I wish we’d had Jon Stewart for my graduation ceremony.
The Simpsons Movie is on its way.
BBC Radio Four has done a programme about The Pro-Am Revolution (I was co-author of the Demos pamphlet version). Charlie does the explaining but interviewees also include Sir Patrick Moore on pro-am astronomy, Wikipedian Jimmy Wales on pro-am encyclopedia compilers and Phil Smith of Ubisoft on pro-am computer game developers. You can listen to the […]
From the school of ‘you couldn’t make it up’, John Naughton links to a photo from Pl George Orwell in Barcelona which is now covered by CCTV.
I meant to post this a little while back but seem to have got out of the habit of using this blog (I post much more often on The Demos Greenhouse). It’s a new report called Independent Living with Sarah and Hannah that follows on from last year’s Disablism report we did with Scope and […]
I find it quite funny watching Edinburgh Council complaining about Bob Geldof and his plea for a million people to descend on the city for the G8 Summit. 1998 was the last time the G8 came to Britain and that time it was Birmingham hosting ‘the world’s most powerful men’. I was part of the […]
Bill Dunster, the architect behind BedZED where I live, has an article on openDemocracy this week. I like the phrase ‘solar urbanism’.