Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

May 2014
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What happen when you give one monkey cucumbers but another on grapes - …via @rorysutherland #uxlondon

Day 2 #UXLondon highlights were @rorysutherland on psychophysics and a talk/workshop from @MailChimp’s @aarron on emotional design.

Epic first day at #UXLondon: inspiring talks from UX heavyweights @lukew @MartinBelam and @iA followed by superb IA workshop by @AbbytheIA

At #UXLondon for three days of learning. Looking forward to this.

interagent/http-api-design · GitHub

thoughtbot Learn

Rails training and workshops from thoughbot

GOV.UK elements and design patterns

Oh dear, @RackspaceUK. I would think the first way to “Get ahead of the game” in eCommerce is filtering “NoFirstname”

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Animals at work should be mandatory. Instant happiness.

kippt/jekyll-incorporated · GitHub

thoughtbot/suspenders · GitHub


Free Web & Mobile (iOS, Android) Prototyping and UI Mockup Tool


Payments for Marketplaces: Pay sellers, campaign organizers and service providers


Dozens of valuable metrics from your Stripe account

Time for sales to call a truce with customers | Inside Intercom

Great read from @russthau here @intercom on why sales + software has experienced a paradigm shift

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I am so hungry right now (thanks, @thesambarnes)


“Recruiting Software for fast-growing businesses”

Innovation Warehouse

Innovation Warehouse brings together entrepreneurs, investors and innovators. Our locations provide coworking, shared office space and access to startup growth accelerator programmes such as seed funding, angel investing, mentoring and events.

Three Months in Berlin: One Tech Entrepreneur's Journey | Xconomy

Tired of SIlicon Valley? Adam Wiggins @hirodusk shares a fascinating look inside the startup scene in Berlin.


It enables applications to store data locally while offline, then synchronize it with CouchDB and compatible servers when the application is back online

iOS Devices for

After a happy period using Rdio I’ve switched back to Spotify for all my music listening needs. Despite a much larger catalogue, the killer feature Spotify lacked was a collection of albums, something Rdio’s UI manages very well. But with its new(ish) reboot, Spotify now supports how I want to play music. Switched.

Prompted by Dropbox’s announcement of webhooks, yesterday, I resumed my semi-regular thoughts about powering this site using a combination of Drafts on iOS, Dropbox and Heroku, perhaps with tweets via Tweetbot using a callback chain. Might have a hack on that sometime.

AWS Elastic Beanstalk for Ruby 2

Hybrid sweet spot

Basecamp’s approach to mobile apps: native navigation, web content

Trying out Twitter Analytics by tweeting a link to a post on my site.

Trying out Twitter Analytics by tweeting a link to a post on my site.

This cash for grouse scandal shows how Britain has become a plutocrats' paradise

Whether you love him or hate him, this piece by @GeorgeMonbiot is a must read

Cells, Pods, and Squads: The Future of Organizations is Small

Cells, pods, and squads: The future of organizations is small

laurilehmijoki/s3_website · GitHub

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This made me giggle !! 😊

Barbecue done and now fire from the chiminea. Happy bank holiday Monday.


Feather is a growing collection of beautifully simple icons. The set is packaged in PSD, CSH, SVG and Webfont format.

Spotify Notifications

Shows the currently playing song in Notification Center

Seven essential items for your medicine cabinet, from painkillers to anti-acids

Google Web Fundamentals

“Web Fundamentals is a comprehensive resource for multi-device web development.”

Congratulations and a happy 10th birthday to @mr_mcd @DavidHart @LukeInTH and all at @codegent in London/Thailand

“The iPad is … a temporary sidestep on the way to a future in which everyone’s computer is simply their mobile phone”