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The Dark Side Of Social Media – an event

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Share this post I’m organising a panel discussion provisionally titled “The Dark Side Of Social Media”. This is going to be about how Social Media (MySpace, YouTube etc etc) has a ‘bad’ side, and it is not quite the new … Continue reading

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Events I'm organising

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Share this post Being a journo, for some reason people seem to think I know about content. This means that increasingly I get asked to help the odd organisation out with ideas, content and speakers for events. I don’t do … Continue reading

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Off to CeBit

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Share this post Today I’m off to cover CeBit in Hannover, Germany, (the big electronics trade show) for a few days.

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Blogging for the New Statesman

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Share this post I’m currently doing some blogging for the New Statesman New Media Awards web site. Come on over if you are interested in entering the awards this year.

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In search of panellists and speakers…

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Share this post The University of Westminster’s New Media Knowledge (NMK) programme is taking applications from people who would like to speak or appear on a panel at its annual new media conference in June this year. I am a … Continue reading

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New year new directions?

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Share this post I’m thinking about what next to do with this blog. What direction to take it in. What platform to use (currently Drupal). Should I shut up/shut down? Make it more personal or make it more focused? If … Continue reading

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War is over

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Share this post You know what? It’s time to declare peace in the ongoing TechCrunch UK / TechCrunch US / Le Web 3 debacle. I will be making no further comment on this blog, or anyone else’s blog, about the … Continue reading

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On Click

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Share this post I forgot to mention. I got onto BBC World’s “Click” show this week, in an interview about Second Life. The video is here. (Although the brand name they put against my name is now incorrect).

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A nice birthday present

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Share this post Today we launch Vecosys, a new blog to track UK, Irish and, moving outwards, European web 2.0 and mobile 2.0 startups. Today also happens to be my birthday. (We still need to do some more design on … Continue reading

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An open letter to Mike Arrington

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Share this postPLEASE NOTE: Before you read the below post, here is the context: It was written after a very difficult few days following the collapse of the TechCrunch UK franchise in December 2006 due to the falling out of … Continue reading

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