Category Archives: I saw this

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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Touching the past

I’ve just returned home after an evening at St John’s College where we had a small supper following my talk at the Computer Lab this afternoon – it will be online soon, by the way.  It was a delightful event, … 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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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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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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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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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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Olympic Gold

I don’t really care about the Olympics, but thought I’d have a look to see how well the broadcasters were doing with their online coverage. Having spotted this interesting comment on news.com I followed the link, installed the latest Silverlight, … Continue reading

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I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us: Al Gore Places Infant Son In Rocket To Escape Dying Planet – the only sensible option… Reporters sans frontières – Beijing Games 2008 – Advice from RSF Test: Silicon Swings and Silicon Roundabouts – … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 23rd through July 30th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 23rd and July 30th: Web curbs for Olympic journalists – What a surprise… Plenty of Blame to Go Around in Yahoo Music Shutdown – Ed Felten knows who to blame, and I … Continue reading

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