Digital design and other shiny toys

Monthly Archives: March 2011

New home, checking out the neighbourhood

Posted on by Paul

My website and email have moved to a new hosting provider, and it’s a relief. Previously, the server took up to 30 seconds to respond to page requests and my email was frequently unavailable. It’s particularly embarrassing to have an unreliable website when your main business is creating them. The last hosting company were great when I started with them but the service deteriorated over time.

The dead tree business

Posted on by Paul

Lee Goldberg wonders how we should refer to the print publishing industry to distinguish it from the growing ebook sector. The terminology is still being worked out so discussions are full of phrases such as ‘legacy publishers’ and ‘traditional publishers’. It might sound pedantic but standard labels are useful to avoid confusion.