Archive

By Alex Muller

This is a list of every post I've ever written on my blog, sorted by date.

For information on why old posts don't adopt the latest style, see The web, growing up.

2015

  1. Pensions: the basics (16 Feb 2015)

2014

  1. GitHub Pages that don't depend on JavaScript (29 Nov 2014)
  2. Performance Platform dashboard admin (06 Jun 2014)

2013

  1. Starting at the Government Digital Service (27 Oct 2013)
  2. Internal Tools and Infrastructure (30 Apr 2013)

2012

  1. On The Lab's blog: Designing for Receipt Printers (03 Dec 2012)
  2. Pirate Party UK (01 Nov 2012)
  3. Twitter, Tweet Nest and the Data Protection Act (17 Aug 2012)
  4. Mid-2012 tech priorities (05 Aug 2012)
  5. Constrained optimisation to allocate modules at York (26 Mar 2012)

2011

  1. The web, growing up (20 Nov 2011)
  2. Site verification (22 Sep 2011)
  3. Contingency (28 May 2011)
  4. Log files, laziness and stupidity (21 May 2011)
  5. On Spotify (02 May 2011)
  6. “Sucked into drugs by the Internet” (26 Apr 2011)
  7. Web Application Cracking Workshop #1 (17 Apr 2011)
  8. A long way from home (07 Apr 2011)
  9. One Click Orgs (18 Mar 2011)
  10. “Screw luck” (13 Mar 2011)
  11. Applications (09 Feb 2011)
  12. Tweet Nest (05 Feb 2011)
  13. Everything should be a permalink (01 Feb 2011)
  14. Fraser Speirs (21 Jan 2011)

2010

  1. Chromaroma (15 Nov 2010)
  2. What got me into the web (30 Oct 2010)
  3. And so it begins… (18 Sep 2010)
  4. Taste (15 Sep 2010)
  5. Inspiration (05 Sep 2010)
  6. GowallaWalk (24 Aug 2010)
  7. Secrets (31 Jul 2010)
  8. Whose face is this? (24 Jul 2010)
  9. The First Two Years (17 Jul 2010)
  10. MacBook Pro (10 May 2010)
  11. Wallets (14 Apr 2010)
  12. Vodacom on iPhone in South Africa (11 Apr 2010)
  13. Making Something (23 Mar 2010)
  14. 2010 YUSU Elections, Quick Thoughts (07 Mar 2010)
  15. Control Freaks (05 Mar 2010)
  16. Dear YouTube, Here’s a Rant (25 Feb 2010)
  17. *****wtf (22 Feb 2010)
  18. 2009: (More) Teenage Killings in London (20 Feb 2010)
  19. Google Buzz (14 Feb 2010)
  20. EC3 at the University of York (05 Feb 2010)
  21. Lewis Bretts (amongst others) (02 Feb 2010)
  22. Who Cares About an MP3 Player? (29 Jan 2010)
  23. Haiti Search & Rescue Using OpenStreetMap (24 Jan 2010)
  24. YouTube + HTML5 (21 Jan 2010)
  25. IS THE BBC RUN BY A BUNCH OF TWITTERS? No? Really? Oh. (19 Jan 2010)
  26. Pizza Hut Box Copy (17 Jan 2010)
  27. Haiti and Facebook (15 Jan 2010)
  28. LED vs CCFL (10 Jan 2010)
  29. Flash (06 Jan 2010)
  30. 0-50 Megabit (03 Jan 2010)
  31. 2010 (01 Jan 2010)

2009

  1. Spending Time Online (30 Dec 2009)
  2. Hey, foursquare: You Need to Fix This (29 Dec 2009)
  3. Section 44, TERRORISM! (15 Dec 2009)
  4. “a more open place” (15 Dec 2009)
  5. Digital Economy Bill (13 Dec 2009)
  6. Google Chrome OS & Development (28 Nov 2009)
  7. Google Chrome OS & Me (24 Nov 2009)
  8. Virgin Trains (16 Nov 2009)
  9. St Paul’s School Intranet (06 Nov 2009)
  10. @Twitter: *sigh* (18 Oct 2009)
  11. Open Leeds & The Leeds Hack Space Hack Day (Phew) (17 Oct 2009)
  12. Google Wave Pre-Impressions (06 Oct 2009)
  13. BT Customer Service (05 Oct 2009)
  14. My Favourite Windows 7 Feature (21 Sep 2009)
  15. Bedouin Foundry (16 Sep 2009)
  16. CWU Spelling Fail (13 Sep 2009)
  17. Link: Dropbox Snow Leopard Service (08 Sep 2009)
  18. The Time TfL Were Crap #247 (07 Sep 2009)
  19. I Lived In Starbucks (03 Sep 2009)
  20. Regex Practice Makes Perfect (31 Aug 2009)
  21. So Pleased Snow Leopard Isn’t Buggy (30 Aug 2009)
  22. Twitter at the University of York (29 Aug 2009)
  23. Mapping Twitter: Exam & University Results (26 Aug 2009)
  24. BBC News: “Anger over child stop and search” (19 Aug 2009)
  25. America (18 Aug 2009)
  26. Google Chart Granularity (25 Jul 2009)
  27. Email Footers (20 Jul 2009)
  28. Summer Jobs (14 Jul 2009)
  29. There's no substitute… (13 Jul 2009)
  30. First Capital Connect's Site (12 Jul 2009)
  31. Jack Waterhouse (11 Jul 2009)
  32. “600 Happy Users” (09 Jul 2009)
  33. National Express Waste, Waste, Waste (04 Jul 2009)
  34. iPhone Scrobbling (03 Jul 2009)
  35. “Web 2.0” Support (01 Jul 2009)
  36. “Access Denied” *sigh* (23 Jun 2009)
  37. Attention Span of a Raccoon (19 Jun 2009)
  38. System Preferences » Accounts » Advanced Options (06 Jun 2009)
  39. Graph Last.fm Scrobbles by Time of Day (29 May 2009)
  40. Halifax (27 May 2009)
  41. Twitter's @Replies Fiasco (19 May 2009)
  42. Why Not? Facebook and Flickr Implementing Machine Tags. (13 May 2009)
  43. Paint an Album (29 Apr 2009)
  44. My Rev is Very Canonical (26 Apr 2009)
  45. Software Evolution, User Acceptance (15 Apr 2009)
  46. Twitter Clients for the Mac (07 Apr 2009)
  47. A Letter To Virgin Media (02 Apr 2009)
  48. Voting? University of York's Student Union Election. (10 Mar 2009)
  49. Section 76 (08 Mar 2009)
  50. Twitterrific's grep Filter (06 Mar 2009)
  51. The Etiquette of Hashtagging (05 Mar 2009)
  52. Wi-Fi in Accommodation (28 Jan 2009)
  53. Hack Day '08 (27 Jan 2009)
  54. OS X Leopard on a Samsung NC10 Netbook (15 Jan 2009)
  55. PHP as a Tiny Database (13 Jan 2009)
  56. Tilt-Shift (09 Jan 2009)
  57. Perceptions (03 Jan 2009)
  58. 2009 (01 Jan 2009)

2008

  1. Rubber for Thought (22 Dec 2008)
  2. IWF Reverse Wikipedia Ban Decision (11 Dec 2008)
  3. The IWF (08 Dec 2008)
  4. Digg Abuse (07 Dec 2008)
  5. Neat UI Features: Break.com (30 Nov 2008)
  6. Update to My Last.fm Scrobbling Test (16 Nov 2008)
  7. Other People's Data (15 Nov 2008)
  8. Twitter's Lacking (14 Nov 2008)
  9. Lack of Security (13 Nov 2008)
  10. The Shell (09 Nov 2008)
  11. Here's One I Made Earlier (09 Nov 2008)
  12. Quirky (08 Nov 2008)
  13. To the Cloud... (22 Oct 2008)
  14. FOWA Day 1 (09 Oct 2008)
  15. The Kitchen (08 Oct 2008)
  16. Facebook iPhone 2.0 (02 Oct 2008)
  17. I'm Going to FOWA (24 Sep 2008)
  18. Mapping Customers (24 Sep 2008)
  19. How Genius Is Genius? (23 Sep 2008)
  20. FOWA '08 (22 Sep 2008)
  21. Teenage Killings in London (14 Sep 2008)
  22. Trailguru (14 Sep 2008)
  23. What Does AJAX Look Like? (11 Sep 2008)
  24. Learning: XMLHttpRequest (11 Sep 2008)
  25. The "People I Know" Map (11 Sep 2008)
  26. Yesterday's Apple Stuff (10 Sep 2008)
  27. FaceYourManga (10 Sep 2008)
  28. Email (09 Sep 2008)
  29. Student Banking (08 Sep 2008)
  30. St Paul's (08 Sep 2008)
  31. Time Lapsed (08 Sep 2008)
  32. Conversations in SMS (07 Sep 2008)
  33. Google: Searching (and Analysing) Since 1998 (07 Sep 2008)
  34. Um, Like, the Mac? (05 Sep 2008)
  35. MobileChat (04 Sep 2008)
  36. Spore (03 Sep 2008)
  37. GameCamp (03 Sep 2008)
  38. Go and Die in a Hole (02 Sep 2008)
  39. T-Mobile vs O2 on Mobile Data (02 Sep 2008)
  40. My Crappy MacBook (01 Sep 2008)
  41. Facebook & Schools (31 Aug 2008)
  42. Best Apple Thingum Ever (25 Aug 2008)
  43. Bread and Veg (21 Aug 2008)
  44. iPhone iMpressions (17 Aug 2008)
  45. Tube Advertising (11 Aug 2008)
  46. Statisticals (10 Aug 2008)
  47. iCal Time Zones (07 Aug 2008)
  48. Redesign. Erm, Kinda... (25 Jul 2008)
  49. Haha (24 Jul 2008)
  50. Memories (12 Jul 2008)
  51. I'm Done (29 Jun 2008)
  52. The Problem With TfL (14 Jun 2008)
  53. Last.fm's Audioscrobbler (26 May 2008)
  54. Facebook: After Deactivation (25 May 2008)
  55. Screenflow (23 May 2008)
  56. Last.fm Beta (23 May 2008)
  57. The Simplest Things (19 May 2008)
  58. Rapidshare Is Stupid (11 May 2008)
  59. YouTube Quality (15 Mar 2008)
  60. Friendship-Struck (13 Feb 2008)
  61. Longcat & Scientology (10 Feb 2008)
  62. Paramore (03 Feb 2008)
  63. Back. Up. (20 Jan 2008)
  64. OLPC on BBC News (13 Jan 2008)

2007

  1. Christmas 2.0 (25 Dec 2007)
  2. Nokia 2630 (21 Dec 2007)
  3. Apple Cares? (20 Dec 2007)
  4. For Legal Reasons... (16 Dec 2007)
  5. "Master Your DSLR" (10 Dec 2007)
  6. Supported (10 Dec 2007)
  7. Hellogoodbye & Brixton (08 Dec 2007)
  8. "Favourite Diff" (06 Dec 2007)
  9. Designing the Social Web (05 Dec 2007)
  10. Habit (04 Dec 2007)
  11. Color Decoder (21 Nov 2007)
  12. Facebook: Block Applications (18 Nov 2007)
  13. Mobile Uni (18 Nov 2007)
  14. Nice Little Things (16 Nov 2007)
  15. Targeted Ads (08 Nov 2007)
  16. McFail (29 Oct 2007)
  17. MacUpdate (28 Oct 2007)
  18. Funny Twitter #639 (28 Oct 2007)
  19. OiNK.cd Shut Down (23 Oct 2007)
  20. Screwed Up Sleep (15 Oct 2007)
  21. Protecting My Lil Twitters (14 Oct 2007)
  22. Wikipedia Vandalism (11 Oct 2007)
  23. Rhetorical Question? (08 Oct 2007)
  24. Amazon MP3 Ranting (07 Oct 2007)
  25. Facebook Apps (07 Oct 2007)
  26. Profile Unavailable (05 Oct 2007)
  27. FOWA (05 Oct 2007)
  28. Getting Through the Day (28 Sep 2007)
  29. Oi, Remember Me? (27 Sep 2007)
  30. Warwick Uni Open Day (26 Sep 2007)
  31. TV Stats (24 Sep 2007)
  32. Sweets (22 Sep 2007)
  33. Facebook Safety (22 Sep 2007)
  34. Browsing (21 Sep 2007)
  35. Lame Excuses (16 Sep 2007)
  36. Into London (09 Sep 2007)
  37. Speed Test (08 Sep 2007)
  38. Positive Government Response (07 Sep 2007)
  39. Statistics (03 Sep 2007)
  40. Cranky (03 Sep 2007)
  41. The Number 23 (01 Sep 2007)
  42. 1408 (31 Aug 2007)
  43. Rubbish (29 Aug 2007)
  44. Old Tech (24 Aug 2007)
  45. Main Paged (14 Aug 2007)
  46. ‘Beta’ and ‘Invite-Only’ (21 Jul 2007)
  47. University of York (10 Jul 2007)
  48. On GNER & Wi-Fi (08 Jul 2007)
  49. SPS Web Design (30 Jun 2007)
  50. Bristol University (28 Jun 2007)