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New Statesman New Media Awards

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Share this post Here are a few camphone snaps I took at the recent New Statesman New Media Awards. It was hosted by Rory Cellan-Jones, the BBC’s technology correspondent. It was held in some rather lovely gardens next to Westminster … Continue reading

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Blast from the past – social software in 2004

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Share this post In July 2004 I wrote a piece called Confessions of a social software addict. In the current wave of interest about social networking (or social software as we called it then) I thought it might be instructive … Continue reading

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Playing blog catchup

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Share this post I’ve been kinda busy with other things lately (like, having a personal life) so it’s good to get back to some blogging on mbites (going since 2002, don’t you know?). Here’s a random list of things I’ve … Continue reading

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Bluetooth spam from the thin Blue line

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Share this post I never thought I’d see the day, but the Police are getting into spamming videos from their mobiles. West Yorkshire Police has launched 999tv.org showcasing video features and advice from a number of the region’s police officers, … Continue reading

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The lessons from BackFence.com

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Share this post There are some fascinating lessons to be learned from the closure of BackFence.com in the US. I think the most salient come in the comments to this story, namely that: • “Hyper-local is about utility and networks … Continue reading

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Video Blogging at Chinwag Party

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Share this post Am video blogging from the Chinwag Party in London tonight. If you want your startup to be on tbites.com, call me – 07720291095

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Twitter is a story-teller's dream

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Share this post Piece this together from my Twitter feed. The storm clouds of weather and terrorism combined…. : 15:31 technokitten getting very bored of the rain. Maybe a cup of tea will help! 16:02 Suw @drewb: I’m in N7, … Continue reading

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A review of the iPhone actually worth reading

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Share this post You know you are reading someone (Daring Fireball) who really knows their stuff about Macs when they review the iPhone thus: User Interface: The high resolution screen is gorgeous. Helvetica has never, ever looked so good on … Continue reading

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iPhone out of date already

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Share this post Just an hour or so before US stores opened their doors to the iPhone horde, readying themselves to buy a slow, 2G mobile phone, here in the UK we were slowly learning that the speedy 3G version … Continue reading

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Desparate startups bearing coffee

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Share this post As described in Wired Magazine today: “TechCrunch Blogger Michael Arrington Can Generate Buzz … and Cash” “Michael Arrington was sound asleep in his bedroom in Atherton, California, when three men burst in. Naturally, he was startled. His … Continue reading

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