Reading Time: 2 minutes I was inspired to write this post from a number of things that came together at the same time. I found it hard to find anything worthwhile posting about over the past few days because I was insufficiently inspired, particularly by online happenings. Then there was Michael Arrington’s post on TechCrunch: Silicon Valley Could Use … Read moreWhy the web has gone down the pan
Reading Time: 3 minutes Uploading Innovation was an unconference organised by Policyunplugged and NESTA. I was invited to attend by Steve Moore; I had no expectations about what to expect. After a short stand-up lunch that allowed me to meet a couple of the attendees. Compared to other events that I have been to, there was a high proportion … Read moreUploading innovation
Reading Time: 2 minutes I remember the tech press hype in the US when it originally came out, it had an innovative gaming concept that tapped into the zeitgeist of conspiracy theory entertainment like The X Files (remember them) and 24. Majestic was a game by Electronic Arts (under the fictional name of Anim-X) that was very innovative in … Read moreMajestic Mk II
Reading Time: 2 minutes I had my friend Stephen over earlier and whilst enjoying the indian summer this afternoon we discussed a number of things including social search products like Yahoo! Answers and Lycos IQ.The key problem that these services have is managing the quality of their product as their community expands. A second problem they face is how … Read moreOpen source intelligence
Reading Time: 1 minute “Don’t let yourself get attached to anything you are not willing to walk out on in 30 seconds flat if you feel the heat around the corner.” Neil McCauley in Heat (played by Robert DeNiro). Sage words indeed.