I'm not a Journalist and have never trained as such. You only have to look at my grammar to see that. That doesn't stop me practicing journalism once in a while. As a blogger I feel I get to have fun experimenting with all forms of story making, reporting, documenting. I'm pretty sure first personal contact for me with Scottevest was back on the 23rd of June 2008. I received an email … [Read more...] about Disclosure and the Scottevest Experiment
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
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.