Websites Alienate Firefox Users

Lead story on the BBC’s technology news page is about a review of web sites carried out by a company called SciVisum. In it they say that one in ten web sites don’t work properly in Firefox. This is a problem that I often come across when persuading people to switch to Firefox. If they… Continue reading Websites Alienate Firefox Users

Striking up Conversations with Strangers

Simon Waldman talks about the way that Guardian Unlimited needs to interact with bloggers. He’s talking about it in the context of the Guardian‘s forthcoming move to a Berliner format. The world our Berliner will launch into is almost unrecognisable to the one that greeted our last major change – the redesign of 1988. It… Continue reading Striking up Conversations with Strangers

Newspapers vs the BBC

An interesting article from the Economist discussing the fall in newspaper circulation and largely blaming the BBC’s web site for this. It is the success of the BBC’s news website that most troubles newspapers. Its audience has increased from 1.6m unique weekly users in 2000 to 7.8m in 2005; and its content has a breadth… Continue reading Newspapers vs the BBC