Over the past 3 years I have had the pleasure of working with the Codeworks team as a regular contributor to their Technotes column in the Journal. Writing a total of 20 column on subjects ranging from Gamification of Social … Continue reading →
This months supermonday curated by @joanne84 tackled the subject of User Experience, with guest speakers @sumogrey of graphic.ly and Th_nk’s Director of Ux – Lee Alan, talking about everything from test labs eye tracking to personas and information architectures, and challenging us to think user. Continue reading →
Codeworks have been one of the major catalyst for the growth of the tech industries in the North East, and for the past five years Lewis Harrison has been behind the scenes writing their copy & managing their PR. Now he’s moving on, and i couldn’t resist the urge to write a quick thank you post. Continue reading →
Posted in blogging, codeworks, creative, featured, technology, technotes, thinking digital
Tagged codeworks, copy, copy writing, lewis harrison, pr, technotes, thinking digital
We have some great bloggers right here in the North East. I’ve been following many of the more technical blogs for a while, and featured links to many of the better ones right here in links section.
More recently i’ve even started to aggregate the rss feeds within google reader, so i was really interested to read yesterday that Ross Cooney was planning to aggregate some of these blogs and had created a discussion thread on the SuperMonday google group for people to add details of the blogs.
Not only have i discovered some great new blogs and added links to the list, but i’ve also updated my reader feeds and bundled them into a single feed that i’ve added to this page.
So now as well as my views on the North East IT scene, you can also see what the rest of the North Easts bloggers are saying, all in one place. Continue reading →
I think we all know by now, what a great job the Codeworks team do with the Thinking Digital Conference, bringing some of the greatest speakers in the field of technology to Newcasle|Gateshead once a year . The conference continues to grow as one of the leading conference of its kind and getting an out standing reputation both locally and globally. Unfortunately not everyone can manage to get to the conference, either because they simply can’t aford it, or because of other commitments, but Codeworks believe that this content is just too good to miss, so they have made the talks freely available online, not quite the same as attending in person, but unmissable all the same… Continue reading →
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Tagged keynotes, speakers, talks, tdc, thinking digital, video
Not satisfied with a change of day, August’s Supermonday isn’t even in August, and to top it all there’s a venue change as well.
Over the past few months, I’ve been really impressed with Supermondays. We’ve seen some great speakers, talking very knowledgeably about fascinating subjects, engaging audience in gripping debates and demonstrating remarkable technology.
So inspired infact, that i’ve put my name down as a speaker for this months event. Continue reading →
There have been a view interesting interactive video projects kicking around recently, including some pretty cools stuff from quicktv and clickthrough, but to me the technology from Yellow Bird is by far the most interesting thing I’ve seen for a while. Continue reading →
Posted in creative, internet, media, technology
Tagged camera, click through, Events, flash, interactive, projects, quicktv, technology, video, yellowbird
Super monday is continuing its ‘ fresh’ approach, with another slight shift in format for this monday.
There will be one speaker session, followed by an open discussion, the subject of which will be arranged by an online vote this week. Continue reading →
Northern Film & Media, Northwest Vision and Media and Screen Yorkshire have been working in partnership to create an online database showcasing crew, facilities, creative and digital talent from all the northern regions.
The northern-exposure.info website holds details of over 3,000 resources, companies and freelancers working in the media production and creative industries available within the region… Continue reading →
Posted in creative, media, web
Tagged bbc, creative, database, film, media, northern film and media, northern-exposure, northwest vision media, production, screen yorkshire, video
There are now some 38 speakers signed up to give keynote speeches over the 3 day event, including some of the best known people in technology, learning, media and social networking from companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, The Financial Times, and Newsweek, as well as top tech and social media authors of books like ‘The Whuffie Factor’ and ‘The Pirates Dilema’… Continue reading →
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Tagged baltic, barcamp, conference, gateshead, learning, sage, social networking, tdc, thinking digital university, training, unconference