Archive for July, 2009

I’m sure you are familiar with Chris Anderson. As well as being the Editor-in-Chief of Wired Magazine and an engaging presenter and advocate of digital technology; he is also the author of The Long Tail. I liked the Long Tail. It was an engaging book built around a well established idea – that in statistics, […]


This is a link to Susan Decker’s keynote speech at Digital Hollywood from May 2009. In it she discusses the drive for a standardised platform for online display advertising as Yahoo develop one with traditional news publishers. Global online advertising spend stands at US$40bn per annum, of which almost half is accounted for by search, […]


Reading through a document from a music entertainment brand, I was struck by the way they described the work of one of their artists: The Three I’s: ‘Insight, Irony and Indignation.’ The phrase seemed reminiscent of some of the marketing briefs I’ve seen recently. But this approach also appears to match the tone of much […]


You may have spotted the article in the press discussing Matthew Robson. The 15 year old was recently on work experience at Morgan Stanley’s Media and Internet Research Team; where he wrote a paper discussing how teenagers consume media. Matthew’s document has caused a bit of a stir amongst bankers and consultants, who assumed every […]


Tag Galaxy is a wonderful tool for the curious. It allows you to type in any work and it searches Flikr for photos tagged with that term. Then comes the magic; it draws a solar system using your initial search term to represent the star and then plots planets in orbit around it, showing related […]


I mentioned Google Wave to a research colleague. Believing it to be a social networking tool (it is), he wasn’t sure why Google Wave could be so relevant to online research. The answer is because of what it will let researchers do with Google Wave, rather than what Google initially expect it to be used […]


Just emailed to me a few minutes ago – the statement from Vimeo and link to the Vimeo blog first – then my thought: Vimeo: New Source File Policy by dalas verdugo July, 2009 Hi everyone, The staff here at Vimeo is committed to making this website stick around for a long time. We want […]



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