Thanks to Jem for casually mentioning this morning that I’m in this fortnight’s Private Eye. It’s taken from last week’s edition of the BBC’s staff newspaper, Ariel, which ran a nice welcome-to-the-machine piece describing my new role. Here’s how the full thing looked. Birtspeak 2.0 it may have been, but I was only unhappy with […]
Television has always been a social thing. Whether it’s because you’re watching it with family and friends at home, watching football in the pub, chatting at school or work with friends about that programme that you all love the night before, television is about much more than a broadcast. During the recent US election, I […]
Back from two days in Milton Keynes for ReLIVE08, the Open University’s conference on Researching and Living in Virtual Worlds. The abstract said that Roo Reynolds has offered to not pre-prepare any slides for his closing keynote, but instead create a short presentation on the fly during the other sessions. Drawing on the notes and […]
Back for day 2. Here’s the schedule. My (live-blogged via Cover It Live) notes from day 2 of the conference are embedded below…
Here are my notes from day 1 (embedded below)… Update: day 2 is now live.
David Orban recorded our panel, and has put the video online. Here’s a slideshare of the accompanying videos and images we used to illustrate the panel. Augmented Reality Panel at VWE08 View SlideShare presentation And finally, from the live blog that David was maintaining, here are the notes taken and shared during the panel… 11:02 […]
Today marks the end of my first full week in my new job at the BBC. As you may know, my role is Portfolio Executive, Social Media – BBC Vision. I’m not going to explain it fully yet (I’ll talk more about what that means and what I’m doing soon, for now I just wanted […]
Today is my last day at IBM Hursley. I’m saying goodbye to some lovely people (not all of whom are pictured here) so I made Lego versions of some of them as a going-away present. I’ll be in the traditional Hursley drinking spot, the Dolphin, all afternoon today. If you’re around, come and say hi.
Having been an IBMer for more than 10 years, I’m moving on. I’ve accepted the position of Portfolio Executive, Social Media at BBC Vision. What that means is that I’ll be helping to define, develop and execute BBC Vision’s strategy in relation to social media. Simon Nelson gave a speech in September 2007 about some […]
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, […]