https://danq.me Personal blog of Dan Q: hacker, magician, geocacher, gamer... Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:07:38 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://danq.me/2017/11/15/7476/ https://danq.me/2017/11/15/7476/#respond Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:26:17 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7476 I see you’ve changed your Twitter handle, @librarybilkent! Your site still looks like you’ve #stolen the #webdesign from @bodleianlibs, though (and changed the license to a #CreativeCommons one, although the fact you forgot to change the #GoogleAnalytics ID is a giveaway…).

RT https://twitter.com/scatmandan/status/909799082616647684

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/15/7476/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/11/11/7472/ https://danq.me/2017/11/11/7472/#respond Sat, 11 Nov 2017 16:36:19 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7472 Starring to feel like #Christmas! It’s that time of the year when I finally run out of goose fat from LAST Christmas.

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/11/7472/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7454/ https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7454/#respond Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:11:28 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7454 Speaking of volunteers, #MuseTech17: how do you manage yours? Wearing my @3RingsCIC hat: www.threerings.org.uk is seeing increased adoption.

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7454/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7452/ https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7452/#respond Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:39:51 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7452 #MuseTech17 @cawston I wonder how the psychological diff. between transparent and opaque donation boxes is affected by “opaque” contactless?

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7452/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7450/ https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7450/#respond Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:36:37 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7450 #MuseTech17 @cawston has done interesting experiments in feedback/”rewards” for contactless donors, e.g. “thanks” videos.

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7450/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7448/ https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7448/#comments Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:12:13 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7448 #MuseTech17 Thought: does adding a “narrative-building”  preposition to digital exhibit labels count as clickbait?

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7448/feed/ 1 https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7446/ https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7446/#respond Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:07:44 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7446 #MuseTech17 Kevin Bacon and his team have learned the same lessons as the @bodleianlibs did about kiosks, in the same order… #dejavu

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7446/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7444/ https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7444/#comments Fri, 03 Nov 2017 10:39:04 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7444 Are speakers planning to put #MuseTech17 slides online? It’d save effort by the people who seem to be photographing every… single… slide

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7444/feed/ 2 https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7442/ https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7442/#respond Fri, 03 Nov 2017 10:23:17 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7442 #MuseTech17 @hannahfox: “Encourage (especially young) people to contribute to your ideas; take risks; engage community; focus on feelings.”

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7442/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7440/ https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7440/#respond Fri, 03 Nov 2017 10:13:18 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7440 #musetech17 @hannahfox sells us on the value of empathy in the museum sector. Don’t be afraid to feel!

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7440/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7435/ https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7435/#respond Fri, 03 Nov 2017 07:39:27 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7435 Off to #musetech17 (@ukmcg) at the @I_W_M, who also happen to be @3RingsCIC users… #wearingmanyhats

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/03/7435/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/11/01/7418/ https://danq.me/2017/11/01/7418/#respond Wed, 01 Nov 2017 15:10:14 +0000 https://danq.me/?p=7418 Excited to hear that #ogn45 will be happening this autumn. Any update on when/where, @oxfordgeeks?

]]> https://danq.me/2017/11/01/7418/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/10/21/7408/ https://danq.me/2017/10/21/7408/#respond Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:04:49 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7408 @YodelOnline Suggestion: if your helpdesk closes while people are queueing, CUT THEM OFF instead of letting them pay until they get bored. https://t.co/zW1eBMfXDM

]]> https://danq.me/2017/10/21/7408/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/10/09/7406/ https://danq.me/2017/10/09/7406/#respond Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:13:09 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7406 An aging real estate tycoon’s dementia gives him delusions that he’s the US president. We are that delusion. #AlternateRealityProblems

]]> https://danq.me/2017/10/09/7406/feed/ 0 https://danq.me/2017/09/18/7404/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:19:34 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7404 Hey @KutphaneBilkent (Bilkent University Library): couldn’t help but notice your website looks suspiciously like those of @bodleianlibs…? https://t.co/8ehxUxLNHz

]]> https://danq.me/2017/05/12/7402/ Fri, 12 May 2017 20:28:09 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7402 A fellow @3RingsCIC volunteer echoed my feelings, recently. https://t.co/ZfDyIYoqqC

]]> https://danq.me/2017/03/31/7400/ Fri, 31 Mar 2017 07:38:41 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7400 Thanks for an awesome hacknight last night @JSOxford + @render_conf…. hey… that’s me on the screen! #RenderConf https://t.co/wsoYCjMr3d

]]> https://danq.me/2017/03/30/7398/ Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:56:35 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7398 Idea: @jmperezperez’s progressive images (a-la Medium) plus Service Worker to detect failures, sched. a retry. Who want to hack? #renderconf

]]> https://danq.me/2017/03/30/7396/ Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:49:48 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7396 When you disable text selection or right-clicking you break text-to-speech systems and don’t protect content anyway. @ninjanails #renderconf

]]> https://danq.me/2017/03/30/7394/ Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:56:45 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7394 The big question when evaluating technology shouldn’t be “how well does it work?” but “how well does it fail?”, says @adactio. #RenderConf

]]> https://danq.me/2017/02/28/7392/ Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:56:01 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7392 Remember the #psion? (y’know, the best palmtop ever built) @planetcom2017 building a true successor, the #gemini: https://t.co/SmJ9rPdnSj

]]> https://danq.me/2017/02/16/7390/ Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:27:23 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7390 #SausageSelfie at @notdogsUK’s new RESTAURANT at the Bullring in Birmingham. #vegetarian #joy https://t.co/RsZ9lc0uSs

]]> https://danq.me/2016/12/24/7388/ Sat, 24 Dec 2016 11:24:43 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7388 I might have bought a larger ham than I ought to have. #xmaseve https://t.co/Adq3fHISia

]]> https://danq.me/2016/12/09/7384/ Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:51:30 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7384 Bought my early bird ticket to @render_conf 2017! I’ve attended every year, including when it was jQuery UK. March can’t come soon enough! https://t.co/QO9aFdGp52

]]> https://danq.me/2016/11/20/7386/ Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:52:15 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7386 Just discovered that I can make @steam_games purchases with #bitcoin (via @bitpay). Life changed.

]]> https://danq.me/2016/10/29/7382/ Sat, 29 Oct 2016 20:07:40 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7382 My device will restart when, exactly, @Microsoft? https://t.co/UbZck3ZZye

]]> https://danq.me/2016/10/27/7380/ Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:36:13 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7380 As a huge fanboy of @timberners_lee, I can’t describe how excited I am that he’s accepted a position at @UniofOxford
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]]> https://danq.me/2016/10/19/7378/ Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:59:25 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7378 When someone touts their app-that-should-be-the-web at me, I give them @adactio’s words on the subject: https://t.co/yrvPmzLBDH #musetech16 https://t.co/vkgpIWXEPD

]]> https://danq.me/2016/09/14/7376/ Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:38:30 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7376 I’ll be coaching at @codebar #Oxford on 11 October! More details/sign up at https://t.co/gMiw13DdI4

]]> https://danq.me/2016/09/14/7374/ Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:03:00 +0000 https://2018.danq.me/?p=7374 How you know your job is awesome: “Shall we get the VR toys out before or after we go for ice cream?” @j_townshend @mccarthy_liz

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