Dear Twitter, I have had a great idea... I suddenly realised that over here in the UK you have no offline presence at all. No skyscraping head office, no billboards and no sponsored parks or roundabouts. How could this be? Especially with you being such an incredible international social media tour de force. This got me thinking. I believe I have one of the most sociable cars ever built. It … [Read more...] about Dear Twitter
I met up with Cyrille De Lasteyrye aka @VinVin at the New Media Expo in Las Vegas. We had an impromptu chat about Seesmic, video blogging and social media, captured on camera by Matt Rawlinson aka @barnstormed from the Open University in the UK. There is much more New Media Expo content on the Phreadz Channel. Seesmic is open to join but if you want an invite to Phreadz contact me through this … [Read more...] about A Chat With Vinvin On Videoblogging
"From 24 to 26 September 2008, thousands of creative minds from all over the world will come together in Amsterdam for the third PICNIC. ..." So how does one particular creative mind get to this kind of event on a budget? It looks huge, expensive dripping with free bars and full colour laser projection backdrops. Yes, I am talking about me... I am just putting my feelers out there at the moment … [Read more...] about PICNIC'08 – A meeting of creative minds.
Tweet generation is a book being put together by Butterbeep, (Dave Goodchild) about the power of social media and the people who use it as a enabling tool and a way to create wide-reaching and potent connections. The book, which touches on a number of social networks and prominent posters, geeks and visionaries, is different from many books about tech in the desire to capture the intersection of … [Read more...] about Tweet Generation
I guess it was bound to happen.. There I was happily tweeting away (on twitter obviously) and @jopkins told me something was up with my site.. I myself tweeted what had happened and @loudmouthman of Reduced Hackers was as ever the most easy to hear over the twitter static. He told me to call him and I did immediately. Less than eight minutes later my site was back up and Nik had fixed it in the … [Read more...] about I Got Hacked!