Digital Doughnut – with sprinkles and everything!

Great day today at Digital Doughnut event at the RGS in Kensington.  I missed the start and end due to diary clashes, but managed to see the bulk of it. The theme was Inspiration: The Life Cycle of Ideas My highlights from the day are ... Tom Ollerton from We are Social reminds us that … Continue reading Digital Doughnut – with sprinkles and everything!

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Social media and the law (and a bit of Leveson, well, needs must …)

I was at Social Media and the Law 2012 today, which was a really great event. First of all big thank you to Luisa Edwards from Google for managing the day so well - always nicer when a conference chair makes it fun instead of a relentless clock watch!  Also some really great comments about Google's … Continue reading Social media and the law (and a bit of Leveson, well, needs must …)

Are we finally turning the digital telly page?

There seems to be a convergence of stuff on digital telly at the moment.  (For the quantum physics aspects of convergence of stuff, do ask that lovely chap Professor Cox.) Netflix has launched, Lovefilm is reborn under Amazon ownership, I've got iPlayer on my telly and analogue sets are all for the skip very soon.  That's quite apart … Continue reading Are we finally turning the digital telly page?

UK consumers happy to shop using technology

KPMG (you know, that very large collective of number crunchers ...) have released a report on how technology is transforming the way consumers interface with shopping. Shopping online is not new (hey, even the E-Commerce Directive is over 10 years old now) but the way it works and who's doing it is constantly evolving.  Some snippets … Continue reading UK consumers happy to shop using technology