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A new voice

I’ve been working with a man called Colin Wright over at Birdseye. It’s been really interesting helping his team get started online. We helped the corporates look into their organisation, find a voice with a genui...

Zidane y va marquer!

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Dug and H by Jed

Jed sent me this drawing a while back. Just came across it again and thought I would post a shot. For those that haven’t met Jed, he draws. He sketches constantly.


More things I don’t understand

So OK, what’s with the Numa thing? Could someone explain why hundreds of youtubers were lipsyncing to Numa numa and what is it about this gang that the comments are particularly bitchy?

Beware of Methodologies

Just came across a fabulous post by Joel Spolsky from back in 2001.


Gum that lasts and lasts

Just came across a fantastic video on youtube. Matt, the guy responsible writes about the adventure on his blog: Where the Hell is Matt? New York, NY It’s Done

Andy’s song

Hey, Andy’s done another redesign and he’s uploaded a song too :-)

A constructive waste of time.

Always partial to a good shaving story me, well, here’s Alex B’s first encounter with the MP3Power shaver thingy…


MediaTalks: Urinal Football? - Only in Brazil!


PSP vs. DS

There appears to be some debate about the relative superiority of the Nintendo DS and Sony’s PSP. Unusually for this kind of online debate, the quality of the language is very high.

So exactly how useful are peer-reviews?

I was gonna get this sexy-looking piece of kit but darn, look at those reviews, one guy is saying it’s great, the next it sucks… Anyone had a go out there wants to point me in the right direction?

The language of co-creation;-)

With all those “experiences of one” going on out there it gets ever more difficult to know what people are talking about. Check out this comment on a psp-tagged page


Wired 14.06: The Rise of Crowdsourcing

FMCG Blogging

Good piece on FMCG blogging over at Positive Impact (one of Hill & Knowlton’s Collective Conversation channels)

Tags playing nice with taxonomy

University of Pennsylvania are introducing a tagging system to complement their library’s traditional structure:

British advertising

When Daniel and I were very young junior art directors pounding Manhattan pavement armed with our absurdly large black boxes in search of our first job in advertising, all we could talk about was British ads. It w...

Riding with Robots

Browsing the Apple website in search of support details and came across this

Picture stuff,

What is transparency?

mySociety � Blog Archive � This is what transparency means

Doing something useful with the N70…

Just uploading the sys file to my N70… � flash, flash lite, multimedia and all related… ;-)



eBay and Kaboodle Partner on MyCollectibles - Mashable*


BBC mobile news

Been playing with the Flash client for BBC News. It’s another example of a technology maturing and converging to the point where it just works. I think this longtime Flash-avoider may have found a new friend in Fl...


Holiday (at last)

Mucking about in the Pyrenees. On holiday and offline (largely). Back on Monday:-)



So I got three-and-a-half hours sleep last night and I started work at 05:00 this morning.

So is it still a meme the second (or third) time it comes around?

Remember the old corporate anthem, Our vision of global strategy by good old KPMG? It established the corporate anthems meme (it was Chris Raettig who started the meme proper…) which ran and ran with contributions...

KG800 chocolate phone

Hey, I finally figured out what to do with the KG800 chocolate phone the lovely people at Hill and Knowlton sent me a few weeks ago. I think I’m going to shoot some videos on the theme of objects of desire and see...

Sad, geeky nonsense

Just got this from the Movable Type developer list



Sorry about all the bike pics. The beast is officialy on ebay

Your place to buy and sell all things handmade

Playing with Check out the “shop by colour” interface, just lovely…


Traceroute + Google local -- -)

Another fine 2.0 app:


The French

Bloody French street theatre… I was merrily on my way to an event at the ICA this morning when this large wooden spaceship crashed out of the sky and gouged its way deep into the tarmac of Regent Street.

Google AdSense Account Disabled (4)

Billy just sent me a link to a great piece on Google’s total unaccountability.

Cadbury creme egg cake

Mainly I'm telling you this because it permits me to use the word "viscosity" and I never get to do that.

Creationist bollocks

So somebody tell me how the creationist mafia is managing to skew Google’s video search results? It seems like whatever you search for on the results are at least 60% creationist films. Weird.