Greenpeace + VW – an integrated rebellion

A fascinating new campaign from Greenpeace launched this morning, subverting the popular (and award winning) VW The Force ad. I first noticed it because Twitter was abuzz this morning with news of Greenpeace’s hijack of a poster at Old Street’s ‘Silicon’ roundabout. Some people on the ground, including some friends, initially seemed to think the […]

Interesting 2011

Interesting 2011 was, as promised, more about activities than talks. After the traditional Final Countdown singalong and introductions from Russell, we were all very much in the mood for an interesting day. Stanley James Press provided all the equipment, instructions and patient help required for us to bind our own notebooks. Next up, Leila Johnston […]

Fortnotes 14

[Being the fourteenth in a fortnightly series of brain dumps: what I’m working on, wondering and worrying about.] A busy fortnight. As usual. Now that the Kaiser Chiefs album has been released, I continue to be excited about the analysis the Rev Dan Catt is doing with it. Keeping half an eye on things, but […]

Fortnotes 13

[Being the lucky thirteenth in a fortnightly series of brain dumps: what I’m working on, wondering and worrying about.] I can finally reveal the super secret project I’ve been getting increasingly excited about in these fortnotes for the past few weeks. The Kaiser Chiefs new album The Future is Medieval is out now, and it’s […]

Podcast recommendation: Off the Wall Post

As you might know, Shift Run Stop (that podcast I used to edit every week) is on holiday at the moment. While we work out when/how/whether to restart, I’ve found myself listening to lots more podcasts. There’s one in particular which I think you might like. Off the Wallpost (‘a conversation about digital media in […]

Fortnotes 11 & 12

[Being the 11th and 12th in a fortnightly series of brain dumps: what I’m working on, wondering and worrying about.] Bankholapalooza; a week-and-a-bit off work thanks to Easter, a royal wedding and taking the 3 days in between as holiday. It’s only once I’m on holiday for a few days that I realise how exhausted […]

Mash 2011

I spent a couple of days in Dublin this week for the Mash 2011 conference. 20 speakers (including me), three workshops and a whole lot of really nice people. Here are some patchy notes from what I saw. Nathan Hull, Penguin – The future of digital storytelling Nathan took us through Penguin’s approach to eBooks, […]