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One teacher per student

This week, I was in Seoul presenting at the Global Education Dialogue run by the British Council and co-hosted by hte Korean Council for University Education. The conference focused on the role of technology in the race for global talent and my talk developed the idea of ‘intelligent learning systems’ that can enable universities to...


10 years on @Flickr

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This month, I will have been using the photo sharing platform @Flickr for 10 years, posting nearly 1,000 photos per year. For a while, Flickr seemed to lose pace, as other...


Rae Morris opens in Liverpool

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Last night, I went along to shoot Rae Morris’ first gig in her UK tour, which launches her debut album. It was an extraordinary night and she’s clearly going places. A...


Digital Utopias

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Tomorrow, I am compèring the Digital Utopias conference, an event curated by @ANDfestival and produced by @GoogleUK @ACE_NAtional @Hull2017 @theSpaceArts and @BritishCouncil It’s an extraordinary programme. Here’s the brief: Digital Utopias is a one-day...

Wearable Technology

RIP Google Glass?

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Today, I received an email from Google Glass, telling me that it’s over! Here’s what they had to say: and I am also posting the ‘memories’ file they sent us –...


Should computer games be considered sports?

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This question frames a @BBC5Live debate tomorrow night I took part in @MediaCityUK . The show was in front of a live audience and went out on @BBC1 ‘red button’ and Twitch, where...


A career in sports broadcasting?

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Back in the summer of 2014, the International Amateur Athletic Federation brought me in to give some social media training for their athletes at the World Junior Championships. The others...