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  • 2014′s most important technology costs only £29.99

    3rd Jan 2014

    There has been much debate about wearable tech, about 3D printing, about ultra hi-definition tablets, but the industry changing innovation for 2014 is the same price as a pub dinner for two, and it’s available right now. In 1908 Ford launched the Model T. In comparison to its contemporaries, it… see more

  • Acts of Kindness (#actkind)

    13th Dec 2013

    As a project Manager at Reading Room I’m often asked to carry out tasks that I am assured fall under the category of “any other reasonable duties”, which can range from mixing cocktails to assembling furniture to acting as interpreter on our annual trip to Paris. This week was not exception,… see more

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    5 mobile design considerations

    12th Dec 2013

    I’ve made a fair few apps in my time; some good, some pretty bad.  The recent talk I delivered to the Digital Marketing Show at Excel attempted to synthesise a few of the things I’d learned along the way, into a concise 5 point list. Of course, the lessons I’d learned don’t merely apply… see more

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    Five key challenges facing digital professionals in 2014.

    25th Nov 2013

    Last week I had the privilege of being invited to Dublin to speak at T44U, TERMINAL FOUR’s annual user conference held at the Aviva Stadium. I was asked to speak on the subject of digital engagement and to identify and address the key challenges facing the audience. For those of you who are… see more

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    Getting to grips with Twitter’s Custom Timeline

    18th Nov 2013

    Last week Twitter introduced the Custom Timeline to give users “more control over how Tweets are organized and delivered on the Twitter platform.” At first I questioned the need for such a tool when the platform already allows you to create lists around topics that interest you, but after a… see more

Some Posts from Reading Room Asia Pacific

  • A home away from Home – User Experience in the Hospitality Industry

    16th April 2014

    So, the plane ride is finally coming to an end. After a grueling twenty hours of travel, which has seen you plough through three time zones and had breakfast thrice, you are now just an hour away from a hot shower and a comfortable bed. It is practically so near you can smell the scent… see more

    • by Claudia Ng
  • Social media, digital campaigns and everything in between

    11th April 2014

    Tweet reporters at 4pm on a Thursday. This is a #legitimatesocialmediaconfession…#or #not. The media landscape has changed drastically over the years. To fully understand how best agencies should harness the power of social media and digital, we should first understand social media platforms beyond the surficial user phase. Having previously worked on a media landscape… see more

    • by Lois Goh
  • Giving on the go – Charities are missing out on mobile

    15th October 2013

    Over 73 per cent of Australians own a smartphone but only 16 per cent of charities offer a mobile optimised website. We reviewed the web presence of 30 of Australia’s most prominent charities and found that only a small minority are using either the mobile web or mobile apps to engage with their audiences. We… see more

    • by Shaun