Monthly Archives: February 2009

Lift09

I’m lucky enough to be in Geneva today at the simply wonderful Lift09, where I’ve met lots of great people – old and new friends – and been stimulated, entertained and surprised. I gave a short talk at lunchtime, and … Continue reading

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Beware complacency, not cancer

[As ever, this on the BBC News website.  And as of this morning Facebook seems to have decided to open up some of its processes to user engagement, so the dangers I talk of may be avoided] The fuss over … Continue reading

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I Link Therefore I Am

[As ever, this is also on the BBC News website] I had to send a fax to a US university recently on behalf of my daughter, and I realised that not only do I not own a fax machine, I … Continue reading

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I’ve taught someone to microblog

My good friend Solana Larsen is Managing Editor at Global Voices and one of the more imaginative, creative and simply inspiring people I know. Last week she decided to something suitably bloggy to celebrate February 14: Valentine’s Day (February 14) … Continue reading

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[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website too] When I heard that full episodes of The Prisoner TV series were available online I immediately headed over to the AMC website to wallow in nostalgic enjoyment and … Continue reading

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Get Carter…

[As always, this can be read on the BBC News website. And thanks to Tony Hirst there’s a commentable version of the Digital Britain report, which we will draw to Carter’s attention.. Added 8/2/09: there’s a useful commentary on the … Continue reading

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Coke’s Superbowl Ad

Ok, so it’s cheesy and the idea that fizzy drinks are a bonding experience not one I entirely endorse… but well made with many grace notes (watch the avatar trying to get into the cafe walking like a SL newbie) … Continue reading

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