The Isolated – Are you one?

Not sure if you have read this article in the Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/jan/22/social-networking-cyber-scepticism-twitter It's a new article based on and old statement that's been floating around for a while. I imagine it's resurfaced due to the book 'Alone Together' hitting the UK shelves soon. Either that or there is little new comment to report on. In some ways for those Continue Reading

Slingers

This sizzle is being talked about all over the place at the moment. The pilot for this series has not even been made, and yet people are wishing their lives away in order to get closer to some kind of release date. Warren Ellis calls it  "Your favourite new TV show". I am reposting the video here so the few who have yet to get a sniff of this yet-to-be-made SciFi series can get as excited as Continue Reading

Station X

StationX in its modern incarnation was born on the 16th of February 2009. The intention was to create a social media geek-meet, offering access to Bletchley Park for bloggers, tech lovers and social media types, in return for helping amplify Bletchley Park's online campaign. With this common cause in mind, approximately once a month a date is announced through the twitter account @StationX and Continue Reading

Multi-Multimedia

The other week while on assignment at Reuters with @sizemore, I was talking to @ilicco about how the more kit i try to juggle the more diluted the content can become. I was sat at the front of an almost exciting talk from the FSA with laptop, iPhone, N95, Kodak Zi6 and a pocket camera. Back in my bag was a pro Nikon SLR, an audio recorder and yet another laptop.This is the burden of the blogger. Continue Reading

AudioBoo

AudioBoo has me excited. It fills a gap, it's a missing link, and while we wait for a good quality audio/video (maybe VideoBoo) on an non-jailbroken iPhone.. This is going to keep me more than occupied. Audioboo is an audio blogging platform in the shape of an iPhone app that was in private beta in January but is now available free of charge right now in the app store. I first got wind of it Continue Reading

The Future Of Social Media

Whilst at the first ever 'Network of Networks' entitled Amplified 08. I took the opportunity to question some of the social media practitioners that were there. I asked.. "What is the future of social media?" Thanks to NESTA for hosting such a great event and for all the people who took part. I have embedded the film in Viddler so that if you see yourself you can tag tag your name or leave a Continue Reading