Category Archives: Media

Virgin Media starts its marketing

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Share this post So I got my Virgin Media customer pack today. They must be sending it to everyone who has ever touched Virgin (I had a Virgin mobile number once, plus I was on Telewest at one time). Clearly … Continue reading

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Time magazine wakes up and smells the coffee

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Share this post Time magazine is among the latest large media owner to realise that the Internet is not a place where you spend a lot of money. In fact, it’s so efficient at disintermediating the income streams of traditional … Continue reading

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The Truth In Ad Sales

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Share this postI have written about the media business in the past – and still do, though usually about how the media is getting trashed by the tech business – but the below YouTube video pretty much sums up how … Continue reading

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Scoble's Pissed as Newts Tour

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Share this post I wish I’d gone on this.

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The end of TV as we know it

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Share this post Here are two fascinating posts from VCs: “The fact is that watching video on the Internet is superior in many ways to traditional television, even with a Tivo. You can’t engage with TV delivered via a set … Continue reading

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Got a view on videogames?

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Share this postI’m writing an article for a magazine (The New Statesman), provisionally titled “What have videogames ever done for us? A look at the economics of videogames in the UK”. I’m looking at the variety of jobs, how old … Continue reading

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Digg overtakes Cnet

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Share this postAzeem has an interesting post about how Digg has now overtaken Cnet. Amazing really, in such a short space of time.

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I'm looking for speakers on Role-Playing Games

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Share this postI’m organising an event for NMK, called My So-Called Second Life. It’s an afternoon seminar on the opportunities for creative firms and investment in the new world of MMORPGs (massively mulltiplayer online role playing games). Why is this … Continue reading

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It's all coming together in LA

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Share this postOne thing that struck me while I was in Los Angles last week was that the people I met kept saying the same thing: media, entertainment and technology are converging (yes, THAT word) on Los Angeles. The simple … Continue reading

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Reflections on AlwaysOn and Silicon Valley

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Share this postAlwaysOn is not your typical conference. During the two and a half days it was on, it ranged from discussions about data to user generated content to venture capital to mobile. Quite a range. This was both a … Continue reading

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