Monthly Archives: July 2006

Which terms are you on?

Billy Bragg’s music is back on MySpace, and we should all be pleased. Even if you’re not a fan of his jangling guitar, political sensibilities and poetry of failed relationships and broken promises – and I am –  it’s great … Continue reading

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New Statesman, New Media

On Monday I was compering the New Statesman New Media awards, which took place in the bubble that is the current pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery. Lots of fun was had, and David Miliband’s remarks were witty and entertaining, something … Continue reading

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I’m tired of spam

[Read an edited version of this on the BBC News online, as ever] About two weeks ago I started getting a lot of bounced emails. Most of them were notifications from the ‘postmaster’ somewhere that my email could not be … Continue reading

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New rights? Old tactics..

[You can also read this on the BBC News site, as usual] Earlier this month the Association of Indepedent Music had one of those roundtable debates that industry bodies are so fond of. As well as the independents there were … Continue reading

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Online payment

Also on the BBC News website, as usual] The latest Google service, Checkout, launched at the end of June and within a week had been banned by eBay on the grounds that Google does not have a “substantial historical track … Continue reading

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Cambridge betrayed

Cambridge betrayed Originally uploaded by BillT. Taken from the roof of the arts picturehouse, this shows the sidewall of the new Robert Sayle department store – except they are going to call it John Lewis when it opens in 2008… … Continue reading

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I know I've been quiet

But you can catch my stuff on the BBC, and if you look at the Cambridge Film Festival podcast site you’ll see why I haven’t had much time for blogging in the last couple of weeks… but I’ll get some … Continue reading

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Who is reading your email?

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website] Every time you send an email it passes through a series of computers on its way to the intended destination. Most of them are owned and managed by internet … Continue reading

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