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We had a fabulous time at WordCamp UK Portsmouth and two of us from interconnect/it spoke at the conference. Here we look back at the weekend.

When designing for small screens every pixel counts. One of the common difficulties we face as web designers is how to reduce the amount of pixels some large constructs like menus take up.

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.

After nearly three years in our office in Slater Street, we’ve reached the stage where we need better, more professional facilities. We’re off to Liverpool Science Park!

Here’s the presentation given by David Coveney at WordCamp UK 2009 in Cardiff. It covers the advantages, problems and implementations of WordPress as used by the News & Media sectors.

It’s been an exciting year at interconnect/it. We’ve worked on some large scale sites such as The Telegraph Blogs and Telecoms.com. So this year we’re giving two presentations at WordCamp!

It’s hard to measure the cost of code. Simple stuff can be ferociously time-consuming to develop, and bad coders often produce reams of poorly structured code.

The Museum of Computing needs a new home. If you, or anyone you know, has the capability to offer some real and useful help, then they’d love to hear from you.

The current crisis in the world’s banking industry is causing quite a bit of concern right now. However, it’s not all bad news – the savvy company can watch out for the threats.

I was working with a client recently on their own, customised installation of WordPress… and it was driving me potty. The lesson: Keep it standard. It makes life easier for all involved.