Monthly Archives: February 2010

Podcast: Hotel Business Centers

By | February 25, 2010

Spending a week in the Philippines at one of Manila’s fancier hotels reminded me how far hotel business centers have to go to catch up with the rest of the leisure industry. A weekly column I recorded for the BBC World Service Business Daily (the Business Daily podcast is here.) To listen to the podcast, click on the… Read More »

Podcast: Eye-controlled MP3, and dirt cheap mobile phones

By | February 19, 2010

This (abbreviated) podcast is from my weekly slot on Radio Australia Today with Phil Kafcaloudes and Adelaine Ng: NTT DoCoMo’s eye-controlled earphones, Vodafone’s announcement of super cheap cellphones. etc. Schedule To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, click here. Loose Wireless 100219 I appear on Radio Australia Today every Friday at about 9.15 am… Read More »

Podcast: The Walkman Revolution Redux

By | February 18, 2010

Going to watch a band I hadn’t seen in 30 years made me realised what changed everything. A weekly column I recorded for the BBC World Service Business Daily (the Business Daily podcast is here.) To listen to the podcast, click on the button below. To subscribe, click here. Loose Wireless 100217 To listen to Business Daily on… Read More »

Evoting? First Bad Omen

By | February 10, 2010

I’m in the Philippines to look at their preparations for an automated evoting election in May. This morning’s visit to the hotel’s business center wasn’t a good omen: no antivirus software on their computers. This might not tell us very much about the potential for disaster in an election which is supposed to be entirely electronic, but the… Read More »