Monthly Archives: January 2011

Like Facebook?

I don’t much. Some people think that’s a bit weird because I’m meant to be a social media person at work. You don’t need to like sheep to be a vet though, do you? In fact, if you were a … Continue reading

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Design vs evolution, smartphone style

Imagine you were designing a new species. You’d sort them out pretty well, they would look really good, would rarely break down and they would do everything you could think of at the time. They may not cope well with … Continue reading

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Why TripAdvisor is getting a bad review | Travel | The Guardian

Why TripAdvisor is getting a bad review | Travel | The Guardian. And trip advisor also has a lot to answer for.

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Friends are rubbish

For the last few years you couldn’t move in the ever exciting world of media, marketing or advertising without some social media cheerleader telling you that experts are dead, it’s all about friend recommendation. Well it looks like we’ve taken … Continue reading

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Missing this level of journalism

Joanna Yeates murder: Becoming just another thumbnail on the police website? | Mail Online. Read it. Weep.

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Anyone for a bucket of coffee? Starbucks thinks so | Richard Adams | World news | guardian.co.uk

Anyone for a bucket of coffee? Starbucks thinks so | Richard Adams | World news | guardian.co.uk. This is just what already hectic New Yorkers need, a litre of coffee to kick off the day. As an aside, this amount … Continue reading

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Shooting some B-ball

Basketball is an odd game. Everything about it looks cool… …and it’s a fun night out, with beer, hotdogs and chicken wings thrown in. It looks just like the movies… …but it’s about as emotionally involving as going to the … Continue reading

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