A new era on the web?

There has been a lot of hype created around the Wolfram/Alpha search engine – brain-child of Stephen Wolfram, inventor and academic. The promise is that the Wolfram/Alpha search engine will provide answers not just links to articles which might provide answers. Will it work? The site is not generally available but Wolfram did showcase his […]

The roots of innovation

For some reason I’ve found myself reading E H Gombrich’s A Little History of the World and I was struck by this particular passage on the ascendency of the Greeks: Now unlike the Egyptians, the Babylonians and the Assyrians, these noblemen weren’t interested in preserving the ways of their ancestors. Their many raids and battles […]

An Internet Watered Down

Thought-provoking and self-explanatory presentation by John Pettengill of Razorfish about the mobile web and why it deserves far more attention than it is getting. Well worth stepping through the 128 (!) slides. An Internet Watered Down View more presentations from John Pettengill.

End of an era at ITV – at last

I was reading The Observer’s story this morning about how ITV mishandled the opportunity from Susan Boyle’s video. The thrust of the piece was that the video in all its forms – on YouTube, ITV.com or on the BBC – was now over 100 million views and rising and yet ITV has failed to capitalise […]