Monthly Archives: May 2006

From Vox Pop to Vox Pod…

I’m currently making plans for an exciting project, producing a daily podcast for the Cambridge Film Festival, which takes place from July 6-16th this year and will be packed with great films. We’re going to be interviewing members of the … Continue reading

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The Library Shelf or the Link?

As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website. It’s already attracted comment from Steven Johnson and Nicholas Carr…] One of those rumbling arguments that betrays a deeper discontent is going on within the loose collection of blogs, … Continue reading

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All screens are equal…

But are some more equal than others? Over three million people have watched episodes of “Lost,” “Desperate Housewives,” “Alias” and “Commander-in-Chief” on their computers since US television network ABC launched the service at the start of May.

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Open source in India

[As usual, you can also read this on BBC News online] The five of us bounced out of the restaurant at around ten, after a great meal, some beers and the usual arguments about preferred programming languages, the future of … Continue reading

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I’m in Delhi – do I need new socks?

Delhi: do I need new socks? Originally uploaded by BillT. One of the more unexpected things I found on my first trip to the sub-continent… thanks to Lisa for taking the pic.

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Delhi observations

Drawing crowds in the Old City Monday was not quite the hottest day in Delhi so far, but 44 degrees Celsius made it the hottest May 8th for five years and, if the CNN weather maps are to be believed, … Continue reading

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My first time in India

It’s seventeen degrees Celsius in my hotel room on the sixth floor of Shangri-La Hotel in New Delhi.  The room is just starting to get warmer as I’ve turned off the air-conditioning, but it’s unlikely to approach the searing temperatures … Continue reading

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Nehru Place, Delhi

Delhi, May 2006 Originally uploaded by BillT. If you need some hardware, this is the place to go…

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Meeting the Delhi Bloggers

I’m in Delhi, working on some programmes for Digital Planet, and I’ll write more about my first time in India later. But on saturday evening, seven hours after my plane touched down, I was lucky enough to be able to … Continue reading

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Quasi-socialising with Will

My good friend and long-time colleague Will Davies, originally at The Work Foundation and more recently at ippr, is inteviewed by John Sutherland in today’s Guardian, talking about the dangers of putting our faith so completely in technologies whose current … Continue reading

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