Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

The politics of truth and science in America

Sunday, October 30th, 2011An extraordinary story of how science is becoming highly politicised is told by Shawn Lawrence Otto.First off less than 2% of Congress totaling 535 members, have professional backgrounds in science, whereas there are 222 lawyers.When in 1987 the Federal Communications ...

TEDx Sheffield: No Straight Lines

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011Thank you TEDx Sheffield for inviting me to kick off your event recently.No Straight Lines, argues that we have reached the nadir of the adaptive range of our industrialised world. Now faced with an unsustainable trilemma of social, organisational and ...

A free ride to nowhere?

Thursday, August 25th, 2011I opened my analogue copy of The Observer at the weekend, and as is my habit I found myself in the culture section and looking a book reviews. My eye caught Evgeny Morozov's review of Robert Levine's book Free Ride, ...

Dial M for Murdoch, C for corruption, but who ya gonna call?

Friday, July 22nd, 2011I found this image at the Wooster Collective – a great piece of visual satire. But the question is "who are you going to call?" And it may well be that the Ghostbusters might be our best option, because as ...

Creative Commons a bridge to the future

Saturday, July 16th, 2011We have to get from content ownership to ideas and understanding of community.

I+we=why? people or machines?

Thursday, July 7th, 2011A thought provoking film All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace is a three part BBC documentary series[1] by filmmaker Adam Curtis, well known for other documentaries including The Trap and The Power of Nightmares.Wikipedia writesIn this episode Curtis ...

Assets & Access in the intention economy

Friday, June 17th, 2011My keynote that I gave at the Mobile Marketing Association conference this morning. Thank you Michael and Rebecca for [1] inviting me [2] looking after me so well.The presentation dealt with this idea: That mobile communications does not have to ...

Living, moving, visceral organisations

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011I came across this company Moving Brands today and thought - amazing. For the speakers of the American language, 'awesome'Moving Brands/ Moving World from Moving Brands on Vimeo.And the presentation of an evolving idea around what a brand for London ...

The rise and fall of information empires

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011In his review of Tim Wu's recent book, The Master Switch John Naughton asks at the outset, "At the heart of this fascinating book is one of the central questions of our age – rendered more urgent by recent events ...

Qustodian the complete marketing channel

Monday, March 28th, 2011Brian Jacobs, is a partner with me involved with the innovative revenue-sharing Qustodian mobile commerce platform. Brian has written something that all media, agency, telco, brands should read and reflect upon.Brian writes,For several years now, it has been ‘the year ...

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