When I wrote this article back in June 2007 I got a few emails telling me to stop being paranoid and just assimilate like everyone else... In fact I got many more emails in defense of facebook than I received in support of my concerns. Is the tide now turning? Or is there always going to be a miniature backlash against the corporate Goliath's? Yesterday Jon Swifts blog post came up … [Read more...] about Facebook’s Jackbooted Thugs
Well what can I say.. I was recently contacted by Iso Ban of the Blog 'Iso Ban's Journal'. He is a listener to my Documentally podcast and dropped me a comment on my blog saying nice things and wanting to know how he could support the podcast.. Rather than say "Cold hard cash please.." I saw that he was pretty handy in the design department and hinted I was looking for a new logo. Two … [Read more...] about Artistic Generosity
The web is generational, progressive. We have truly hit web 2.0. Nowadays we acquire our social-technological skills through the internet, less face-to-face and much more face-to-screen. At school I talked and wrote letters. At Uni and the following years spent traveling, it was email. More recently it is mobile phone, email, text, I.M., forums and v.o.i.p. Most, if not all of my friends today … [Read more...] about Facebook – innocent social networking website, or high tech spy network?
Welcome to the new 'Documentally' podcast... It's a full flavoured audio/visual production with photos and interviews. Although it can be enjoyed on both your computer in quicktime or within itunes and the latest video ipods, if you want to download the lo-fi files you can also enjoy on a standard mp3 player. About twelve episodes are planned but if there is interest there could well be … [Read more...] about Welcome Potential Listener
The Government needs YOU to start blogging now! Think about it. At this moment in time, those that run society have a few tools at their disposal to monitor the populous. Whether it be RFiD chips, CCTV, or Menwith hill and it's technological wonders. The private life of the individual is secretly captured, mapped, collected, and owned in effigy by a mass of private business operations. The … [Read more...] about Blog for Your Life