Barry Frost

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Reposted Alastair Campbell‘s post on Twitter
The UK’s digital security centre recommends *against* forced password expiry, at last someone has said it.…


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North Norfolk Notes

Earlier this week I returned from a very enjoyable holiday in a surprisingly sunny North Norfolk with Laura and 10-month old Henry. For posterity and in case it’s useful for those with a similarly-aged baby/toddler, here are a few of my highlights.

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UK accountants used by Go Free Range


the free HR platform for small businesses

As a user of an Advanced (Acorn) Risc Machines chip in my Archimedes in the 80s/90s, I’m a bit sad it’s being sold abroad

22 UK attractions you must take your kids to before they turn 16

Nothing much further to add to #brexit . I voted for us to stay in, but now that we’re (going to be) out, the sooner we can stabilise the economy, society and politics the better. The Thick Of It’s “omnishambles” feels more appropriate a term than ever.

'Smartphone by default' internet users

A qualitative research report conducted by ESRO for Ofcom

Becoming a contractor programmer in the UK

Receiving push notifications (with emoji!) even before you put your @getmondo card away is pretty cool

The apps in my Panasonic TV broke last night. Turns out Netflix etc. must phone home to a Panasonic URL even if it’s down

Top 100 Recruiters In UK Startups

This is how you raise a seed round in 2016

(in Europe/UK)


UK HR software that integrates with Google Apps

Finding People – Events

UK developer events for “finding people”


Curated music for different types of public places

Ofcom: Smartphones are now the most important internet device in UK

The study found that a third (33 percent) of U.K. Internet users now view their smartphones as an important device for going online, compared to 30 percent who are still sticking with their laptops […] Two-thirds (66 percent) of people in the U.K. now own a smartphone, with Brits’ using their mobiles for nearly two hours per day.

Netflix UK best movies list

FatallyFlawed (the myth of safety socket covers)