Charles Dunstone Speech

I went along to see Charles Dunstone speak to the Entrepreneurs group at the London School of Economics on February 27. I have tried to type up the session as best I can from the recording I made at the event. Thank you very much indeed for that very kind introduction. I think that I […]

Dangerous Minds

Over at, they ask some 110 scientists and other thinkers a new question each year and collate the answers.This year the question was What is your dangerous idea? There was the usual cyber punk / Terminator SkyNet stuff about the internet becoming self aware and science becoming a new religion or that the age […]

Warwick encourages students to blog

The University of Warwick has managed to get its students to create over 4,000 via its own site for them.As well as providing valuable publicity for the university, allowing the university a way of getting an understanding the student body zeitgest, provides valuable grist for virtual social anthropoligists like Sense Worldwide, it allows prospective scholars […]

Dutch drink blog kool-aid

Thanks to Dooce, I found out that the Nederlands Bureau voor Toerisme & Congressen offered bloggers a round trip to Amsterdam, accomodation in a couple of business-class hotels and 72 hours of free public transport and reduced cost access to museums and tourist attractions via the i amsterdam smart card scheme. Its probably going to […]

Around the Web

Famous former Apple employee Guy Kawasaki has a couple of great blog entries that are great use for PR professionals. His guide to composing emails is invaluable to PRs emailing journalists and clients Guy’s guide to the art of schmoozing codifies common sense into probably one of the most difficult arts of the PR professional […]