Category "Blog"

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TEDx Warwick

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On Saturday 9th March, I’ll give a talk as part of TEDx Warwick. This will be the second time I’ve spoken at Warwick, the first being at the Virtual Futures...

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The Value of Arts and Humanities Research

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This week, the AHRC asked me to submit some quotes to them that spoke to the value of arts and humanities research. The request came a couple of weeks after...

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TV Like Us

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A new book edited by Hanna Harris with Suvi Kukkonen, Olli-Matti Nykänen and Jenni Tuovinen, of the Finnish Institute in London, considers the role of community media today. It includes...

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PODIUM 2012 Awards

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Last night, I attended the PODIUM awards on behalf of #media2012. PODIUM is the London 2012 education initiative, which has been focusing the HE, FE and school sector on the...

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the #media2012 Charter

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This week, the #media2012 collective launched the #media2012 Charter, a document that outlines the mission and values of the community. The website has a Q&A with me, explaining what it’s...

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Republic of the Moon

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Last week, the new exhibition @FACT_Liverpool opened, bringing together a number of installations that are themed around the concept of space exploration and occupation....

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Light Shower

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While at the #braingear conference last week, an art installation was presented by Dutch artist Lambert Rozema. He took a few snaps while I was inside the apparatus. The experience...

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Liverpool Riots

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UPDATE 2011.08.09, 4pm: The streets in my neighbourhood (L8) are quiet, but there is news that shops in the city centre are closing early to be on the safe side and...

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The Olympics (2012)

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Dr Beatriz Garcia and I have just launched the website of our new book, due for publication by Taylor and Francis in February 2012. It is titled ‘The Olympics: The...

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North West 2012

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Photos from the annual North West 2012 (#nw2012) annual conference, a meeting for regional stakeholders of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It began with the LIPA Balloons project...

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Olympic Day

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The 23rd June every year is Olympic Day. This is a day that is recognized by the International Olympic Committee and supported by National Olympic Committees, which undertake a number...

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Ai Weiwei #missing

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  From Wikipedia, May 05, 2011: South China Morning Post reports that Ai received at least two visits from the police, the last being on 31 March – three days...

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Sydney

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It has been 10 years since I’ve been to Sydney, but I managed to get across in April to check out the Olympic park and see how it was looking....

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The 50 best Android Apps (sort of)

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2011.02.20 Update: + Angry birds, Latitude PdaNet, RetroCamera; -Baby timer (Still good, don’t need it), bubble (don’t do much DIY), Voice (don’t use it), El Pais (too heavy) 2010.11.25 Update:...