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No, those animations won’t change the way we read the news

No, those animations won’t change the way we read the news

We design a lot of news sites here at interconnect/it. Our Senior Designer, Anthony Casey, looks at why you want your site to be more 60s Dieter Rams Braun, than 90s Aiwa.

Welcome to Gianluigi and fun karting again!

Welcome to Gianluigi and fun karting again!

Does team building come much better than go karting? We welcome Gianluigi into team interconnect/it and introduce him to go karting for the first time!

Our Karting teambuilding event!

Our Karting teambuilding event!

We recently went for a company outing to TeamSport Karting in Warrington. Competing against each other in our very own exclusive Premier Grand Prix. I was actually slightly nervous to begin with, as it wasn’t my first choice for a teambuilding activity, but it actually turned out to be fantastic fun! I definitely got the racing bug and it all became very… continue reading

The Colour Obstacle Rush

The Colour Obstacle Rush

A team of four of us took part in the 5K Colour Obstacle Rush, in aid of the RNLI, back in September. We are pleased to say all four members of the team made it over all ten obstacles, but didn’t fare so well with the coloured paint! Read on for more details and a few photographs from the day.

A New Year

A New Year

I suppose we’re a bit too far into January to wish you all a happy new year, but never the less I hope January is off to a good start for you and you haven’t quite given up on the new year diet just yet!

Why I love working in an office

Why I love working in an office

Everybody seems to want to work from home. Well, sometimes it’s also awesome to work in an office. Here’s why…

The Cheshire Cat Bug

The Cheshire Cat Bug

This is an interesting one that’s just come up while we were testing the new version of Search Replace DB. I’m calling it the Cheshire Cat Bug because when I found it I was using a smiling cat. Basically on my various MySQL installs if I use a three byte Unicode value for an icon like 😸 it and the… continue reading

Season’s wishes to you all!

Season’s wishes to you all!

As we get towards the end of the year, it’s time to reflect a little on what went by, but more importantly, to look at what’s coming. 2013 is going to be an interesting year for the company. This year we cemented our position as one of the leading European WordPress firms, but we know there are areas we’ve been… continue reading

Winners of the interconnect/it code challenge

We’re proud to announce the winners of our WordCamp London 2013 code challenge!

Creative Process, Liverpool

Creative Process, Liverpool

We sponsor and support Creative Process, a small, but friendly and fun evening occasional mini-conference that’s held at Elevator Bar in Liverpool. The great and the good of the Liverpool web and creative industry were out in force at last night’s event.

A Stroll Down Hope Street

A Stroll Down Hope Street

Here at interconnect/it we consider ourselves privileged to work in one of the greatest cities in the world. Liverpool has of course always been a cultural and creative hub, but the last few years has seen a number of creative businesses proliferate around the culturally rich “Hope Street Quarter.” Our offices on Brownlow Hill are at the edge of this area close… continue reading

Developer’s Nostalgia

Developer’s Nostalgia

In the white hot pace of IT one may think that there’s no space or time for looking backwards. But the reverse is true – backwards in time is where a lot of problems relevant to today’s ecosystem were solved.

10 Reasons I Hate My iPhone

Now, before the hate starts, let me say that the iPhone is beautiful. It’s UI is terrific, and it is by far the very best handheld web browsing device I’ve ever come across. It’s also the first phone I’ve had which has started conversations, and everyone who sees me using it wants to touch it. If I was so minded… continue reading