We live in interesting times. On the one hand we have initiatives such as Pandora's Box with their backs to the wall for having the temerity to publicise music on a global scale. On the other, in the UK, we have a debate raging about whether digital radio in its current format can survive. On … Continue reading Could social media save digital radio?
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
I uncovered a gem of a programme today: Inside Stories, on BBC Radio 4 - "Follow major news stories as they travel through the media machine. Journalists and editors discuss the key decisions made." Sadly it's not a podcast, but happily you can hear it again. I highly recommend it. The programme looked at the … Continue reading ‘Old’ media can be great in showing how ‘old’ PR can be dreadful