Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2011«

HBO favourites – who’s on your ‘traction list’?

October 29, 2011


...programmes from the past 10 or 15 years, probably dramas from HBO or in an HBO style

A (dis) loyalty programme lesson

October 23, 2011


It’s not that the emails themselves get worse... It’s more to do with past treatment.

Obits and the deaths of Gaddafi and Jobs

October 22, 2011


I made a throwaway comment this past week about obituaries in the press, given the demise of Gaddafi (I’ll go with that spelling – someone told me there are 18 in roman script which is, frankly, hard to believe.) Saw some bad feeling on Twitter of pre-written obits for Steve Jobs. Not so Gaddafi. A […]

Kids aren’t living in a digital world – not wholly, not yet anyway

October 15, 2011


It’s a variation on a theme you’ll know well by now. A child – in this case a one-year-old – mistakes a bit of Old Media for an iPad. Mashable even devoted this short clip to its ‘YouTube Video of the Day’. You can clearly see the infant try to swipe, pinch and otherwise use […]

The best headline – ever

October 8, 2011


I bet a huge proportion of bloggers use their first or second entry to say why they’re blogging. I’ll explain all that at some point. Just not right now. Instead, wanted to get an anecdote off my chest, something that relates to current events in the business technology world but also that world in the […]

Hello world!

October 8, 2011


Just getting started with WordPress. Thrilled to find out that upon signing up it creates a terrible first post for me. Not only is it terrible but it seems to be addressed at me. Only me. (Which is weird, right, for something public-facing?) I know this as I look at my new blog on my […]