Two champagnes

“Two champagnes.” That was a classic, one of his best, always performed for the couples (and sometimes the kids) who ordered soft drinks. Guaranteed tip … well, usually.

The Brighton Digital Quiz 2015

For the 2015 Brighton Digital Festival Rob, Luke and myself were asked if we could bring the quiz back for another evening of questions, answers, fun and laughter. With the new name – The Brighton Digital Quiz – and two new helpers Chris and Clive (responsible for the amazing photography), we reopened the doors of the North Laine Brewhouse once …

The WORKING TITLE Quiz 2015

On Thursday March 5th, 2015 the Inaugural WORKING TITLE Quiz took place. The quiz was in aid of Mind, Brighton who work to promote good mental health in our city and across Sussex. The Brighton digital industry was overdue an evening of relaxing, drinking, friends and raising money for charity. There hadn’t been a proper knees-up since Twestival and Digimas, …

Games that flow

Flow is something that we talk about a lot at work, long story short, it’s the feeling of being “in the zone”. You can find a full psychology description of it here, but you know what it feels like, it’s when you become so immersed in a task that you receive a constant satisfaction and joy as you complete it. …

Digby recommends (in no particular order)

This has been long in the making – my “recommends” playlist. Long story short is it’s a list of my favourite bands and a song from each I feel is likely to get other people into them. It recently reached 200 tracks so now you should definitely listen to it:

Alternative London Underground maps

The London Underground map is pretty amazing and like many others I think it’s a great piece of design (which is particularly remarkable seeing as it came from simple circuit diagrams).

The Dunning-Kruger effect

“The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which unskilled individuals suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly rating their ability much higher than average. This bias is attributed to a metacognitive inability of the unskilled to recognize their mistakes.”