• Total Recall: notes from my Leeds Digital Conference talk

    I’ve finally written up notes from my talk at the Leeds Digital Conference 2012. I’ve been a Last.fm user since 2006, but 2012 was finally the year I stopped using the service. Not due to some great epiphany about life-logging,…

  • Leeds Digital Conference preview

    Lots of digital thought is converging on Leeds next week, and I’ll be doing a talk as part of it. The Leeds Digital Conference features a mix of talks and sessions covering design, development, marketing, SEO and blogging. It’s part…

  • Cage around London

    A new site has been launched, to accompany a BBC Proms event inspired by the work of innovative composer John Cage. The John Cage Music Walk is a guided event around ten locations in London, where the audience can listen…

  • Little Monsters

    Dean Vipond has designed the site for a fantastic new game, which helps children learn to read. Teach Your Monster To Read is an ambitious online game, created by the Usborne Foundation, to four and five year olds with the…

  • Creating a spark

    Dean Vipond has designed the visual identity for Amblr, an exciting service for creating geo-located audio-visual experiences through mobile devices. Amblr apps deliver audio and visual content, depending on a person’s specific location. This allows for interesting, unique, story-based experiences…

  • Capering about

    Dean Vipond has designed the logo for an interesting new start-up called Caper. Caper aims to promote disruptive thinking and action within businesses and cultural organisations, and encourage new ways of doing things. The logo has been designed as a…

  • Twelve stories high

    I went along to the third incarnation of The Story, a conference based around storytelling in its many forms, in the fantastic Conway Hall in London. There was a pleasingly eclectic roster of speakers, all lovingly emblazoned on the solid…

  • Nightmare High now live!

    Nightmare High, a pioneering online game for Channel 4 Education, launches today. Aimed at 11–13 year olds making the transition from junior school to ‘big’ school, and examines the personal qualities needed to help them through. Dean Vipond was appointed…

  • Open data, open to all

    Here’s a write-up of some interesting open data projects showcased at Manchester’s FutureEverything conference in May. There was an overarching theme at this year’s FutureEverything of ‘cities’ – what makes them unique, what drives their development, how people live in…

  • Can you crack The Code?

    The interactive experience for BBC’s The Code is now live! The digital component of BBC’s pioneering new three-part TV series The Code has now launched. Dean Vipond was appointed by game and storytelling experts Six To Start to provide visual…