Month: October 2014

Films

Interstellar

A new Christopher Nolan film is always something to welcome. He’s been on quite a winning streak for a while now. And while I might...

Video

Playlist Reversal

Since I got a Chromecast, one thing I’ve found really useful is the “Watch Later” playlist feature on YouTube videos....

Radio

Serial

Back in 2005 there was a terrific series on BBC Four called Death on the Staircase (known elsewhere as The Staircase). Here’s what I...

Misc

Payments and Data

When Tesco first introduced its Clubcard in 1995, it was to enable it to capture data on its customers. Most people who use loyalty cards...

Sport

Selling Your Sport Short

There’s an interesting piece in yesterday’s Guardian hypothesising that by selling itself nearly completely to pay-TV players,...

Internet

Inbox from Google – Quick Thoughts

I’ve been playing around with Google’s new email solution – Inbox – for a few days now. As is usual with these...

Radio

Digital Powerhouses

This post is brought to you in association with RALF from DP Software and Services. I’ve used RALF for the past 6 years, and...

Audio

Hrafn: Conversations with Odin

What did you do as the sun set on Sunday evening? I found myself lying under a pine tree at the edge of Kielder Forest in Northumberland,...

Internet, TV

Putting YouTube and Twitter Into Perspective

Recently Enders Analysis released a report detailing why television advertising isn’t likely to be losing out to the internet in the...

Cycling

Jumping the Gun

Over the weekend, there was something of a kerfuffle in cycling circles over some allegations that a cycling company had ripped off someone...