Tag Archives: Sports

Visualizing England’s Woes

By | June 23, 2010

I hope I’m proved wrong in this case, but this is a visualization that does what any great visualisation should: it lets you find your own story. In my case I’m convinced that England’s football woes lie in the fact that not only do foreigners squeeze the natural wellspring of talent in the domestic game, but that those… Read More »

Firefox’s Billion, Amazon’s Misstep, and Facebook’s Hole

By | July 31, 2009

Here’s another appearance on Radio Australia’s Breakfast Club, now called something else, which after a hiatus is back on every Friday—around 1.15 GMT. Here’s the audio of the segment (about 10 minutes’ worth). Here’s what I talked about: My own experiences at the hands of Facebook’s disabling team. Lawsuit: Amazon Ate My Homework – Digits – WSJ how… Read More »

Facebook Wants to Be Twitter, While Twitter May Have to Be More Like Facebook

By | July 3, 2009

Here’s another appearance on Radio Australia’s Breakfast Club which is pretty much every Friday—around 1.15 GMT—and here are some links to the things I talked about this week. Here’s the audio of the segment (about 10 minutes’ worth). Facebook’s move to be more like Twitter. As I said on the show, Facebook fears that its network lacks room… Read More »

The Cup Final, the Uplifting Video and the iPod

By | March 2, 2009

Hang on, let me check my iPod first Technology, however small, can be the difference between winning a cup final and losing it. Manchester United faced Tottenham Hotspur in the Carling Cup Final on Sunday, and it’s instructive how video technology was, in a way, the difference between the two sides. After no goals in 120 minutes, there… Read More »

Radio Australia topics, Nov 7

By | November 7, 2008

I make an appearance on the excellent Breakfast Club show on Radio Australia each Friday at 01:15 GMT and some listeners have asked me post links to the stuff I talk about, so here they are. Follow football on your cellphone through vibrations: a team in Scandavia has come up with a way to convey movement of a… Read More »