Maximum Fun

I’m proudly wearing my brand new ‘Sound of Young America’ t-shirt today. It looks a bit like this. Since I’m probably Southampton’s biggest fan of Jesse Thorn (you may remember that I’ve raved about the amazing ‘Jordan Jesse, GO!’ podcast before) I was really pleased, having started donating, to get some parcels this week. There […]

Argh. A wasted opportunity for an ARG

Considering that season two of Torchwood had an accompanying Alternate Reality Game, I was excited to see what was apparently a mobile phone number prominently featured in the penultimate episode of Dr Who. It even completely filled the screen for a few moments. Considering the amount of screen time given to something that was ostensibly […]

Brief thoughts on virtual worlds

My boss’s boss Luba recently asked me to put together a short video for an internal conference on the future of applications. I didn’t have long, so I wandered around Hursley with my camera and my laptop for an afternoon, thinking out loud about the near future for virtual worlds. For anyone following virtual worlds, […]

Interesting 2008 – thirty more interesting things

This time last year I made a list of thirty interesting things at Interesting 2007. Let’s try that again. After an amazing welcome (including a singalong) from Russell I kicked things off by claiming that LEGO is full of WIN. [slides] [video] Gemma Teed told us about horses’ blind spots. [video] Collyn Ahart Chipperfield talked […]

LEGO is full of WIN – my Interesting 2008 talk

Here are the slides and audio for the talk I gave at Interesting 2008 yesterday. 30 slides in 3 minutes. | View I’ll post my notes on the day later when my brain recovers a bit more. Rest assured it every bit as interesting as last year. Update: my notes are here. For now, see […]