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Movies, Craft Beer and Geek Stuff

You know what pisses me off? Microsoft adverts. Seriously they all reek of clueless grandad trying to be “cool” and, well, they’re just annoying as crap. But the series of ads for Internet Explorer 8 have really burried the needle on my bullshit-o-meter. As I may have mentioned in a previous post (I can’t remember) I’m a firm believer in educating the dullards over dumbing down the tools to suit the lowest common denominator. IE8, more specifically the adverts for IE8, as such play jump-rope with my last nerve!

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Get this! I asked some of my favourite designers/developers/creative types to give me one obscure/overlooked movie that they wanted to recommend to you, my lovely readers… and guess what, they ever so kindly replied! At first I just thought it would be cool to post their recommendations but when they started arriving in my inbox I realised that they reflected, in a unique way, the designers’ individual style and mentality. I really enjoyed reading them and have added each one to my to-watch list.

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When coding a new website I was annoyed to find that my front page call to action was not WAI-AA Compliant. It seems the author of this great WordPress Plugin missed a few of the basics.

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