Monthly Archives: June 2006

Talking to Bruce

Cambridge Film Festival fun Originally uploaded by BillT. On July 14 the Arts Picturehouse has a live Q&A with US photographer and director Bruce Weber as part of the Cambridge Film Festival. I’m doing a daily podcast for them, but … Continue reading

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Cambridge Film Festival Podcast

The Cambridge Film Festival kicks off next week and runs to July 16, with over two hundred films being shown. It’s one of the best things about living in Cambridge – I’ve been going to the festival for over twenty … Continue reading

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To tag or not to tag

[Read this on the BBC News website too] As I write this a message has just arrived in my email Inbox. That brings the total up to 6,559, though if it wasn’t for the junk mail filter it would top … Continue reading

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Film Festival Fun

I’m sitting in the offices at the top of the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse on St Andrews Street, working on plans for the official Cambridge Film Festival podcast – see http://cff.libsyn.com/ for our site. We launch properly on Friday, when the … Continue reading

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John Naughton's Inaugural

Due to the unfortunate timing – he was speaking just as I was recording Digital Planet at Bush House – I missed John Naughton’s inaugural lecture as a professor at the Open University (only four years late, as Quentin points … Continue reading

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One gates opens…

[As ever, this is on the BBC News website] The news that Bill Gates is giving up his role as Microsoft’s Chief Software Architect was the second item on Radio 4’s Today programme on the morning it was announced. While … Continue reading

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Playing with Flock

I’ve just downloaded Flock, which advertises itself as: a free web browser that makes it easier than ever to share photos, stay up-to-date with news from your favorite sites, and search the Web. Take our tour to learn what’s different … Continue reading

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Suing Stephen Joyce

From Lawrence Lessig’s blog The Stanford Center for Internet and Society’s Fair Use Project has filed a law suit against Stephen Joyce, who claims the right to control access to the papers and letters of James Joyce. The context of … Continue reading

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Every bit you make..

[As usual, you can read this on the BBC News website] The computers know everything. They know what you look like, where you go and who you meet. They know everything you say, can read every message you send and … Continue reading

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All bits are equal..

but are some more equal than others?  As ever, you can read this piece on the Technology pages of BBC News online. The Federation Against Software Theft, FAST, was set up over twenty years ago to raise awareness of software … Continue reading

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