Usually writing a mail about innovation is simple this time of year, as our imaginations about the ‘next big thing’ are fuelled by the technical wizardry that is on display at the world technology fair (known as CeBIT). Unfortunately, this year sees a multitude of variations on the tablet theme, alongside numerous pontifications from the [...]
Earlier this week I came across an interview with Sir Martin Sorrell, where he was talking about the future of advertising. In it he says that content is king. He’s right, but I think that its more than this. Advertising isn’t just about content (rich content though it may be), it is now essential to [...]
As someone who lives on the South Coast and who occasionally sails, I’ve just come across a really useful mashup, courtesy of Russell Davis. This app is effectively a traffic monitor for ships. It makes interesting and informative viewing. If you’re interested in that sort of thing, that is…
Read about this the other day – a group of musicians collaborated around the world to audition and then perform a symphony which was constructed from the individual videos of each musician playing their specific part. An interesting example of collaborative working.
You may not be aware, but the World Wide Web has recently celebrated its 20th birthday. The 13th March 2009 marked the transition of the www from spotty adolescent into (nearly) full adulthood. To me this represented a huge milestone, as it meant that, amongst other things, we have people entering the job market who [...]