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The Facebook Watch that Watches You Back?

Facebook Technologies, AKA Meta, AKA Those Guys Who Use Your Data to Sell Advertising, AKA Those Guys Who Just Lost a Huge Load of Money, have a new patent and things may be about to get interesting in the wearables space yet again. Yanko Design first brought this to my

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All (Good) Things Must Come To an End. Is Facebook dying?

Facebook isn’t cool any more and users are leaving in droves. Ad revenue is down and shares are plummeting just at the point when Marky Mark Zuckerberg needs every penny he can scrape together to build “the metaverse”; a virtual world in which people can work, play, and live out

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The Long List of Apps and Services Killed by Google

I’m a pretty loyal Google user. Although I’m always ready to point out the more questionable aspects of their strategy to dominate the search engine space, I remain a big fan of a lot of their technology. I love my Chromebook and truly think web-based applications and a thin client-side

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Original Magpye Artwork

Digging through my old archives whilst rebuilding the website, I found some copies of original artwork and concept sketches for the original graphic novel version of The Magpye.

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How Attack of the Quarks Came to Be

I wrote “The Arcade of Doom” for the Lethbridge-Stewart Lineage collection and it was only supposed to be a throw-away, fun story involving Lucy, Hobo, and the creepily squeaky-voiced Quarks. Set in an arcade that was an amalgam of the arcades from my childhood, including one in Porthcawl where I first encountered

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Christopher’s Big SEO Experiment: Getting Started

Changes are afoot in my online presence. After some four years or more of managing multiple websites for my various projects I’ve finally broken down and decided that enough is enough. Going back maybe five years, I combined all my websites into one. It was a mad, eclectic mess where

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Did the web get to big for Google to Google?

In their article “Google Considers Reducing Webpage Crawl Rate“, Search Engine Journal reported that Google may soon visit websites to look for new and updated content a lot less frequently than it currently does. It’s an interesting article because none of the talking heads from Google really comes clean on

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