Recently I caught a bit of the 1998 film You've Got Mail. It stars Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks, and is a based around their characters’ email communications…
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For over a decade now social media have been turning our interactions into data. Once relations, dialogue and connections are abstracted into data, the…
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On London Review of Books: An Incomplete History
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Intermittent software updates are a common feature of our digital landscape. Our devices often pause to renew. We only really notice these updates when…
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I was recently interviewed by Omar Oakes for a feature in Campaign magazine. Below is an excerpt from the feature: Is social media breaking apart the b…
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Holding down the fast forward button on your CD player, eventually the sound of a mysterious hidden track would rush by. An all-too-quick blur of noise…
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Technological developments can break down all sorts of boundaries, distinctions and seperations. The most recent of these ruptures has led to a battle …
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It's been quite a while since my last newsletter went out. I had take some time out this summer and the newsletter needed to go on the back burner. The…
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I'm just reading today that Apple is going to be closing down iTunes. The services provided by iTunes will be split onto different digital services, wi…
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I had to take a slightly longer gap between newsletters this time. Alongside my usual commitments I've been working toward the conclusion of a project.…
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Revenues are what? There are lots of awful clichès that float about on entrepreneurial TV shows like The Apprentice and Dragon's Den. One of those clic…
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This is my weekly newsletter on technology, media & culture. With a combination of marking and the holiday, instead of the usual email format I’ve made…
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