It’s OK…

25th March 2020

These are strange, and scary, times we’re living in. We’re in the midst of an unprecedented global health crisis in the form of COVID-19, and right now we’re all justread more

GAAD 2019

21st May 2019

This year’s GAAD (Global Accessibility Awareness Day) took place on Thursday 16th May, and to mark the event I went over to Spotify’s “Urban Escape” headquarters in Stockholm, where Spotify’sread more


Accessibility Club Conference, Berlin 2018

5th November 2018

Accessibility Club (or a11yclub) is a regular meetup held in Berlin about all things web accessibility and assistive technology. Today they held their first all-day conference, at the beautiful Spreespeicher,read more

Beat Saber

2nd May 2018

From the moment I first read about Beat Saber, I suspected it was going to be something I would love. Now that it’s finally available for Oculus Rift and I’veread more

Heydon Pickering giving a talk at London Accessibility Meetup

London Accessibility Meetup #10

16th January 2018

Over the years, since I started working on the web, I’ve been to various industry & tech conferences. They’ve varied in content; sometimes they’re very technically oriented and deal mostlyread more

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

15th December 2017

The latest chapter in the Star Wars saga has just been released, and naturally myself and my fellow geeks (aka my children) were at our local multiscreen for the openingread more

Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift

15th July 2017

Oculus recently launched the Summer of Rift campaign, a season of special events and offers to promote their Rift headset and various third party software titles. For a limited time,read more

ET riding a Sinclair C5

The Centre for Computing History, Cambridge

15th April 2017

Nestled in a small, nondescript industrial estate in Cambridge is the Centre for Computing History, a museum of sorts with a large collection of vintage computers, games consoles, peripherals, ETread more

Figma: the collaborative interface design tool

21st November 2016

I was recently discussing/bemoaning the lack of a Windows version of Bohemian’s Sketch on Twitter, and @ryanAmurphy suggested I check out something called Figma. At first glance Figma appears to beread more


16th October 2016

“Hunted and alone, a boy finds himself drawn into the centre of a dark project…” That’s the mysterious description of developer Playdead’s latest game Inside, and it’s really the onlyread more

PlayStation VR

12th October 2016

I’ve just spent some time trying out Sony’s first attempt at mass market virtual reality, PlayStation VR. As the name suggests it’s a system designed as an add-on to Sony’s current-genread more

Kubo and the Two Strings

10th September 2016

I’ve always had a thing for stop-motion, ever since I saw the work of Ray Harryhausen when I was really young. These days, there aren’t many movie studios opting to use stop-motionread more

Stranger Things

24th July 2016

I’ve just reached the end of the new Netflix series Stranger Things, and I have to say it was the most enjoyable TV I’ve seen in a long time. Written andread more

Cities of Hope 2016

29th May 2016

Over the last few days, Manchester’s Northern Quarter has played host to a number of the world’s most renowned street artists for the first Cities of Hope street art more


Back to being the Co-op

21st May 2016

For the past ten months or so I’ve been working as part of the newly created in-house Digital team at the Co-operative Group. There’s a lot of exciting work happeningread more