During the 140 characters conference in New York I got to connect with some really fascinating people. Moeed Ahmed is the Supervisor of Internet Media, New Media section with Aljazeera in Doha, Qatar. With the help of Matt (@Barnstormed), I managed to grab a few words with him at my hotel. This interview and others will also appear on the Open University website 'Platform'. More information on … [Read more...] about Aljazeera on New Media
Background It's been ages since I was the proud owner of a decent HD camcorder. The last one I had was a 3ccd Panasonic that took DV tapes. At the time it was way too good for what I needed, so I sold it to upgrade my stills camera. Ever since then I've been dabbling with pocket HD video recorders, in particular the Kodak Zi6. The Zi6 is a great little device for blogging and with it's … [Read more...] about Panasonic HDC-TM300 (Review)
E3 was a blast.. Loads of meetings, loads of gameplay, some Audioboo action and no doubt this will all keep trickeling into my feeds over the coming weeks.. On the last day at E3 we were ushered into a room within the Xbox Live stand and sat with Aaron Greenberg (Director of product management at Xbox). We were allowed to ask him anything, so i started the ball rolling with a question from avid … [Read more...] about Aaron Greenberg talks to bloggers at E3 2009
I am not a Freemason but i have been asked more than once to don the apron and swear the oaths.. I have also been told that Freemasonry is not a secret society, It is a society with secrets. Never-the-less, it was the thought of being admitted to a secret society that attracted me to the idea of joining the Freemasons. I have an unhealthy fascination with the unknown. Freemasonry has a … [Read more...] about Were Secret Societies The First Social Networks?
I've managed to get my hands on a sneak preview of the BBC Natural History Units new blockbuster landmark series, LIFE which is due to go out this autumn on BBC1. There is not a lot on TV that excites me quite as much as these epic documentaries shot using the latest filming technologies and taking years to complete. The Open University (whom i work with occasionally) are co-producers on this … [Read more...] about LIFE – Natural History on TV