Month: September 2008

Internet

Shoddy Google Ads

There really are some poor Google Ads kicking about at the moment, and the worst of them seem to be appearing in Gmail (for me at least)....

Radio

Audio To Text

Over the last few years, I’ve tried to look at lots of different ways to turn audio into text – ideally cheaply or even freely....

TV

The Emmy Award Winning…

Sunday night in the US saw the Emmy Awards – theoretically, the most important American TV awards. Now their credibility is obviously...

TV

Maths on Hole In The Wall

Hole in the Wall is BBC One’s new Saturday teatime game show. Imported from Japan, it involves two teams of celebrities dressed in...

Radio

Copyright On YouTube

So David Lloyd is leaving Virgin (soon to be Absolute) Radio today, and in the time honoured fashion, we made a leaving video. The video...

TV

Ray Mears v Bear Grylls

You know how I love watching Bear Grylls’ programmes – particularly since he had to tone down what he was claiming in his...

Media

Newspaper Archives

It’s an unfortunate coincidence that just days after I’d first used The Times’ archive for a little project that...

Radio

Steve Penk On Managing Listeners’ Expectations

As Oldham’s Revolution changes format, owner and breakfast show host, Steve Penk tells anyone unhappy with the changes to try Xfm:...

Media, TV

Picnic Shelved

I never knew that it had been given the working title “Picnic”, but it seems that Sky has decided to put the whole venture on...

Misc

Terminal 5 Is Working

A friend mentioned the other day that when BAA were determining their marketing plans for Terminal 5 at Heathrow, post its opening,...