Archives: design

iPhone 4

June 25, 2010 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 4 Comments | Filed in: design, iPhone, tech.

There are lots of hardcore Apple fans out there but I have to admit to not being one of them. I’ve never owned an iMac or G5 (but I have been tempted) and I turned down the offer of an iPod some years ago. But the iPhone is different. I’ve had a few unusual phones • Read More »

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Dropbox

June 2, 2010 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 2 Comments | Filed in: business, creativity, design, Internet, tech.

When Jeffrey Zeldman said he was using Dropbox on twitter many moons ago you just knew it was going to be useful – 2Gb of free external storage. I signed up to his invitation link and we both got an additional 250Mb of storage space and then that was it – I sat on Dropbox • Read More »

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Accelerando

October 10, 2009 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 2 Comments | Filed in: business, CMS, design, Internet, Joomla, philosophy, SEO, tech, Zen.

28th day of August, 2009: For more than a year I’d been involved in a hefty Joomla! project, migrating a large 1.0.x website to the 1.5 version of the CMS. Having been far more involved in the SEO and editorial arts of the web in recent years, I’d lost touch with my artistic side, the • Read More »

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Greed

July 17, 2009 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: business, design, finance, philosophy, politics.

There have been a lot of stories out of this difficult economic period labelled “Recession, what recession?” Whilst I’ve certainly seen no drop in workload, to the contrary there has been a large increase in demand for small business website design, SEO and marketing work, I wouldn’t climb onboard the “I’m alright, Jack” bandwagon; to • Read More »

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No More Heroes

December 16, 2008 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | 2 Comments | Filed in: design, history, Internet.

Nostalgia is an incredible thing. For one, life was definitely less complicated “back then” and the lack of complication allowed times of sheer unadulterated joy. Boards of Canada, although a modern sound, take me back to the ’70s but in the last few weeks I’ve been to see true legends from that decade; Motorhead, Saxon • Read More »

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