Monthly Archives: March 2009

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-03-30

@euan don’t you think that good people see opportunities in hard times? Or that good people are aware that their current place is doomed? in reply to euan # Thinking about accretion discs in the cloud. # @euan good point. … Continue reading

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Remembering my old teacher on Ada Lovelace Day

This blog post has been written to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, “an international day of blogging to draw attention to women excelling in technology”. You can find more blog posts at the Ada Lovelace Day Collection. Martin Belam has a … Continue reading

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So say we all!

[This should be up on the BBC News website soon] There is a famous and hilarious episode of Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads, the BBC sitcom from the 1970’s, in which our eponymous Geordies, Bob and Terry, spend an … Continue reading

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-03-22

Heading out for a relatively quiet & pressure free day – #diigitalplanet done without me this week as they are at #sxsw while I have a life! # @sleepydog happy birthday to you, too! [See how Twitter has replaced Facebook … Continue reading

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Worming our way out of trouble

[As ever, this is on the BBC News website for your delectation and delight] The Conficker worm will be active again on April 1st, according to an analysis of its most recent variant, Conficker.C, by the net security firm CA. … Continue reading

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What I’ve tweeted on 2009-03-17

Heading out for a relatively quiet & pressure free day – #diigitalplanet done without me this week as they are at #sxsw while I have a life! # @sleepydog happy birthday to you, too! [See how Twitter has replaced Facebook … Continue reading

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Take Two Steps Back: A Society Gets the Journalism it Deserves

[This is a response in part to Clay Shirky’s recent essay, Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable.  Update: Jemimah Knigh has a lovely meditation on the past and future of papers on her blog.] When printing with movable type was introduced … Continue reading

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What I’ve tweeted on 2009-03-16

Sun shine outside, coffee and radio inside, and a promising day ahead. # “If you want to follow us on Twitter… you can’t” Paddy O’Connell on Broadcasting House, R4… 🙂 # @johnpopham @robertbrook Ok – how sad are we all? … Continue reading

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What I’ve tweeted on 2009-03-15

@O2UKOfficial my email is bill@andfinally.com 🙂 in reply to O2UKOfficial # Planning a quiet day. # @radioproducer have a great time at Maker Faire… sorry I can’t be there too. in reply to radioproducer # RT @_ade: Permanently referring all … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Culture, Today

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website, and follow the debate on the Pixel Palace site] I had one of the strangest experiences of my online life last Friday evening in the bar of the Tyneside … Continue reading

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