Featured

The next 50 years of the Internet

Welcome to people who were at the #Internet50 LDN event... The big picture How can we better understand our societies and socio-technical change, engage citizens, and facilitate progress? A half century Almost 50 years ago, 10:30 pm on 29 October 1969, a team led by Professor Leonard Kleinrock sent a message from a computer at [...]

The Mystery of Appearance exhibition 2012/02/18: Facebook: To the last day of The Mystery of Appearance exhibition of post-War British painters including Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Patrick Caulfield, William Coldstream, Lucian Freud, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Leon Kossoff and Euan Uglow (see note on site on Bacon' credentials). Highlights were Michael Andrews (The [...]

Exhibition: Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things

Facebook: Taking the boys for a half-term trip to Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things at the Science Museum London. In the show thirty-six inventions are presented alongside original sketches and drawings by their inventors, patent specifications and original adverts revealing the efforts made to establish each product. It is produced in collaboration with [...]

Report on New Economy, Meet New City conference, 2019

The ‘New Economy, Meet New City’ two-day conference in December 2019, hosted at the new Royal Albert Dock development, looked at how technology is impacting ‘the New Economy’, and how tech advancements are reshaping our future in ‘Meet New City’. It was programmed and produced by Intelligence Squared on behalf of ABP (London), developers of [...]

Speaking at BA Digital departmental day

In January 2020 I gave a talk at British Airways’ Digital departmental day, on ‘Visions and cultures of innovation’, attempting to inform the group’s digital ambitions in the context of the past, present and future of the Web, and the future of air travel.  Documentation This is my presentation on iCloud slide sharing.  References from [...]

Teaching ‘Creativity and the Creative Industries’ at LSBU, 2019/20

This Spring 2020 I am teaching ‘Creativity: The Creative Industries’ in the School of Arts and Creative Industries at London South Bank University to Level 5 students in BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion, Fashion Media, Fashion Buying and Merchandising, and BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion with Marketing. The module focuses on the theory and policy context of [...]