Monthly Archives: March 2011

Podcast: Viral Rhymes

By | March 31, 2011

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, 1441  South Asia:… Read More »

Nursery Rhymes: History’s Most Viral Startup?

By | March 31, 2011

(This is a copy of my weekly column for newspapers and radio.) As the father of a child born in the era between the first and second iPads, I am made acutely aware that technology is driving baby rearing–just as it is driving everything else. But I find the field surprisingly uneven. Nappies, for example. They’re definitely easier… Read More »

Patriot Hacker The Jester’s Libyan Psyops Campaign

By | March 30, 2011

via infosecisland.com Is the Jester, a patriotic hacker better known for bringing down allegedly jihadist websites, injecting fake news strories about Libya to demoralize Gaddafi’s forces? Anthony Freed of infosec reckons so. Very good piece, and opens up all sorts of interesting avenues for dark hacktivism.

Sharing on Evernote

By | March 30, 2011

Despite some competition, Evernote still owns the space where we save stuff we might need for ourselves. But is it up to the task of our increasingly collaborative world? I’ve gotten a bit confused about what can and can’t be synced and shared and with whom so I asked them. This is what I think I learned: (some… Read More »