The online food ordering platform Deliveroo, like many (most?) online
platforms, monitors you as you interact with their website. It’s not really a
secret that behavioural analytics (or “big data analytics”) get gathered
from our time online, but is rather what we’ve come to expect of online
companies who seek to extract, leverage and monetise the data generated from
our interactions with their services.
It won’t surprise anyone to know that Amazon actively uses customer
behaviours in real-time to affect the …
Always one for being on and beyond the bleeding edge of new technology,
I’ve (with the help of colleagues) been setting up a new technology for
applying themes to web sites. In particular, I’m applying Deliverance
to Plone and whilst I’m not the first one to venture out into the
wilderness this way, I’ve got to be thinking that I could be one of the
few people documenting their experience. Ah, but where to begin?
Ah yes, the proxy. Deliverance is very kind to us in that it operates
it’s own proxy. This …