Tag: "media"

Age checks ain’t nuthin but a blunder

Sexual images are all around us. Unfulfillable promises of a technological defence will do nothing to protect our children.


The New Influencers

In an age where everyone is a publisher and broadcaster, identifying influencers and measuring their value is harder than ever.


Top 5 News Stories 15/05/2015

Every day on our social media feeds (Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus) we share a variety of stories about technology and the future. These were the five stories that proved most popular with likes, retweets, shares and comments this week.


Top 5 News Stories 2014-12-12

Every day on our social media feeds (Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus) we share a variety of stories about technology and the future. These are the most popular stories this week.


‘Broken Britain’: Why are we so convinced things are getting worse?

Hard though it may be to believe, by most metrics, things are getting better in Britain. Maybe not year on year, but certainly decade after decade, crime is falling, poverty is falling, education is improving. There are blips and blots on this record: sometimes for a period society becomes less equal rather than more; rates […]


Blu-ray: the last of the media-hicans?

A few months ago I was convinced that Blu-ray would make it to mass acceptance. Today, I’m not so sure. While the PlayStation 3 – the most common Blu-ray player out there – continues to sell well, I’m less convinced that the video-only discs will follow suit. When the PlayStation 2 launched with the capability […]


Social media etiquette

I just received an invitation to a press briefing. Via a Facebook message. I wouldn’t have a problem with this if I used my Facebook account for professional purposes. But I don’t. I don’t connect to any clients on Facebook. I was a member of the UK tech journos and PRs group (although I have […]


Packets of Entertainment

Imagine that instead of the 100 or so channels you have through sky, you can access the output of every wannabe director and star on the planet with a broadband connection and a digital camera.