There's a reason why 'Where's Wally' is so effective and enduringly popular. The human brain is evolved to use colour, shapes and patterns as catalysts for cognitive recognition. These originally enabled us to spot threats in the environment; now they enable us to spot trends and sequences in charts more easily.
Why do some videos go viral? Turns out it's not luck or chance. There's a science behind it. And it's not about cute cats.
A good mobile website must be optimised for every possible device, embrace context in order to satisfy all user requirements, and serve a compelling user experience for all device functionalities.
Education needs to be revolutionised. But we haven't got long to make that revolution happen before we start to harm the prospects of young people everywhere.
"I'm always looking for new toys and gadgets, so a few years ago I was trawling through the app store and there was heaps of stuff related to running but nothing really for swimmers. So I decided to build one - that's where Splashpath came from."
Over 80,000 people have registered, and paid a deposit, to express their interest in being part of a reality TV programme that aims to send a small number of people to Mars to establish the first colony there.
A good many voices on its release asserted that the iPad would prove the saviour of publishing, yet new research shows that, generally, magazine publishing has not capitalised on the opportunities that the modern 'cross-platform' reader presents.
My advice to any company involved in the content land grab would be to find themselves an experienced sub, and do it quickly - before they all retrain and their indispensable talents are lost to us forever.
Indeed today's cybercriminal gangs are so well organized that often they buy "off the shelf" rootkits and software which they use to carry out their activities. Often this software comes with manuals, 24/7 tech support and even in extreme cases advertising!
A couple of my more enterprising friends have recently asked me about how to build websites and mobile apps for their fledgling businesses. Only a few years ago the answer would have been to find a decent web developer
Animal Crossing New Leaf is the next coveted first party title to expand the (already impressive) 3DS lineup. It promises the usual unique joys of the series while at the same time expanding game play in new directions.
Stuart Hazell, 37, was a man with a violent and scarred background which is nothing unusual in such crimes. But, tellingly, he also had an addiction to images of children being sexually abused. Police discovered hundreds of such pictures on his computer hard drive. He had also visited websites searching under 'illegal incest pics' and 'sex with young children'.
So, here's a thought: without the trolls, the internet wouldn't be worth having. No doubt you've heard by now that anonymous commenters who are destroying the web, vicious trolls who are gleefully trampling on the virtual communities that other people have calmly and carefully built from the electronic ground up. And that's where I'd say we have it all wrong. The internet doesn't simply encourage trolls, it thrives precisely because of them.
"There is a growing ecosystem of new digital health products being released to the consumer in what is essentially a health revolution," says Stephen Davies, digital health consultant, in the next issue of Fitpro Business.
One year ago, Change.org launched in the UK. It's grown more than we could ever have predicted. Using the incredible power of storytelling and the shareability that social media offers, individuals who have never considered themselves campaigners or identified as 'political' are challenging the institutions that govern their communities, cities regions and countries.
A few weeks ago I was invited by Warner Bros to take a trip to Arkham Asylum and enter the world of Injustice Gods Among Us. Whilst trying to get out alive I had to fight British, European and World championship winner Chloe Bruce.