Reflections on Hosting Issues

Some of you may be aware that I’ve had some hosting issues over the last few weeks. I thought I’d take a little time to explain, for the benefit of clients – so you know what’s been going on and what I’ve done about it; for the benefit of...

A Belated Birthday

Oops…I missed my own birthday. Back in June Oikos was one year old. I’d been doing website development and I set up the business to do my first paid job. I then left the security of full-time employment in February to see if I could put my skills to use...
Talks Plugin “Beta”

Talks Plugin “Beta”

I’ve been working on websites for a couple of churches, and one of the common requests is “we want to organise audio files of talks and sermons”.  So I’ve built a WordPress plugin to do just that! I don’t really want to release this as...

Digital Media in the Heritage Sector

Last night I was invited to attend a talk by Daniel Rose on the subject of digital media in the heritage and culture sector. Daniel gave a great talk covering not just how we are making more and more use of the internet at home, but how the world is moving off of the desktop and onto small, portable, mobile devices like iPads and smartphones.

Titles

Soon after creating Oikos I had some great graphic design done by AskSanik who created my logo and put together some designs for print materials, including a business card. And a business card needs a job title that says what I do on it. I didn’t want to be just...