Month: March 2013

Films

Trance

A new Danny Boyle film is always something to be welcomed, and given that his last two ventures were the Olympics opening ceremony, and...

Media

Good Luck With Those Paywalls

That title sounds a bit insincere. But I really do mean it. Because, to work, they’re going to need some luck! In the last...

Internet, Radio, Technology

In Praise Of… What?

Here’s a curious thing. The Guardian has a regular “In Praise Of…” column on its leader page where rather than just...

Films

Alex Cox on Kickstarter

I’m beginning to wonder if my new way of watching films is going to be via Kickstarter. I’ve now backed two films in the last...

Internet

Google Keep – Here To Stay?

It’s been really interesting to read the response to Google’s new product launch this week – Google Keep, a...

Media

Advertising Week Europe – Guardian Breakfast

The inaugural Advertising Week Europe conference kicked off in London this week, and the very first session was The Guardian Founders...

Technology

Killing Google Reader

I suppose that we’ve all known that it was coming. But Google is finally killing off Google Reader completely. Their reasoning,...

Radio

RAJAR – Predicting the Future

Here’s a copy of the presentation I gave to the Radio Academy’s London Branch earlier today. It was part of an evening called...

Technology

Wearable Technology

Last week I spent fifteen minutes in a queue in Piccadilly Station. There’s a chap in a booth there who’s the best person in...

Radio

The Essay – The Sound and the Fury

I really enjoyed The Essay this week on Radio 3. Writer Andrew Martin suffers from phonophobia – a condition that makes extraneous...