Year: 2012

  • Trove WordPress plugin

    One of the fantastic resources in Trove is the digitised newspaper collection. We’ve seen people using the newspapers for research & republishing their findings on their blogs. There’s a couple of issues with this: If the text that is copied hasn’t been corrected, if it ever gets updated in Trove it won’t get updated on […]

  • i

    Last year in Portugal I came across an amazing newspaper called “i” (short for informação). It’s the most beautifully designed newspaper. It was only when I got home that I found out it had been named the best designed newspaper in the world. The hot topic, particularly in tech sections of newspapers is tomorrow’s expected announcement […]

  • Reflections on 2011

    As you can see from my site, 2011 was a year that I didn’t do very much writing. It wasn’t that I didn’t have anything to write about, I just didn’t get around to finishing up the posts & they stayed in drafts (hence this being posted in February – better late than never). This […]