A new domain

You might have noticed a slight change to the site: specifically the name and domain. It was about time I changed the old cunningtitle.com to something a little more relevant, and given I’m now doing much more tech (now working as a PHP Developer), this seemed more appropriate. So, without further ado, welcome to hashtagwebscale.com

For anyone wanting to know what on earth the webscale thing is about: I refer tech-minded folk to http://mongodb-is-web-scale.com/ (apologies for the less-than-savoury language).

For those less tech-minded: “webscale” is the notion of a technology being able to handle traffic with relative ease, without collapsing under the sheer weight of users. It’s become something of a catchphrase in some circles, to the point where people sometimes ignore other considerations. The hashtag thing is Twitter’s fault.

Stuff I've been working on: Full Fact

A quick update on what I’ve been doing with my life recently. I’m currently doing an internship with the good folks at Full Fact – an independent factchecking organisation who take newspaper headlines, political claims etc and, well, fact check them.

Here are a few of the articles I’ve done over the last few weeks:

There are of course, many more factchecks available on the Full Fact site, which (unsurprisingly) I very much recommend.