Phil Wylie

WordPress developer, Code Club volunteer & Staffs Web Meetup organiser


Creative advertising from Microsoft

This is the second time Microsoft’s advertising has impressed me recently, a few weeks ago I had fun with their “Certified for Windows Vista” campaign site. In particular the staring competition against “the coach” which uses your webcam to detect when you blink (or basically any movement!). Nick dugg the site, it’s well worth a […]

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Independence Day Net Neutrality Video!

This is the new video from just released today. It features a “Mars Attacks” theme, with the telcoms as the aliens and has appearances by John Hodgman (“I’m a PC” guy), Ask-a-Ninja, Amanda Congdon, Bill Moyers and many others. This video rebuts the FUD video the telcoms are sponsoring and puts out the facts.

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Find out who gives away your email address with Gmail trick

When you give your email address to a website, you hope that they don’t sell or trade your address to a bunch of spammers. Well if they do, here is a simple way to see what sites are responsible for what particular piece of email. This requires you have a Gmail account. read more | digg story […]

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Google testing redesigned results page?

While carrying out my day to day searching with Google, I’ve noticed occasionally the results page appears to be of a different design. It would seem Google’s at it again, testing new layouts! The recent designs all seem to keep to a three column layout, with search options (web, images, groups, news, ect) removed from […]

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