Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #uk

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 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-36822806

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 https://barryf.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/mondo.jpg

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 https://www.avforums.com/threads/network-issue-with-panasonic-cloud-services-for-lcd-tv-with-firefox-os.1985724/page-7#post-23313595

Top 100 Recruiters In UK Startups

This is how you raise a seed round in 2016

(in Europe/UK)

CakeHR

UK HR software that integrates with Google Apps

Finding People – Events

UK developer events for “finding people”

Ambie

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)

Reposted Venntro (@venntro) Venntro (@venntro)’s post on Twitter
Good morning from Venntro's London HQ...

On my way to the sunny-rainy Isle of Wight for the Festival. Covering all bases with wellies, suntan lotion, waterproof and flip-flops.

Action taken by the ICO over Cookies

Soho is the new Shoreditch: this map shows where startups are looking for workspace

Biscuiteers

Personalised biscuits and cakes. Used for work promo gifts