Sat in a hotel in Turin. Tomorrow I’ve a short walk to the UNICRI HQ where I’ll be leading a workshop for journalists and reporters. Preparing them for the various cyber threats they are now facing. Be those threats from governments or individuals. My workshop covers a lot of ground over the two days, including some serious, intimidating questions, ones that are not always easy to find good … [Read more...] about Journalism and the Discipline of Verification
The Potential of the Raspberry Pi
Well it seemed a long time coming since my first email registering interest, but today I finally had the tiny Raspberry Pi land on my door mat. This credit card sized computer was developed not far away from me in Cambridgeshire and was created with the intention of being an aid for teaching computer science in schools. I hope this works and the curious and passionate teachers that are needed … [Read more...] about The Potential of the Raspberry Pi
The Royal Albert Hall #bbcproms
Wow. What a great space. Last time I was here I was a roadie and don't remember much on account of being asleep in the upper tiers between shifts. The acoustics are great. As is the wine supplied in the box I am currently sat at. (thanks @sophiebr) I'm tempted to get temporarily possessed by Statler & Waldorf and start shouting but so far everything sounds pretty damn good. If classical music … [Read more...] about The Royal Albert Hall #bbcproms
The view from our box #bbcproms
Sat supping wine with @SophieBr @MarshallManson @LGosling and a mysterious man who doesn't do Twitter. … [Read more...] about The view from our box #bbcproms
Weapon of mass distraction reports Tiger Woods, Xfactor shocker!
Once again I wake to the BBC News channel 'Britain's most watched news channel' wondering why I bother. I can avoid buying the Daily Mail and it's tittle tattle quite easily yet i find the BBC's 24 hour news channel streamed into my home unavoidably disappointing. I am forced to pay to have the BBC in my home, is it too much to ask for a news service to transmit what I class as … [Read more...] about Weapon of mass distraction reports Tiger Woods, Xfactor shocker!