

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EU Cookie Law Deadline, 26th May 2012

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file stored on a users computer by the browser when they visit a website that leaves cookies. The browser can read a users cookies and send information back to websites that a user visits. Cookies are primarily a mechanism for websites to remember things that a browser had done there in the past, which can include having clicked particular buttons, logging in, or having read pages on that site months or years ago. Cookies can also be used to track users browsing patterns, such as those left by Google Analytics.

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