SEO – Changing How Bands Pick Their Names

One of my favourite bands is chamber music trio featuring a Cello, a Double Bass and a Beat Boxer on Flute.  I first discovered the band when I watched a video on YouTube that had gone viral of the flutist from this band playing the theme from the popular computer game Super Mario Brothers whilst simultaneously beat

Google Image Search Concept

Being a bit of a fanatic for HCI (Human Computer Interaction) I’m often spotting little ways that an interface can be improved.  Today it was Google’s Image Search. When we search for an image on Google, after entering the keyword for what we’re searching for, our eyes instantly go to the pictures offered to us.

Changing WordPress Permalinks and Google

As with any change of web address, there comes trouble with SEO (Search Engine Optimisation).  If I change the web address of my site, then any search engine that has listed it will now go to the wrong web address.  I spoke about this a couple of posts ago when I moved my blog post

Quotes – Hector and Apache Cassandra Twitter Clone using JSP, JSON and JQuery,

My latest project for third year was to recreate twitter in Java using Hector and Apache Cassandra. The name Cassandra comes from Greek mythology, she was granted the gift of prophecy by Apollo who was in love with her. Hector was Cassandra’s brother. In computer terms, Cassandra is a No-SQL database, originally created by Facebook,

Embedding your latest Youtube video

I was wanting to embed my latest youtube video on my website. What I mean is, I wanted a simple embed script that would always show the latest video I’d uploaded. After discovering that Youtube doesn’t provide a simple way to do this I started googling to see if someone had written a script for