Jack Schofield

Jack Schofield spent the 1970s editing photography magazines before becoming editor of an early UK computer magazine, Practical Computing. In 1983, he started writing a weekly computer column for the Guardian, and joined the staff to launch the newspaper's weekly computer supplement in 1985. This section launched the Guardian’s first website and, in 2001, its first real blog. When the printed section was dropped after 25 years and a couple of reincarnations, he felt it was a time for a change....

Latest Posts

Implausibly, IE survives… and perhaps thrives

It looked as though Google's Chrome browser was going to breeze past Firefox and perhaps equal or overtake Microsoft's Internet Explorer. But so far, neither event has happened, as NetMarketShare's new numbers show.

February 2, 2013 by Jack Schofield

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Pioneers of Digital: Book Review

Pioneers of Digital offers practical advice about social networking, digital media, advertising and marketing based on interviews with interesting figures such as Jaron Lanier, Danny Sullivan, Martha Lane Fox and even Stephen Fry

February 1, 2013 by Jack Schofield


Five places to view Vine videos outside Twitter

Twitter has only just launched its Vine video service, but already sites are springing up to show Vine videos outside Twitter. Early examples include Vine Peek, Just Vined, Vinesmap, Vine Roulette and All Around the Vines.

January 28, 2013 by Jack Schofield