I am currently in the process of updating a couple of Mobile Media Making courses. I'm running a number of courses in various locations over the next few weeks. This means I have to play and experiment with apps that have either been updated, or that I've not used for a while. Those that follow me on twitter will know I record and upload much more audio than video. Mainly because my workflow … [Read more...] about The Noises on the Roof
Archives for June 2012
I love Lego. So much so I still buy it. I remember having some of the earlier 1975 Minifigures but they weren't as articulate as the modern ones invented in 1978 and didn't have moving arms or legs. Needless to say I wish I'd kept them. I don't remember them having anything other than a smile and two eyes. You had to use your imagination if you wanted a different race or gender. Perhaps Lego … [Read more...] about Che Guevara Minifigure
I woke this morning to a direct message from an old friend. Not unusual in itself but this old friend @CraigManganello has been dead for 1,384 days. Craig was a musician, artist and original member of Seesmic video. An online community like no other. Craig touched many people's hearts and minds. He rarely left the basement of his house and we were used to seeing him spontaneously compose a song … [Read more...] about Spam After Death
On the 2nd of May this year I took a walk from Manchester into Salford with Dr John Perivolaris. (Here is a conversation we had on the way.) listen to ‘Walking into Salford’ on Audioboo We were heading to see David Dunnico's Exhibition entitled '1984 Looks Like This' currently showing at Salford Museum and Art Gallery until the 1st of July. I first met Manchester based David Dunnico at a … [Read more...] about 1984 Looks Like This
I find the best way to approach any conference you plan to attend is with low-to-no expectations. Especially if like Thinking Digital it has a track record of being bloody good. With so many people complaining of being strapped for cash this year I would not be surprised if the same wasn't true for sponsors and organisers. So I figure, if you dial down your expectations you are easily pleased … [Read more...] about Thinking Digital 2012 – It just works.