Me, Friends Reunited, and Radio 4

So out of the blue I got a call from BBC Radio 4 to go in and talk about the recent relaunch of Friends Reunited on the You and Yours programme. "Friends Reunited has relaunched?" thought I. Fortunately I managed to pull enough from my dusty memory banks sufficiently quickly to convince the assistant producer … Continue reading Me, Friends Reunited, and Radio 4

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Should the BBC link more, or think more?

So the BBC has quoted me. If you think I'm blowing my own trumpet here, you're right. The BBC is a big target for PR. If you get a client mention on the BBC, it's a high point. I worked with the people behind The Box, and while I wasn't present at the sell-in, it … Continue reading Should the BBC link more, or think more?

Measurement Camp, the BBC, and The Next Big Thing

So last Wednesday I was at Measurement Camp, this time in the swanky offices of Dare Digital. The format is still evolving under the laid-back yet effective stewardship of Will McInnes (check out his survey, it's hilarious), so this time we had a couple of presentations from past projects, then some quicker breakouts in which … Continue reading Measurement Camp, the BBC, and The Next Big Thing

Data visualisation: from how the web links, to how it thinks

Sometimes a healthy dose of pure tech can do you the world of good. That's why I listened to a Digital Planet podcast on the way into work this morning, and found myself listening to Claudio Albanese, a physicist specialising in the use of high-end graphics cards to create massive financial market models. Then, this … Continue reading Data visualisation: from how the web links, to how it thinks