Event: Webbys 5 at the ICA

Reading Time: 3 minutes I was invited by some Poke London folk to go along to an event promoting the Webby awards this evening. The highlight was a series of talks, each bounded by restrictions inspired by the Webby’s five-word acceptance speech limits: The organisers managed to get along a number of great speakers: This isn’t a complete capture … Read moreEvent: Webbys 5 at the ICA

A site named Sue

Reading Time: 2 minutes When Johnny Cash sung A Boy named Sue, he knew the value of a name. I thought of Johnny Cash, when I was reading danah boyd’s blog. danah talked about her new car and the way she named it and I thought about my first ride. My first car was a dilapidated Fiat 500 called … Read moreA site named Sue

Why the web has gone down the pan

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

Uploading innovation

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