Tag Archives: Prime Minister

The Context of Content, in the Back of a Fast-moving Cab

By | June 4, 2009

  I was reading The Wall Street Journal in a cab on a BlackBerry just now and I realised what’s wrong with print media. It still hasn’t got that not everything is going to be read in a newspaper. See this story about Gordon Brown. It might look good as the main story on the front page, but… Read More »

Counting the Words

By | March 20, 2008

I’ve been looking recently at different ways that newspapers can add value to the news they produce, and one of them is using technology to better mine the information that’s available to bring out themes and nuances that might otherwise be lost. But does it always work? The post popular page on the WSJ.com website at the moment… Read More »

Thaksin Needs Your Help

By | September 22, 2007

For those of you who thought the former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was living it up in Europe buying soccer teams, you’re wrong. He’s having serious financial problems and needs your help, according to this email I just received in his name: Good day. This may appear a bit surprising to you but very sensitive; as a… Read More »

Cyberwar, Or Just a Taste?

By | May 18, 2007

Some interesting detail on the Estonian Cyberwar. This ain’t just any old attack. According to Jose Nazario, who works at ARBOR SERT, the attacks peaked a week ago, but aren’t over: As for how long the attacks have lasted, quite a number of them last under an hour. However, when you think about how many attacks have occurred… Read More »