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Looking to 2013

It’s been an interesting year, both personally and professionally, as they like to say, and although I slightly resent the fact that my day job has been so exhausting, I’m enjoying the space between Christmas and New Year in a … Continue reading

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Nearing the end of 2009

It’s been a hectic year, and I’m currently embedded in the BBC Archive Development team until at least April, though I’ll be continuing my work with Digital Planet, Focus Magazine and the Billboard, as well as other gigs that come … Continue reading

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Turn and Face the Strain

I left my job as head of The Guardian’s New Media Lab in 1996 to work as a freelance writer and consultant, and also to look after my two young children. After a few years of freelance life I started … Continue reading

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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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[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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I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us on %date%: Cuba supports unrestricted Internet, but US embargo makes it impossible, CB – Cuba needs our support TechCrunch UK » Blog Archive » BBC?s Sound Index is good, but we won?t get the … Continue reading

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Who Pays the Paper?

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website] If you live outside the United Kingdom then the BBC website at bbc.com has a surprise for you, in the form of some prominent advertisements. While the license-fee supported … Continue reading

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