Archive for September, 2007

Corrupting Capitalism – privatising war and reconstruction. Has it all gone Pete Tong?

Sunday, September 30th, 2007The theme of the rise of consumerism over all of our lives is a something I am currently thinking about. And have thought about. Exhibit A ? Companies are from Mars and Customers are from Venus.I find it a difficult ...

Government by TV

Thursday, September 27th, 2007Jeez, don't these people have somethig better to watchGovernment by TV: Ch?vez sets 8-hour record. Al? Presidente show is longest yet display of politics and showmanshipThe Venezuelan president, Hugo Ch?vez. Photograph: Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty ImagesThe fierce morning ...

Dont be a bystander to the power of networks and engagement

Thursday, September 27th, 2007say David Cushman in his post Don't just witness the network. Be part of itDavid explainsIn this world there?s no need for mass media. Mass media is about the lowest common denominator ? pleasing as many ...

Mobile Phones – Education and Mobile minds

Thursday, September 27th, 2007An indepth look at youth, education and mobile phonesHave a gander hereMobile is without doubt the 7th Mass Media, inextricably linked to how young people are interacting with each other. in 2006 35bn txt messages were sent in ...

Its not a lot to ask for – is it?

Thursday, September 27th, 2007From the BBCKatrin posted on our blogAlan, thanks for this. Some of the footage, taken at great personal risk with mobiles and other cameras, and then smuggled out for people like us around the world to ...

Communities dominate Burmese Juntas

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007I spoke on Radio 4 today, where Mike Short pointed out that Mobile phones enabled us to get a better insight into what exactly the Military Junta were doing to try and suppress the Peoples cry for a free society. ...

A head-on collision in the world of commerce and creative commons

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007My very good friend Ian Kirk and a great brand strategist BTW sent me this link Creative Commons sued for deceptionAnd it presents a very moral dilemma. Based upon the Jordan principle (AKA Katie Price) what you see ...

Engaging on BBC Radio 4 tomorrow at 12 Noon

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007Tomorrow I am on a panel talking about the affects of mobile communications on young people, society, education, business and politics.So why not tune in to You and Yours on BBC Radio 4 tomorrowI will have the company ...

BB & AB: Before Blyk and After Blyk

Monday, September 24th, 2007In the networked world, the only thing worse than being sampled is not being sampled.Said Siva VaidhyanathanSo I am sampling Tomi's great headline for the launch of the iPhone Bi & Ai Before iPhone ...

Business & Marketing Challenges @ Nokia Siemens in Rome

Monday, September 24th, 2007I was delighted to be asked to speak at this event, was intrigued by the conversation and by some of the presentations.Everyone at Nokia Siemens did a great job, and I very much enjoyed the dinner at Ceasers ...

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