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Interactive video

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

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Meeting Milo

Following the Milo’s Yiannopoulos ‘Grim up north’ article in the Telegraph, there was a huge back lash from the region, many of us challenging Milo to come up to the North East and see the state of the tech sector for himself.

Several of our fines startups made an appearance to but our side of the argument across, and milo Continue reading

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Responding to the idea that “it’s (still) grim up North”!

Yesterday the Telegraph published an article by Milo Yiannopoulos’s entitled ‘Sun Tech Mission 2009: it’s (still) grim up North’. While Milo claims that he was genuinely concerned for the state of the regions tech industries and only wanted to help,but the article conveyed a real sense of arrogance, that has lead to outrage from the region and beyond.

I was at first shocked, then outraged and finally somewhat dismayed. How could the Telegraph publish, such a damning report, and how could a serious journalist get it so wrong? Is this really how people in the south feel about live in the North?

This is a copy my response to that article… Continue reading

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Technotes for the Journal.

There is a strange feeling of satisfaction in reading something that you have written in newsprint. I’m not quite sure what it is, but there is definitely something very special about the experience. When Lewis Harrison of Codeworks, asked if I fancied having a go at writing the Technotes column for the journal, I wasn’t sure where it would go. That was about a year ago, I written another four columns since… Continue reading

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Thinking Digital 09

This year’s Thinking Digital Conference took place at at the Sage Gateshead, from the 13th to 15th of May. In my opinion this year’s event may have been the best yet, Herb Kim and the Codeworks team certainly know how to put on a show! Don’t get me wrong, the content of last year’s show was just fantastic, but this year it just seemed to come together a just that little more smoothly… Continue reading

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