2012: Matt Mullenweg interviewed by Sarah Lacy

by Dave Underwood on August 12, 2013

Source: YouTube


London 2012 – Argentina vs. France, USA vs. Tunisia

by Dave Underwood on August 3, 2012

Source: Vimeo


Train journey during February (2012)

by Dave Underwood on February 14, 2012

Source: Vimeo


Anonymise your internet browsing

August 10, 2011

(Last updated: 10-August-2010) I’ve always thought the Tor Project (free internet anonymising service) was a worthwhile initiative. But the idea of having to run a Tor server somewhere seemed like a lot of effort. And I thought putting all my traffic through Tor would probably mean slow internet & possibly some internet services not working […]

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Digital Marketing: What I read & pay attention to

May 1, 2011

(Last updated: 11-May-2011) I recently completed a job application that wanted to know what websites I read & pay attention to. Here are some of the websites & web pages I provided: John Battelle’s Searchblog – The man who wrote the book on Search. His blog on the online industry is continually sharp & thought-provoking. Battelle writes really […]

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Steve Jobs quotes

July 25, 2010

You may have seen before those lists of quotes from so-and-so that get linked to or forwarded around. Recently I got sent a bunch of quotes by Steve Jobs, the Apple CEO. Some of them I really liked and I wanted to share them here. Unfortunately, I cannot say whether a: these are all verbatim […]

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Chuck Norris Marketing Facts

May 27, 2010

(Spotted this on Unbounce.com today) 1. Chuck Norris doesn’t need a call to action. Action needs a call to Chuck. 2. Chuck Norris doesn’t click on banner ads – banner ads beg Chuck Norris for permission to be clicked. 3. The conversion rate on ChuckNorris.com is whatever Chuck says it is. And as a general […]

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An interesting answer to an interesting question

May 20, 2010

Q: “It used to be that I could limit what strangers saw about me to almost nothing. I could not show my profile picture, not allow them to “poke” or message me, certainly not allow them to view my profile page. Now, even my interests have to be public information. Why can’t I control my […]

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Brewster Kahle: the guy behind archive.org

March 8, 2010

Source: TED After watching this video I still don’t completely understand how the Internet Archive funds itself.

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Afterthoughts: Webstock 2010

March 5, 2010

I posted my takeaways from this year’s Webstock on the First Rate blog so I’m just going to repost the critical part of it here. Duplicate content FTW! Here’s what I learnt online businesses need to be doing this year: Iterate. Listen to your customers, watch your analytics, learn what needs improving and optimise like […]

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