A sniff of snuff?

I had the opportunity to take a snort of snuff yesterday evening – and so, for the first time in my life – I snuffed tobacco. It was a small snort, placed gingerly on the fleshy bit of hand between my thumb and index finger. (Left hand, if you must know.) With a sharp inhalation, …

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Beware of malicious websites!

This morning I came across a particularly chilling article about websites that use malicious code to infect the computers of visitors to that site. These sites use computer coding and scripts to launch programmes, steal password information and otherwise wreak havoc with our computers. What was really frightening about the article was that it noted …

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Converting large-scale print forms for web presentation

I was recently faced with an interesting production issue involving converting a large scale print file (for a poster series that were 700mm x 1000mm). My client asked me to convert the (40 page InDesign) print file to a PDF for posting on the web. My initial attempts at using Adobe InDesign’s ‘Adobe PDF Presets’ …

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Oxford Geek Nights

There have now been two excellent sessions of Oxford Geek Nights at the Jericho Tavern. The basic premise of the evening is a couple of main presentations (15 minutes each), followed by a series of mini-presentations on just about anything under the great sun of web development. As a graphic designer, working in both print …

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