Podcast: The Tablet is the Future

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my piece on the future of tablets.  (The Business Daily podcast is here.)   I’ll post the text itself at some point.  Loose Wireless 110914 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service at the following times, or click here. Australasia: Mon-Fri 0141*, 0741  East Asia: …

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Podcast: Giving the Flip to Social Media

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my piece on the PR noise behind the Flip’s demise .  (The Business Daily podcast is here; the original piece is here.)   Loose Wireless 110504 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service at the following times, or click here. Australasia: Mon-Fri 0141*, 0741  East …

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Podcast: The Starbucks Effect

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my piece on  why we do all our work in Starbucks.  (The Business Daily podcast is here; the original piece is here.)   Loose Wireless 110413 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service at the following times, or click here.  Australasia: Mon-Fri 0141*, 0741  East …

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Podcast: Viral Rhymes

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my piece on Nursery Rhymes: History’s Most Viral Startup? (The Business Daily podcast is here; the original piece is here.)   Loose Wireless 110330 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service at the following times, or click here.  Australasia: Mon-Fri 0141*, 0741  East Asia: Mon-Fri 0041, …

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Another Newsmapping Site: newsQuakes

Just got an email from Ronan Cremin, who points me to his newsQuakes: world news for the lazy. Hover over the quakes to see the headlines, click to go to actual news article. As Ronan says in his email, newsQuakes ‘uses a similar approach to Buzztracker, but predates it by about 3 years. Not as …

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Bob’s Background

Am reading Griff Rhys-Jones’ To The Baltic With Bob which is not quite as hilarious as the blurb promises, but has its moments: Bob goes along to a London art school to apply as a mature student on a computer graphics course: ‘What’s your background?’ asked the professor who interviewed him. Bob swivelled in his chair …

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