Well Labour Meetup hasn’t exactly gone ballistic. One week on and we have 10 members (there were 11 but I think somebody realised their mistake). By contrast conservative.meetup.com has 236 members but to be fair they are mainly quite scary looking americans and it has been going for longer. There’s quite a nice quote on […]
Somebody told me last night that she’d been to a wedding where the best man’s speech was given by powerpoint. I worry about the future of the human race.
I have a bit of an on-off reading relationship with openDemocracy. I used to be a very regular visitor, and thought they really were paving the way to a new way of publishing online. But for the past few months I have to admit when I’ve had a scan through the email each week I […]
The Labour party takes a tiny step into the internet age as my request to set up Labour as a topic on Meetup.com has been accepted. You can join at www.labour.meetup.com. Oh, and tell your friends.
After all the talk about technology changing politics last week with Douglas Rushkoff in town, I thought I’d try a little activism of my own. I’ve submitted the Labour Party as a topic on Meetup.com for the first Wednesday of each month… I’ll let you know whether it gets accepted.
So William Gibson has stopped blogging for a while. He’s off to write another novel and sees blogging and writing as incompatible. I read his last novel Pattern Recognition earlier this year and while it didn’t blow me away I realise now that it lingers in my mind and has planted a few ideas that […]