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Digital design event

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Share this post If you are interested in current digital technology and creativity developments, or have something to contribute about the importance of good design principles in interactive media, then check out iDesign: design for life on September 18th, at … Continue reading

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Standard coming back?

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Share this post The Industry Standard, my former magazine, appears to be considering re-launching. Its six years since the death of the “newsmagazine of the Internet Economy”, but at least it left a good looking corpse. Many people still respect … Continue reading

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New-ish pastures

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Share this post You may have picked this up elsewhere, but here’s a brief announcement for mbites readers. I am the new Editor of TechCrunch UK & Ireland. Some may know that I helped launch the site for the first … Continue reading

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My talk at PSFK London

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Share this postLast May, at the PSFK Conference London 2007 I gave a talk on how media owners are on a race for survival against technology companies that put the power to publish in the hands of the ‘audience.’ Here … Continue reading

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This week I am mostly at…

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Share this post I HATE blog posts that apologise for the lack of updates. Like, who cares?! Either blog or don’t blog. Just don’t apologise. However, I do find that these days I update my Twitter microblog more than this … Continue reading

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At TV Unfestival

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Share this post I’m in Edinburgh today for the TV Unfestival, an unconference about TV, as an adjunct to the Media Guardian TV Festival.

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iPhone hacked

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Share this post Now for all networks it seems…

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Will closed social networking kill off User Generated Content?

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Share this post I just need to blog this while it’s still in my head. I’m sure others have come to the same conclusion in a more erudite manner, and posted longer pieces. But I’m starting to wonder if the … Continue reading

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Eight reasons why Facebook owns your ass

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Share this post Thanks to the “Facebook Isn’t Private, and 7 Other Things You Should Know” post I have taken the main points about its Terms and Conditions and summarised below. It makes for gritty reading. 1. The terms can … Continue reading

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Dvorak just doesn't get it

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Share this post John Dvorak is an old-fashioned tech jounralist in the US who thinks we’re going to have another dotcom bust: “Every single person working in the media today who experienced the dot-com bubble in 1999 to 2000 believes … Continue reading

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