I don’t know why, but I have a stange fascination with Cray supercomputers. Maybe it’s my inner geek trying to get out, but they also have an amazing history, driving forward the IT revolution, arguably affecting the course of the cold war and modelling climate change just for starters. Anyway, there’s a second hand one […]
There was quite an interesting programme on BBC 3 this evening called Bionic Buildings about how biomimetic techniques are being used in modern architecture. It’s a long time since I read Janine Benyus’ book Biomimicry and I think I may go back and have another look.
You don’t perhaps expect to hear Silicon Valley buzz-words on Radio 4. But this morning Peter White’s contribution to FOOC reported on his conversation with Joe Kraus about Chris Anderson’s idea of ‘Long Tail’ business models. He had a very simple way of putting it: while old business models used to be designed for a […]
It’s taken me a little while to get round to writing this but still thought it was worth posting… It’s a stone grey day in Trafalgar Square. Pigeons swirling and swooping, London traffic beeping and revving. It would look and feel like an ordinary February weekday if it weren’t for the tens of thousands of […]
Nelson Mandela is coming to London to raise the profile of Make Poverty History. He’s speaking at midday in Trafalgar Square on Thursday. Come rain or shine, I’ll be there.