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A few days ago I had the pleasure of attending a local “digital creative” meetup B&Wmeet. It’s held at the Slug and Lettuce, a national pub chain in the UK. A number of us wanted food before the event, and I noticed an offer on their website of 25% off food if you sign up [...]

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A pile of programming books

We all love learning new things, and I love learning them from books. Why do I like books so much, and are they still useful in the Internet era? What does the future hold for the humble printed reference book?

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Screenshots of different Apple devices displaying the Hicksdesign website

The web can be flexible and adaptive but more often than not sites are rigid and static. Responsive web design is a group of techniques that bring us closer to writing once and deploying everywhere.

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money

This topic is something that many developers and designers can connect with, but for the purpose of this article, I shall be focusing on the developers point of view (mainly because I am a developer).

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rocket

The next part of the rocket launcher build. The final product kind of looks like a doomsday device…

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Minecraft-1

The ever popular Minecraft gets it’s latest dose of new content in the Adventure Update. At the same time adding new things to do and craft, we start to start to see evidence of an ever impending full release.

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IT Management graduate from Bournemouth Uni, now living in The Hague, Netherlands. Reviewer, complainer and careful consumer. I refuse to own pointless gadgets. Usually found attached to a guitar. Chat wherever you find me anywhere, online or in the street.
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Here is your monthly infographic! It’s time to look to the future of wallets and our plastic money.

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catburger

Instead of reading pages of facts and figures, why not grab a coffee and pull out an infographic? I don’t mean a page of pie and bar charts—find something with an epic colour scheme, graphic art and if possible, at least one meme reference.

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