This week's budget gave a good opportunity to see how different news organisations handled live reporting on their websites so I did a quick scan through a few TV and newspaper websites and screen grabbed what I could see. The reason I'm interested is that the 125 anniversary has provided an opportunity for a large … Continue reading Live Blogging the Budget
Last Friday I went to Liver and Mash, the Liverpool Mashed Libraries event held at Parr Street Studio 2. I'd been asked to speak by Mandy Phillips (formerly of this Parish) about - erm - something! I'll cover the rest of the event in another post but here I'd like to write about the topic … Continue reading data.ac.uk
I don’t like to predict the future – usually because I’m wrong – but I’m going to put my neck out on one point for the coming year. 2010 will be the year that data becomes important. I’ve long been a believer in opening up sources of data. As far as possible, we try to … Continue reading 2010: The Year of Open Data?
I've been looking at Facebook Applications (and the Platform) since they launched and have been amazed by the massive growth of some of them. The Guardian summarises some issues that developers are facing in coping with the demand of millions of users in a short period of time. Also links to Marc Andreessen's blog which … Continue reading Facebook Applications