gilest.org: about, portfolio, archive, feed
It’s ok // An idea that became a poster, that became a meme, that became an interesting experiment in internal culture.
A GDS story // An online history of the Government Digital Service, written "about, for, on and of the web".
Blog posts at GDS // Including the following:
Use the human voice, not the corporate voice // A series of blog posts about communication, tone of voice, and how to write on behalf of an organisation.
What GDS is for // A campaign of internal and external communications to explain one leader’s vision for his organisation’s future.
What is GOV.UK? // A short film about the government's website.
Government as a platform // A film that explains a complex idea in a simple way.
Other films I had a hand in creating include:
... and many more on the GDS YouTube channel.
Government Design Principles // I updated them and moved them from alpha to beta.
Blockbox // A set of simple ideas and prompts to help you re-think your writing project.
Satire and silliness for The Morning News // A series of articles involving Britishness, interesting walks with argumentative dogs, the sound of the internet, doing Twitter by post, swearing and Lego.
14 years as a syndicated columnist // Writing about the early years of the internet and cyberculture for the Press Association.
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(Last updated: 25 January 2017)