Barry Frost

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Helium

Helium is a floating browser window that allows you to watch media while you work. Your content will never fall behind your other windows even as you switch tasks.

Enjoying this (much-linked) Nathan Barley 10-year retrospective which times nicely with my visit to Hoxton tonight http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2015/feb/10/nathan-barley-charlie-brooker-east-london-comedy

What Snapchat Might Do Next With Discover

Analysis by @losowsky on how Snapchat Discover could evolve to become a major tool for publishers

Brighton’s Silicon Beach tech cluster finally breaks shore

TC piece about leading tech companies based in Brighton

Why Separate Mobile & Desktop Web Pages?

Would like to meet: The truth about internet dating

Quotes and commentary from online dating users, including, “I don’t want someone like me. Why on earth would I want someone like me?”

Embedly

Takes a content URL (eg a YouTube video) and returns JSON/XML info on how to embed it

Apple TV 2 review

UK specific, hands-on review of the ATV2

Vector Social Media Icons

The Daily Mail list of 'Things that give you cancer'

Social media usage up 159% in the UK

…and now accounts for almost 23% of time spent on the internet in the UK

Today's Guardian

A completely different way of reading The Guardian online, more like the printed newspaper with a sense of reading from a beginning to the end. Less friction and interruptions too.

Quarter of tweens on social networks

“A quarter of UK internet users aged eight to 12 had profiles on Facebook, Bebo or MySpace last year, research has found, although the lowest minimum age set on any of the sites is 13.” “44% of children between 12 and 15 thought downloading shared copies of films and music for free should not be illegal.”

Social Media Icons — Paul Robert Lloyd

Online dating takes an upward turn as the recession bites

Combine newly merged Match and Meetic (DatingDirect) together and ignore PoF (because they’re free) means we’re No. 2 in the UK dating market

Magazine titles on Twitter - Media UK

List of publications with a Twitter profile. Very music heavy it seems

Boxee and Plex

I’d heard of the former, but the latter looks worth a go. Will try this with my MacBook Air when setting up my new telly

boxee: the open, connected, social media center for mac os x and linux

Now supports BBC iPlayer. Time to get myself a Mac Mini and start using this - will also work with Apple TV.

Ultimate Asset

“Ultimate Asset is recognised as the most progressive digital media headhunters in the UK”

Major Players

Recruitment Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations PR, Design and Digital Jobs UK