Monthly Archives: December 2008

The Dude Abides

The boy bought me a ‘Big Lebowski’ figure for Christmas… the similarity is almost painful. And I, too, will abide.

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Facebook foolishness

I like Facebook, and I use it a lot, but I don’t trust random applications that ask for access to my profile data or want to be able to post on my Wall, so I don’t add them even when … Continue reading

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Going Mobile

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website too] Most weeks I am fortunate enough to hear about interesting and innovative developments in technology around the world as the in-house commentator for Digital Planet, the World Service … Continue reading

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From Art to Activism

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website, where Mark has titled it ‘Net Politics is all Rock and Role’!] This afternoon my son and I drove from Cambridge to Lode, a small village just north of … Continue reading

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Twinterval

IMG_7856 Originally uploaded by parkylondon. A fantastic time at Twinterval last night – and many thanks to @amanda and @girlonetrack for the organisation and good times! This photograph from Paul (@parkylondon) shows what a good photographer with a good camera … Continue reading

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Home Life

We had a visit from Rory Cellan-Jones, BBC technology correspondent, yesterday – they wanted to film my home network setup for an internal BBC presentation and talk to me and the boy about the future of television. Rory also blogged … Continue reading

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Making the Market Work

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website] Twitter, despite the attention it receives around the place with its high-profile users like Stephen Fry, is not the only micro-blogging service out there. I quite like Tumblr, and … Continue reading

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Want a Second Classroom?

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website] Although it’s common to hear technology entrepreneurs and investors express concern about the possibility that Google will move into their market niche and take away their business, the reality … Continue reading

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