Monthly Archives: March 2006

Offline until April 9th

I’m shortly heading to London, and then via Paris to Havana, Cuba for a week’s holiday. I won’t be seeking out Internet connectivity, so it’s unlikely I’ll read any emails between now and April 9th when I’m back. My phone … Continue reading

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Gone (to a )Digital (planet) 28 March

As I walked into studio C21 this afternoon for the first Digital Planet I heard Gareth over the talkback muttering “don’t say Go Digital… don’t say Go Digital” to himself. And he didn’t. We managed the whole show without inadvertently … Continue reading

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If it’s good enough for Google..

Earlier this week the director of the BBC’s new media division spent a happy few days in Las Vegas. As far as we know Ashley Highfield wasn’t trying to increase his budget for the soon to be launched myBBCplayer with … Continue reading

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No DRM, no cry?

Earlier this week the Westminster eForum held a discussion on digital rights management at which Derek Wyatt MP made some interesting proposals about getting the British Library to lead the debate on how copy protection and rights management should be … Continue reading

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Gone Digital March 20th

That’s it, then. No more Go Digital on the BBC World Service. From next week when the new World Service schedule starts we will be ‘Digital Planet’. Continue reading

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Gone Digital: over and out

And so it goes. Next week is the last edition of ‘Go Digital’ on the BBC World Service, after four and a half years on air, encompassing shows from Tunis, Geneva, India, Kenya, Mali and – for me, anyway -Venice, … Continue reading

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What’s up with the billblog

A word of explanation: the old machine that I called ‘bill’ and which lived with my friends at Verity Networks died a couple of weeks ago, so I’ve taken the opportunity to move my virtual home to a Linux installation … Continue reading

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this is not the billblog

Not yet. It will be when we’ve sorted out styles and uploaded the archive…

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