Matthew Hughes is a software developer, student and writer from Liverpool, England. He is seldom found without a cup of strong black coffee in his hand and absolutely adores his Macbook Pro and his camera. You can read his blog at http://www.matthewhughes.co.uk and follow him on twitter at @matthewhughes.
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Matthew's Latest Posts
If you owned a computer in the 80s, you almost certainly knew BASIC. Each microcomputer came with their own spin on the language, and it wasn’t uncommon to while away a Saturday afternoon copying code from a magazine line by line. The end product would almost always be some kind of game, or an interesting visual […]
You might not have heard of Lucidchart before, but I bet you’ve heard of Microsoft Visio.
A simple, free browser plugin killed Joystiq – and is ruining the Internet.
Have you ever wondered how programs on your computer and the websites you visit “talk” to each other?
What happens to your Facebook profile when you die?
Would you like to hear a secret? It’s a big one. Are you sure you can handle it? Okay, here goes. There are other web browsers besides Google Chrome.
A new feature in the latest Samsung smart TVs has put the Korean giant in a bit of hot water. It turns out they’ve been listening to everything you’ve been saying…
Internet love isn’t like in the movies, but it’s all around us. Here are tales of people falling in love on MMOs, malware research sites and more.
Mitochondrial diseases kill thousands of people a year. A controversial new treatment is raising hackles — but do the fears hold water?
Google Earth Pro used to cost an eye-watering $400, and comes with some amazing exclusive features. Here are four you probably should check out.
The inherent problem with goals is they’re all about the ‘what’, and not the ‘how’. The Theory of Change helps you to define a goal and work out the steps needed to accomplish it
Sometimes, the end-user benefits greatly from forks. Sometimes, the fork is done under a shroud of anger, hatred and animosity. Let’s look at some examples.
Blackberry CEO John Chen says “providers must be prohibited from discriminating based on the customer’s mobile operating system.” That’s nonsense.
In North Korea’s isolation, they’ve developed their own Internet. Their own technology industry. Even their own tablet computers. Here’s what digital life in the DPRK looks like.
Virtual private networks (VPNs) allow you to push your network traffic through an encrypted tunnel, making it easy to hide your identity, and to browse the Internet securely when using a public access points.