Monthly Archives: June 2009

Whose Service?

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website] Much of the debate that followed last week’s publication of the Digital Britain report has focused on the proposal to take some of the income from the TV Licence … Continue reading

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Digital Britain: Engaging with the Internet

I got home at 1500, checked out the Digital Britain website, then fired up the Parliament channel at 1530 to see new Culture Secretary Ben Bradshaw present the Digital Britain White Paper (according to BERR) or Final Report (according to … Continue reading

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Pixels and Paintbrushes

[You can also find this on the BBC News website, of course] The 53rd Venice Art Biennale has just opened, a massive exhibition of contemporary art from around the world that takes over large parts of the city every two … Continue reading

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Bing or Bust

I wrote this last week and forgot to post it here – it’s on the BBC News site and I’ll add it here when I get home: Will Bing boom or be a big bust? While sales of hardware may … Continue reading

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Post-Biennale Blues

The Biennale’s new office… Originally uploaded by BillT. I’ve just finished four days in Venice for the Vernissage of the 2009 Biennale with the BBC World Service Digital Planet team of Gareth Mitchell and Colin Grant. We had an excellent … Continue reading

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