Posts Tagged: 'internet'

MK Geek Night – 2012

I deliberately omitted one of the biggest highlights of last year from my 2012 post as it deserves a post all of its own. When Richard and I launched MK Geek Night I don’t think either of us honestly expected it would grow as quickly as it has. We went from the idea of a Continue Reading

Instagram Back Pedals on Terms of Service

Earlier today Instagram posted Updated Terms of Service Based on Your Feedback on their blog in which they say: The concerns we heard about from you the most focused on advertising, and what our changes might mean for you and your photos. There was confusion and real concern about what our possible advertising products could Continue Reading

The Web We Lost

When you see interesting data mash-ups today, they are often still using Flickr photos because Instagram’s feeble metadata sucks, and the app is only reluctantly on the web at all. We get excuses about why we can’t search for old tweets or our own relevant Facebook content, though we got more comprehensive results from a Continue Reading

Opting Out Of Speed

My friend Simon Collison recently spoke at Creative Mornings in New York. I strongly urge you to watch this quite brilliant talk, and to think about “opting out of speed”.

MK Geek Night

A week today my friend Richard Wiggins and I will be hosting the first ever MK Geek Night – a new, FREE, Milton Keynes based event for the creative industries. We’ve attended the excellent Oxford Geek Night a few times, and this inspired Richard to do something similar for Milton Keynes. Now Richard claims he Continue Reading

Home Two

My Twitter chum Michael McGarrity has released another great mix entitled Home Two. Slightly longer and darker than the original Home Mix, and it’s another great piece of music for working or reading to. Highly recommended. As before my iTunes OCD has driven me to design my own cover art; I’ve continued with the style of Continue Reading