Monthly Archives: September 2008

Cambridge Film Festival: final weekend

It’s the final weekend of the Cambridge Film Festival and while we’re all tired we’re pretty happy because it has been a great success. We’ll be finishing off with BRIDESHEAD REVISITED tonight, and we’ve got Werner Herzog’s ENCOUNTERS AT THE … Continue reading

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A link to eternity

[You can read this on the BBC News website – sorry it’s late being posted here. But one day I’ll be late too..] While Google is as secretive about its internal processes and systems as Apple is about product development, … Continue reading

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Cambridge Film Festival

0141891 Originally uploaded by Cambridge Film Festival. I’ve been a bit distracted by the Cambridge Film Festival, which runs until the 28th September….

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The value of Chrome…

I’m writing a piece for Ariel, the BBC’s in-house newspaper, about Google Chrome, so I did some searching and was surprised just how many entries about the browser Google managed to find and how many of them were about the … Continue reading

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A soggy future for paper?

[As ever you can read this on the BBC Website too. And thanks to NationalExpressEastCoast for their crowded train and late running service, which provided the inspiration…] The UK launch of the Sony Reader has sparked another round of frenzied … Continue reading

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Heading North

I’m in Newcastle for the weekend to do some plotting with the fine people at Tyneside Cinema and to see Nicolas Roeg introduce his new film, Puffball.  Unfortunately getting here was more of an adventure than it usually is thanks … Continue reading

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