1 year ago

15 crucial web design trends for 2016 & beyond

A good listicle before we head off to get drunk.

1 year ago

The quantum computing era is coming... fast

Can a computer be too fast? We're about to find out, and it scares the crap out of me.

1 year ago

The Pleasant Places to Live

I have no idea how this guy made this vis, it's harder than it looks. But boy it's lovely!

10 months ago

Today's most shared front page on #skypapers

Sky News
1 year ago

Why destroying the Death Star was a major mistake

Rebel action would have triggered galactic economic collapse and biggest financial bailout in history.

1 year ago

Raspberry Pi Zero hidden in an Xbox controller

This guy loves to tinker and boy is he good at it.

10 months ago
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4.9 mag - 5,326 miles from Bath

6km SSW of Wasco, California

Live score
years until retirement
1 year ago

2016: Where next for the Spanish property market?

My first big piece for Kyero, influenced largely by open data.

1 year ago

Interactive data visualization for the web

This ace book on D3 by Scott Murray also has a free online version.

1 year ago

Integrating Slack and Google Analytics

Here's an ace way to keep your teams focused on what matters.

1 year ago

All the best data tools and how to use them

If you're into data even just a bit this listicle will make you pee your pants with excitement.

1 year ago

How to suck at social media: A helpful guide for businesses

I rarely bookmark social media articles... unless they're honest and agree with my own metrics. This nails it. Good advice.

1 year ago

Styling & customizing file inputs the smart way

File inputs suck. A tutorial on how to style and customize in a semantic, accessible way using the element and some JavaScript.

1 year ago

The state of airline websites 2015

One case study is worth a thousand wordy tutorials. This is a monster, and it's brilliant.

Some things I wrote about...
Bath 12 posts
Open data 12 posts
Web design 10 posts
Gadgets 8 posts
Twitter 8 posts
Advertising 7 posts
Mobile 7 posts
Online marketing 7 posts
PHP 7 posts
Startups 7 posts
Gratuitous nude

This is the personal blog of Richard Speigal, a web developer in Bath.

Webunknown is my place to strip off and try things I wouldn't dare in my day job. Most are dumb, but some end up in production.

I love building things and playing with data so if I can help you do that too, please say hello.

Richard Speigal
aged 43¾