Eye Eye

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 […]

Social Telly – a roundup of social viewing stuff

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 […]

ReLIVE08 Closing Keynote – When It’s All Over We Still Have to Clear Up

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 […]

Augmented Reality Panel – Video and Links

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 […]

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, […]